Ariarne just misses but Tassie triumphs
Amy Cure’s gold medal in the women’s cycling team pursuit was the highlight of the day, but Jake Birtwhistle’s come-from-the-pack silver in the triathlon will be remembered as Australia’s first medal of the Games â€” and 17-year-old swimmer Ariarne Titmus, competing in the 200m freestyle, won the first of what is expected to be a swag of medals.
But someone forgot to hand Canadian teen Taylor Ruck the script.
Ruck, the world junior champion in the 200m freestyle, is one of the rising stars of Canada’s outstanding women’s swimming program.
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