Canada’s Kylie Masse has received the silver medal within the girls’s 100-metre backstroke on the Tokyo Olympics.
Masse posted a time of 57.72 seconds within the occasion last Tuesday, only a fraction of a second behind Australian Kaylee McKeown, who took the gold. Regan Smith of america took the bronze.
Masse got here out flying proper out of the gate and was within the lead after the flip on the midway level. However McKeown, who was on Masse’s heels all through the race, was in a position to steadily acquire floor earlier than stealing the win.
Masse’s medal is the most recent in a string of prizes for Canada’s swimming crew, together with the nation’s first gold medal of the Video games received by Margaret Mac Neil within the 100-metre butterfly on Monday.
Mac Neil additionally received silver together with Kayla Sanchez, Penny Oleksiak and Rebecca Smith within the girls’s 100-metre relay on Sunday.
To this point, Canada has additionally received one other silver within the girls’s synchronized three-metre springboard diving occasion and a bronze in girls’s judo — Canada’s first medal ever received within the latter sport.
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