Canada's Taylor Ruck defended her 200-yard freestyle title on Friday at the NCAA Division I Women's Swimming and Diving Championships in Knoxville, Tenn.
The 22-year-old from Kelowna, B.C. – swimming in her final meet for Stanford – finished the race in one minute 42.36 seconds, just five-hundredths of a second ahead of fellow Canadian Brooklyn Douthwright.
The Riverview, N.B., swimmer finished second for Tennessee in 1:42.41. "That last 50 was getting pretty close," Ruck said in a release.
I just tried to not breathe, put my head down and did my best to race Brooklyn. It feels pretty good. "I tend to go out pretty fast.Read more on cbc.ca