Before the FINA World’s last year we saw this from Louise:
Join Marjorie, and CMSC, in Montreal this August!
Marjorie Obee has been a Member of CMSC since 1999, but started with Masters swimming in 1983 in Montreal. She trains regularly with the mid-morning group and on her own, to fit in extra long course training. She has obtained Alberta provincial records in all the freestyle events, her longest standing record dates back to the year 2000. She currently holds an impressive 16 Alberta records over 3 age groups.
Beginning in 1985, Marjorie has been to an awe-inspiring 5 World Masters Games and 4 FINA World Masters Championships, with Montreal in 1994, followed by Sheffield, Great Britain in 1996, Stanford USA in 2006, Perth, Australia in 2008 and is gearing up for her 5th in Montreal this summer. She frequently places in the top 10 in these major international events.
Marjorie is “aging up” to the 85-89 age group next year and no-doubt has her sight set on the next batch of Alberta records. She has been training especially hard in the long course pool before mid-morning swim, preparing for the competition in Montreal to see if she can improve on the records she already has.
Marj did achieve 5 Top 10 finishes at the World Championships in Montreal in the 80-84 category
- 10th in the 50 Free with a time of 1:03.53
- 9th in the 100 Free (2:27.34)
- 10th in the 200 Free (5:10.99)
- 6th in the 400 Free (10:20.77)
- 5th in the 800 Free (21:05.39)
You can view her Alberta records here.