Steven Bielby, a swimmer from McGill University, and Redmen head coach Peter Carpenter, are among 42 student-athletes and a 10-member support staff selected to represent Canada in swimming at the 26th Summer Universiade from August 12-23, 2011, in Shenzhen, China.
Dick Pound, a former Olympic swimmer, International Olympic Committee vice-president and past-chancellor at McGill University, is among six new inductees named to Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary.
Hockey players Alexandre Picard-Hooper of Boucherville, Que., and Cathy Chartrand, a defenceman from Lac Nominingue, Que., were named male and female athletes of the year, respectively, at the 34th annual McGill intercollegiate sports awards gala held at the Love Competition Hall, inside the Currie Gym, Thursday.
Steven Bielby of Pte. Claire, Que., and Sarah McCuaig from Waterloo, Ont., are the McGill University athletes of the week for the period ending Feb. 27, 2011.
McGill swimmer Steven Bielby of Pointe Claire, Que., earned all-Canadian status and captured gold for the second time in three days as the CIS championships wrapped up in Calgary, Saturday. He won the 200-metre individual medley, establishing Quebec conference and McGill records with a time of two minutes, 0.24 seconds.
McGill swimmer Steven Bielby of Pointe Claire, Que., has won gold on opening day of the CIS championships, a three-day meet hosted by the University of Calgary.