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Canadian swimmer Kylie Masse has booked her ticket for the Paris Olympics. The four-time Olympic medallist won the women’s 100-metre backstroke race in 57.94 seconds at the Olympic & Paralympic Trials.

Calgary native Ingrid Wilm finishes 2nd, also qualifying for Paris Games

Kylie Masse competes in the women’s 100-metre backstroke during Canadian swimming trials in Toronto on Wednesday. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press)

Canadian swimmer Kylie Masse has booked her ticket for the Paris Olympics.

The four-time Olympic medallist won the women’s 100-metre backstroke race in 57.94 seconds at the Olympic & Paralympic Trials.

Ingrid Wilm of Calgary was second in 59.31 — over a half-second inside the Olympic qualifying time — to lock up a spot on the team as well.

Masse, from LaSalle, Ont., won bronze in her Olympic debut in 2016 in Rio.

She earned two silvers and a bronze five years later at the Tokyo Games.

Competition continues through Sunday at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.

WATCH | Masse reacts after capturing 100m backstroke win at national trials:

Kylie Masse reacts to qualifying for the Olympics in the 100m backstroke

Masse swam to a time of 58.27 at the 2024 Canadian Olympic & Paralympic trials.

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