Canadian swimmer Kylie Masse wins gold at world aquatics championship
Canada's Kylie Masse poses with her gold medal after winning the women's 100m backstroke final at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, Tuesday, July 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
The Canadian Press
Published Tuesday, July 23, 2019 9:30AM EDT
GWANGJU, Korea, Republic Of -- Canadian swimmer Kylie Masse has defended her world title in the women's 100 metre backstroke.
Masse captured gold on Tuesday at the world aquatics championships.
The native of LaSalle, Ont., also won the previous worlds in 2017.
Taylor Ruck of Kelowna, B.C., finished fourth.
It marked Canada's second gold in as many days. Maggie MacNeil won the women's 100 metre butterfly on Monday.
More to come.