Broad picked for Canadian national swim team

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Wallaceburg’s Madison Broad of the Chatham Y Pool Sharks was named to a national team Sunday based on her performances at the Canadian swimming trials in Toronto.

Broad will represent Team Canada at the Pan American Games from Aug. 6-10 in Lima, Peru.

The Games, which run from July 26 to Aug. 11, will have approximately 6,700 athletes from 41 countries in 39 sports.

The Canadian trials wrapped up Sunday.

Broad won a bronze medal in the 200 backstroke Friday after placing fifth in the 50 and 100 backstroke earlier in the week.

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