SportsPenny Oleksiak adds to Canadian women gold-medal haul in pool
Canadians team up for silver at Canoe Sprint World Cup in Germany
Canada's Laurence Vincent-Lapointe and Katie Vincent continue to be a formidable combination at the Canoe Sprint World Cup. The duo scored silver in the women's C2 500m on Sunday in Duisberg, Germany, crossing the finish line in one minute, 51.905 seconds. Hungary's won gold in 1:51.587, just a mere 0.318 ahead of the Canadians. The silver marks the fourth medals of the season for each Canadian paddler. Vincent-Lapointe took gold in Saturday's C1 200 final, while Vincent was second. WATCH | Canada goes 1-2 in Duisberg: Other Canadian results Sunday: Laurence Vincent-Lapointe, C1 5,000 metres: 1st, 25:00.
Penny Oleksiak gave the Canadian women their second gold medal in as many days at the Mare Nostrum swim meet in Barcelona on Sunday, matching her season-best of 26.06 seconds in the 50-metre butterfly.
Penny Oleksiak also broke a Canadian Olympic record. Penny Oleksiak won gold in the women 's 100m freestyle. (Photo: Lucas Oleniuk/Toronto Star via Getty Images). Nestor, who won Canada 's only Olympic tennis medal with a gold in men's doubles in 2000, was added to this Olympic team
Penny Oleksiak gave the Canadian women their second gold medal in as many days at the Mare Nostrum swim meet in Barcelona on Sunday.
The four-time Olympic medallist from 2016 stopped the clock in 26.06 seconds to match her season-best in capturing the women's 50-metre butterfly.
Olekskiak, 19, also won the event on Wednesday at the Mare Nostrum competition in Canet-en-Rousillon, France, with a time of 26.06.
Denmark's Jeanette Ottesen (26.21) and Hungary's Beatrix Bordas (26.51) rounded out the podium on Sunday.
Taylor Ruck of Kelowna, B.C., ruled the pool on Saturday by winning the women's 100 backstroke after finishing third in France.
In other action Sunday, Kayla Noelle Sanchez of Scarborough, Ont., finished second in the women's 100 freestyle. Her time of 54.28 seconds was just behind Anna Hopkin (54.20) of Great Britain.
Surprising Sweden ousts Germany at the Women's World Cup.
RENNES, France — Stina Blackstenius scored the go-ahead goal just minutes into the second half and Sweden surprised Germany with a 2-1 quarterfinal victory Saturday night at the Women's World Cup. The second-ranked Germans, who won back-to-back World Cup titles in 2003 and 2007, were the presumptive favourites on their side of the bracket. Instead, they'll head home. Ninth-ranked Sweden goes on to face the Netherlands in a semifinal match on Wednesday in Lyon. The Dutch defeated Italy 2-0 earlier Saturday. The United States plays England in the other semifinal on Tuesday. The final is July 7.
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