Dickens conquers at Canadian Senior National Swimming Championship


Ancaster’s Scott Dickens just keeps on making waves.

Picking up from his gold medal performance at the recent Pan Am Games in Brazil, Dickens took the men’s 50 metre breaststroke at the Canadian Senior National Swimming Championships. Dickens, 22, hit the edge in 28.77 seconds, having qualified for the final with a time of 28.93.

Dickens, who swims for the University of British Columbia Dolphins, took the event .15 seconds ahead of Calgary’s Mike Brown (28.92). Dickens is scheduled to compete in the 100m freestyle, the 100m breastroke, the 200m breastroke, the 400 medley relay, and the 800m freestyle relay .

Competition continues through to Sunday at the Talisman Centre in Calgary.