Summer McIntosh wins 100-metre butterfly at Canadian Swimming Open

TORONTO — Teen swimming sensation Summer McIntosh added another first place result to her resume Friday, winning the women's 100-metre butterfly at the Canadian Swimming Open.

The 17-year-old from Toronto swam a personal best 57.19 seconds at the Pan Am Sports Centre.

She touched 0.05 seconds ahead of defending Olympic champion Maggie Mac Neil of London, Ont.

Mary-Sophie Harvey of Trois-Rivières, Que., came third with a time of 58.05.

McIntosh is one of Canada's top medal hopes for this summer's Paris Olympics, and posted the world's fastest 200-metre free time of the year on Wednesday, swimming the race in 1:54.21.

The Canadian Swimming Open continues through Saturday. The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic trials are set for May 13-19 in Toronto.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 12, 2024.

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