Canadian swimmer Kylie Masse wins bronze in 100-metre backstroke
Canada's Kylie Masse shows off her bronze medal during the ceremony for the women's 100-metre backstroke final during the swimming competitions in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at the Rio 2016 games on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. (AP / Michael Sohn)
The Canadian Press
Published Monday, August 8, 2016 9:43PM EDT
Last Updated Monday, August 8, 2016 11:51PM EDT
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Canadian swimmer Kylie Masse has won the bronze medal in the women's 100-metre backstroke at the Rio Olympics, giving Canada three medals in three days in the pool.
Masse, from LaSalle, Ont., finished in a tie for third with a Canadian record time of 58.76 seconds.
Hungary's Katinka Hosszu won gold in 58.45 seconds, Kathleen Baker of the United States took silver in 58.75 and Chinese swimmer Fu Yunahui tied with Masse to win a second bronze medal.
Canada opened the Games with a bronze in the women's 4x100-metre freestyle relay, while Toroto's Penny Oleksiak won silver in the women's 100 butterfly on Day 2.