Kylie Masse Breaks 50 Back Canadian Record Leading Off Medley Relay


After just missing it this morning, Kylie Masse took down her own 50 back Canadian Record leading off the 4×50 medley relay, clocking 26.49. Her old record stood at 26.65, set in February at the Ontario University Championships. This morning she led off in 26.67.

The Canadians were the top seed coming into tonight after going 1:45.49 in the morning, but ultimately finished 4th tonight in 1:46.00. The United States won gold in a new world record time of 1:43.27, followed by Italy (1:45.38) and Denmark (1:45.98).

Masse wasn’t the only one leading off quick, as American Ali DeLoof broke the American Record going 26.12. Both Masse and DeLoof will vie for medals later tonight in the 100 back, where Masse is the top seed and DeLoof 4th.

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About James Sutherland

James Sutherland

James is currently a university swimmer for the Laurentian Voyageurs in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. He is studying economics. Along with swimming, he also loves hockey. He's in his 14th season as a competitive swimmer. Best Times - SCM (LCM) 50 FR - 24.56 (25.12) 100 FR - 53.58 (56.70) 200 FR - 1:56.07 (2:04.29) 1500 …

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