Canada wins bronze in women’s 4×100 metre medley relay

Taylor Ruck (Kevin van Paassen, Canadian Olympic Committee) (with permission)

Team Canada won the bronze medal in the women’s 4×100 metre medley swimming relay at the 2024 World Aquatics Championship in Doha, Qatar on Sunday. It was the final day of competition of the World Aquatics Championships.

The Canadian team in the final comprised of Canadian Olympic silver medalist Taylor Ruck of Kelowna, British Columbia, Sophie Angus of Toronto, Ontario, Ingrid Wilm of Calgary, Alberta, and Canadian Olympic silver medalist Rebecca Smith of Red Deer, Alberta. The Canadian team also used Canadian Olympic bronze medalists Sydney Pickrem of Halifax, Nova Scotia and Katerine Savard of Pont-Rouge, Quebec in the heat.

Ruck, Wilm, Angus and Smith had a bronze medal winning time of 3:56.43. Australia won the gold medal with a time of 3:55.98. Sweden won the silver medal with a time of 3:56.35. Canada reached the podium by 2.73 seconds over China, which had a fourth place time of 3:59.16.

Ruck and Smith won the Olympic silver medal in the women’s 4×100 metre freestyle at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2021. Pickrem won the bronze medal in the women’s 4×100 metre medley at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2021, and Savard won the bronze medal in the women’s 4×200 metre freestyle at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

 

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