Frome the left, Louise Hanson of Sweden, silver, World Swimming Championships 100m butterfly event gold medal winner Margaret MacNeil of Canada (centre) with silver medallist Louis Hanson (left) of Sweden and bronze medallist Claire Curzan (right) of the US in Abu Dhabi. Photo: AP
Frome the left, Louise Hanson of Sweden, silver, World Swimming Championships 100m butterfly event gold medal winner Margaret MacNeil of Canada (centre) with silver medallist Louis Hanson (left) of Sweden and bronze medallist Claire Curzan (right) of the US in Abu Dhabi. Photo: AP
Swimming

Canadian-Chinese swimmer Maggie MacNeil smashes backstroke world record to make it 4 world championship gold medals

  • The 21-year-old is ‘proud, honoured and relieved’ after sealing 100m butterfly gold in Abu Dhabi
  • ‘Never in a million years did I think my first world record would be in a backstroke event’ writes MacNeil

Topic |   Swimming
Frome the left, Louise Hanson of Sweden, silver, World Swimming Championships 100m butterfly event gold medal winner Margaret MacNeil of Canada (centre) with silver medallist Louis Hanson (left) of Sweden and bronze medallist Claire Curzan (right) of the US in Abu Dhabi. Photo: AP
Frome the left, Louise Hanson of Sweden, silver, World Swimming Championships 100m butterfly event gold medal winner Margaret MacNeil of Canada (centre) with silver medallist Louis Hanson (left) of Sweden and bronze medallist Claire Curzan (right) of the US in Abu Dhabi. Photo: AP
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