Tokyo Olympics: Maggie Mac Neil wins Canada’s first gold medal in 100m butterfly

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Canada’s women continue to bring home victories at the Tokyo Olympics, with Margaret Mac Neil earning the country its first gold medal with her swimming performance at the 100-metre butterfly and Jessica Klimkait winning bronze in judo. Mac Neil also set a Canadian record in her performance.

Both of Canada’s flag bearers also saw action, with Nathan Hirayama joining his team in a rugby game against Fiji and Miranda Ayim and the women’s basketball team pressing Serbia, the European champions, until the very end with a loss of 72-68.

A false start was also declared Monday in the triathlon after a boat blocked the way for several competitors but the event did eventually get underway.

Crystal Goomansingh reports on all the action from the latest day of the Games.

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