Kylie Masse Makes Maple History: 58.10 WR As First Canadian 100 Backstroke Champ

Kylie Masse - Canadian swimming history in the making - by Patrick B. Kraemer

Kylie Masse made history twice in the same 58.10sec over two laps backstroke: the first Canadian to claimed the world 100m backstroke crown since it all began in 1973 had set a world record to replace the 58.12sec held by Britain’s Gemma Spofforth since the last season of shiny suits backlights at the Rome 2009 circus of 43 global marks in eights day before a ban on the apparel that buoyed swimming speed. It was 1974 when last a Canadian owned the worlds record.

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Kylie Masse made history twice in the same 58.10sec over two laps backstroke: the first Canadian to claimed the world 100m backstroke crown since it all began in 1973 had set a world record to replace the 58.12sec held by Britain’s Gemma Spofforth since the last season of shiny suits backlights at the Rome 2009 circus of 43 global marks in eights day before a ban on the apparel that buoyed swimming speed. It was 1974 when last a Canadian owned the worlds record.

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