Joshua Baerg (WDSC) named to Canadian National Deaf Team

Led by Canadian deaf record holders Joshua Baerg and Thomas Osborn, the squad that will represent Canada at the 2015 World Deaf Swimming Championship has been announced. Four men will be traveling to San Antonio, Texas for the event, the largest international deaf swimming competition outside of the Deaflympics.

Canadian World Deaf Swimming Championships Roster:

Joshua Baerg (19, Delta BC, University of Lethbridge)

Thomas Osborn (18, Winnipeg MB, University of Manitoba)

Damiano Panetta (18, Vaughn, ON, McMaster University)

Brandon Van Wyk (20, Brantford ON, University of Waterloo)

Baerg is the Canadian record in the 50m breast, boasting a 31.99. He has best times of 1:12.30 and 2:37.54 in the 100 and 200 breastroke.