Red Deer swimmer takes silver medal in Tokyo

21 year old Rebecca Smith was part of the relay crew that took home Canada's first medal in the Tokyo Olympics

21 year old Rebecca Smith of Red Deer Alberta helped secure one of Team Canada's first medals in Tokyo for the 2021 Olympic Games.

Smith was competing in the women’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay with teammates Penny Oleksiak, Kayla Sanchez and Margaret MacNeil, where they secured a second-place finish.

Rebecca began swimming at the Roland Michener Recreation Centre when she was younger. 

Rebecca will compete again on Wednesday in the 4x200m relay.

 

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