Kylie Masse

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Kylie Masse was born in LaSalle, Ontario, Canada.

She is the Canadian Record Holder in the 100M Backstroke.

2016 Rio Olympics

Masse wins the bronze medal tied with Chinese swimmer Fu Yuanhui of China in the women’s 100 M Bacstroke with a time of 58.76, juts .01 out of second place.

2017 FINA World Championships

Day three of World Championships Masse took down the World Record in women’s 100 back final. Masse surged through the back half to finish in 58.10, taking down Olympic silver medalist Kathleen Baker (58.58) of the USA and 2015 World Champion Emily Seebohm (58.59) of Australia.

Masse’s 100 Back World Record Splits:

  • 1st 50 Split- 28.51
  • 2nd 50 Split- 29.59
  • Final Time- 58.10

200m backstroke semi-final, day six: Masse broke the Canadian National Record with a 2:05.97. The long-burning torch in Canadian women’s 200m backstroke has now been fully passed to Masse. After breaking the World Record and winning gold in the 100 earlier in the meet, Maase has the Canadian Record in the 200m back by almost a second. Masse’s 2:05.97 in the semi-final  broke Hilary Caldwell’s 2:06.80 from the 2013 World Championships, where she took bronze. In the finals of the 200m backstroke, did not improve her semifinal swim, placing fifth with a time of 2:07.04.

In the Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay, Masse swam a strong backstroke leg , splitting a 58.22 to help Team Canada win the bronze medal. Teaming with Richard Funk, Penny Oleksiak and Yuri Kisil, Canada missed the silver medal by 0.04 seconds.

International Medals

Place Event Year Meet
Gold 100 Back 2017 World Championships
Bronze 100 Back 2016 Olympic Games

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
lcm 100 Back 58.10 07/25/17 2017 World Championships
Budapest, Hungary
lcm 200 Back 2:05.97 07/28/17 2017 World Championships
Budapest, Hungary
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