The family is the first school for any child where they learn the primary things and get the most valuable lessons for the life time. In this regard, let's talk about Penelope “Penny” Oleksiak who herself belongs to the athletic family and has ended up taking swimming as a career with the encouragement of her father. She is an award- winning Canadian competitive swimmer who is specialized in the freestyle and butterfly events.
Career and Progression:
Since Penny Oleksiak inheritances the sporting blood, she was interested in the sports and chose to be swimming champion early in her age. After learning to swim at nine, she was inspired to by her father to move ahead with the passion. She attempted the swimming classes in the Toronto, but she got rejected for having difficulties while swimming in the long pool. She was eventually taken in by the coach Gary Nolden at the Toronto Olympian Swim Team from where she started shaping her swimming career.
In addition to that, she won six medals at the 2015 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, and she became junior world and Canadian record holder in the 100 freestyle and 100m butterfly. Later, she succeeded to be the first Canadian to win four medals at the same Summer Games and the country’s youngest Olympic champion during 2016 Summer Olympics. As of now, she shares the Olympic record in the 100m freestyle with Simone Manuel.
With her success, she was awarded the 2016 Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada’s top athlete and the Bobbie Rosenfeld Award as the country’s top female athlete for 2016.
Is Penny Oleksiak Dating Anyone?
A swimming champion, Oleksiak, with her versatile technique of swimming, has been able to make a name for herself as one of the greatest female athletes in Canada.
Along with her career success, she has also maintained a well-toned physique that grabs the attention of the media and audiences.
By considering her glamorous body and an elegant personality, it wouldn’t be wrong to guess that she must have received several dating proposals.
However, the secretive girl, Penny hasn’t mentioned anything of that sort until now and nor has disclosed openly about her relationship status and current whereabouts.
Sources have been speculating about her blossoming romance with a tennis player, Denis Shapovalov after she posted a picture of her and the alleged boyfriend on Twitter.
Isn’t the picture adorable? However, still making speculations about their dating affair based on one image would be absurd and thus, the audience has to wait little longer to get an insight of her love life.
Her Short Bio:
Penny Oleksiak aged 17 was born on June 13, 2000, in Toronto, Canada. Speaking of her family, her father, Richard Oleksiak played basketball, football and field athletics and her mother, Alison Oleksiak held multiple Scottish Age Group swimming records in freestyle and backstroke. She is the youngest of five siblings; Jamie, Claire, Jacob and Hayley Oleksiak. She attended Monarch Park Collegiate Institute in Toronto, Ontario. The Canadian national belongs to the white ethnicity and has a decent height of 1.83 m.