Canadian swim star Summer time McIntosh races to gold at Commonwealth Video games

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom — Swimming star Summer time McIntosh has added to her burgeoning trophy case, incomes Canada’s first gold medal on the Commonwealth Video games within the ladies’s 400-metre particular person medley.

The 15-year-old from Toronto received the race in a Commonwealth Video games file time of 4 minutes 29.01 seconds.

Australia’s Kiah Melverton was second in 4:36.78 and Katie Shanahan of Scotland was third in 4:39.37.

Ella Jansen of Burlington, Ont., was fifth and Tessa Cieplucha of Oakville, Ont., was eighth.

McIntosh is the world champion within the occasion, profitable gold on the world aquatics championships final month in Budapest, Hungary.

She received 4 medals on the worlds, together with two gold.

Earlier, Kelsey Mitchell, Sarah Orban and Lauriane Genest picked up Canada’s first medal after they raced to silver in monitor biking’s ladies’s dash crew occasion.

New Zealand received the gold-medal race in a time of 47.425 seconds, edging the Canadians who completed in 48.001.

Canada’s objective on the Video games is to complete top-3 within the general medal desk. The Canadian crew captured 82 medals on the Video games 4 years in the past in Australia.

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