Roy-Allan Burch remains upbeat about his chances of competing at this summer’s Olympics in Rio.
The SwimMac Carolina swimmer has made a miraculous recovery from a potential career-ending injury and will resume his quest to qualify for a third straight Olympics at next month’s Canadian Trials in Toronto.
It will be the first time that Burch has swam competitively since rupturing both his patella tendons after falling during a training session nearly a year ago.
The Olympic qualifying mark for the 50-metres freestyle event is 23.05 sec, which Burch feels is still within his reach.
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