Canada’s Kylie Masse wins Olympic silver medal in backstroke


Canada’s Kylie Masse won silver medal on Tuesday in the women’s 100-metre backstroke at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. (Photo Credit – Swimming Canada)

The 25-year-old from LaSalle, Ontario, finished 57.72 seconds to capture the silver medal.

Meanwhile, Australia’s Kaylee McKeown captured gold by finishing in 57.47 seconds and American Regan Smith won bronze by finishing in 58.05 seconds.

Masse advanced to the semifinals on Sunday by winning her heat and ranking third d overall in 58.17, which was an Olympic record for about three minutes.

Regan Smith of the U.S. and Kaylee McKeown of Australia had won the following heats in 57.96 and 57.88.



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