Stephen Calkins

Stephen Calkins


  • Won two bronze medals at the 2022 Commonwealth Games after swimming in the preliminary heats of the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay and mixed 4x100m freestyle relay; reached the semifinals in the 50m and 100m freestyle events 
  • Was called to fill a spot on the 2022 Commonwealth Games team just two days after he had decided to retire from swimming, quickly changing those plans 
  • First represented Canada at the 2015 World Junior Swimming Championships 
  • Competed in his first World Cup event in October 2022  
  • Finished fifth in the 50m and 100m freestyle events at the 2023 Canadian Trials

Palmarès international

Commonwealth Games: 2022 – BRONZE (mixed 4x100m freestyle), BRONZE (4x100m freestyle), 12th (50m freestyle), 10th (100m freestyle), 8th (4x100m medley) 

FINA World Junior Championships: 2015 – 33rd (50m freestyle), 23rd (50m butterfly), 32nd (100m butterfly), 6th (4x100m freestyle)