October 18, 2021

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Margaret McNeill gives Canada the first gold in Tokyo

Penny Oleksiak prend la pose.

She defeated Yufei Zhang (55.64) of China and Emma McKeen (55.72) of Australia 55.59 / 100. The first 50m in 7th place. Upon completion, the Canadian race exploded in the final stage.

I was not scared before the competition. I want to have fun. This is very unusual for me. I was shocked to hear my name and saw the first person following him on board, The new Olympic champion said quite simply when she exited the pool.

McNeill won the event at the 2019 World Championships.

University of Michigan athlete wins second medal in two days After the money in the 4 x 100 freestyle relay on Sunday. It’s silly, I still realize what I achieved yesterday, I still have some timeThe young champion was shocked.

The gold medal, won on the third day, was Canada’s fastest to win the Simon Withfield Triathlon after the 2000 Sydney Games.

Canada has now won three medals in Tokyo: one gold and two silver.

Near the Summer Macintosh Medal

An hour later, Canadian Summer McIntosh fought to the end, hoping to win a medal in just 14,400 freestyle. She finally finished 4th.

She was in the top three in the overall race, but losing speed in the last 100 meters knocked her off the podium.

I tell myself to continue fighting and hit the wall as soon as possible.

A quote from:Summer McIntosh, 400 m

At the Tokyo Olympics, 14-year-old swimmer Summer McIntosh finished fourth in the 400 freestyle.

Photo: Canadian Press / Frank Gunn

Australian Ariane Titmus won the event in 3: 56.69, less than second to American Kathleen Ledeck, but placed 3rd over China’s Bingjie Li. He defeated McIntosh in the last corner of the next race.

I am happy with my run and thank you for giving me this opportunity to participate in an event with some of the most amazing athletes in the world., The young swimmer, said the stars in her eyes.

Canadian Torch Bearers 4th

In the men’s 4 x 100 freestyle relay final, Canada set a national record, but it did not match the podium finish. Brent Hayden, Joshua Lindo Edwards, Yuri Kisil and Marcus Thormeyer finished 4th from 3: 10.82.

The United States (3: 08.97) is ahead of Italy (3: 10.11) and Australia (3: 10.22) in this event.

Kylie Massey in the 100m DOS Final

In addition, Canadian Kylie Massey will reach the final in the 100m backstroke. The 25-year-old swimmer won her semi-final heat and posted for the 2nd time overall, which puts her in good shape for the final.

His teammate Taylor Ruck from the same semi-finals could not go with him. She finished 5th. Only the top four got a ticket to the final.

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