Mary-Sophie Harvey & Emily Large Lead The Wave Of Juniors Going Big In Toronto

Emily Large, the Olympic Youth Festival in the bag, the Olympic Games proper a 2020 dream - courtesy of the BOA

Back when Emily Large’s mum was bringing her daughter into the world, a 2:07 flat over 200m butterfly would have won bronze at the world titles. That same season, when Mary-Sophie Harvey’s family were delighting in their one-year-old’s smile, a 4:02.23 over 400m free would have taken silver at world titles. Lines like these or not far away among the young folk warming up the water at the Ontario Junior International in Toronto were not uncommon on the second day of the meet.

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Back when Emily Large’s mum was bringing her daughter into the world, a 2:07 flat over 200m butterfly would have won bronze at the world titles. That same season, when Mary-Sophie Harvey’s family were delighting in their one-year-old’s smile, a 4:02.23 over 400m free would have taken silver at world titles. Lines like these or not far away among the young folk warming up the water at the Ontario Junior International in Toronto were not uncommon on the second day of the meet.

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