Everything is happening on or in the water today at the Pan Am Games in Toronto.Â
Canada will have a satisfactory chance at adding to itsÂ 17 gold & 41 medals overall on Day 4 of the Games,Â with numerous podium chances inÂ various water sports.
Here's what you need to know for Tuesday:
1. Swimming starts
Swimming action getsÂ underway at the Pan Am/Parapan Am Aquatic Centre with a variety of medal events on the docket. Heats & finals will take place in the women's & men's 100-metre freestyle, the women's & men's 200Â butterfly, & the men's & women's 4×100Â freestyle relay.
PerhapsÂ Canada's best gold-medalÂ chanceÂ of the day isÂ in the hands of Audrey Lacroix,Â 31, whoÂ will compete in the women's 200Â butterfly competition.Â The Montreal native won gold in thisÂ event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games & at the 2003 Pan Am Games, where she earnedÂ four medals.
Swimming heats commence at 10:05 a.m. ET & continue throughout the day at the PAC.
2. Water polo titleÂ up for grabs
Canada will try to avenge itsÂ 2011 gold-medal match loss in women's water polo with a rematch against USAÂ onÂ Tuesday evening. Canada is unbeaten with one tie (3-1-0)Â entering the final, while its competitorÂ has yet to lose, posting a perfect 4-0-0 record.
The Canadians, led by Christine Robinson with 10Â goals,Â have outscored their oppositionÂ in the tournamentÂ 41-16, while the Americans have owned their opponents by a combined total of 73-9. Canada willÂ be in tough at 8Â p.m.Â at the Atos Markham Pan Am/Parapan Am Centre.
Prior to that, Brazil will take on Cuba in the bronze-medal match.Â Â
3. Paddling for gold
Kayaker Michelle Russell will go for her third medal of the Pan AmsÂ onÂ the final day of canoe & kayak action at the Welland Pan Am FlatwaterÂ Centre. Russell, who has won a gold & silver so far, will compete in the women's K1-200-metreÂ final. Canada, which has won six medalsÂ in canoe/kayak, will moreover have a satisfactory chance in the five other medal eventsÂ Tuesday,Â starting at 9:05 a.m.
Meanwhile, at the Royal Canadian Henley Rowing Course, Canada have a satisfactory chance at adding to its four rowing medals with five events taking place, starting at 9:35 a.m.
Mark Henry & Saul Garcia are competingÂ in the men's lightweight double sculls race, while Liz Fenje & Katherine SauksÂ are contenders on the women's side.Â