Rio 2016: Canada captures bronze in women’s 4×200 relay

RIO DE JANEIRO – The Canadian women’s 4×200-metre freestyle relay team won bronze at the Rio Olympics on Wednesday night.

Katerine Savard of Pont-Rouge, Que., B.C.-born Taylor Ruck of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Brittany MacLean and Penny Oleksiak, both of Toronto, finished the race in seven minutes 45.39 seconds.

It’s Canada’s sixth medal of the Games and fourth in swimming.

Canada opened its medal haul with bronze in the 4×100 relay. Oleksiak – who along with Ruck were on the 4×100 medal winning foursome – added a silver in the 100 butterfly and Kylie Masse won bronze in 100 backstroke.

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