Canada's Masse breaks 100 metres backstroke world record

Published : July 25, 2017 Updated : July 25, 2017

BUDAPEST, (Reuters) - Canada's Kylie Masse set a world record for the women’s 100 metres backstroke at the world championships on Tuesday.

 

Masse’s time of 58.10 seconds broke the previous mark of 58.12 seconds set by Britain's Gemma Spofforth at the 2009 world championships.

 

(Reporting by Rod Gilmour, editing by Ed Osmond)

 
 
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