Masse breaks 100m World record

Kylie Masse of Canada stormed to women’s 100m backstroke gold in a new world-record time at the world aquatics championships. She clocked 58.10 seconds, breaking Gemma Spofforth’s previous mark of 58.12 seconds from the 2009 championships. Masse was a bronze medallist in this event at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, one of six medals Canada won in the swimming pool.

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