Taylor Ruck scores Canadian medal record with Pan Pacific silver

Taylor Ruck is now the most-decorated Canadian swimmer at a single Pan Pacific Swimming Championships after racing to a silver in the 200-metre backstroke in Tokyo on Sunday​. The medal was her fifth of the event, helping Ruck break a tie she held with six other Canadians for the most medals at a single Pan Pacs with four. Ruck, […]

Canada's Taylor Ruck upsets American swim superstar Ledecky

Canadian teenager Taylor Ruck defeated American star Katie Ledecky as she won gold and set a new meet record in the women's 200-metre freestyle event on the opening day of the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Tokyo. WATCH | 'A brilliant, brilliant race!'<br><br>Canada's <a href="https://twitter.com/taylor_ruck?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@taylor_ruck</a> 🇨🇦 finishes first in the 200m ahead of 🇯🇵 <a href="https://twitter.com/rikakoikee?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@rikakoikee</a> and 200m Olympic […]

Taylor Ruck gives Canadian swimming a glimpse into the future

GOLD COAST, Australia — When Taylor Ruck wants to reminisce about the 2018 Commonwealth Games, it won’t be hard to do. The 17-year-old Canadian swimmer will have a shiny souvenir from each of the eight events she entered at the Gold Coast Aquatics Centre, and will also have her name in the Commonwealth Games record books. […]

Canada's Taylor Ruck wins 8th medal to equal Commonwealth Games record

Canadian teenage swimmer Taylor Ruck matched the record for most medals won at a single Commonwealth Games by any athlete when she reached the podium for the eighth time in Australia on Tuesday. The record-tying medal came in the women’s 4×100 medley relay on the final day of swimming events. Ruck, 17, anchored teammates Kylie Masse, Kierra […]

Taylor Ruck matches Canadian Commonwealth Games record with 7th medal

Teenage swimmer Taylor Ruck tied a Canadian record Monday by winning her seventh medal of the Commonwealth Games in Australia. With her bronze in the women’s 100-metre freestyle, Ruck, 17, grabbed a piece of the national single-Games mark, which has stood for 52 years and is shared by two other swimmers. Elaine Tanner set the record […]

Kylie Masse, Taylor Ruck headline huge day for Canada at Commonwealth Games

Canada’s Kylie Masse won her second gold in as many nights and teenager Taylor Ruck added a silver Sunday to up her total to six in the Commonwealth Games pool. Masse, who won the 100-metre backstroke on Saturday, set a Games record Sunday in taking the 200 backstroke in two minutes 5.98 seconds. Ruck was second […]

Taylor Ruck sets record, wins Canada's first gold of Commonwealth Games

Teenage swimmer Taylor Ruck won Canada’s first gold medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Thursday in Australia, setting a new Games record in the women’s 200-metre freestyle, before adding a silver in a relay event. The 17-year-old’s time of 1:54.81 in the 200 free final easily erased the old Commonwealth mark of 1:55.57 set in […]

Teen swimmers Ruck, Oleksiak using Commonwealth Games as Olympic prep

GOLD COAST, Australia — For two swimmers with six Olympic medals between them, career firsts should be hard to come by. But when those swimmers are just 17 years old, there’s still plenty to experience and plenty to learn. Thursday marked one of those rare new experiences for Canadians Penny Oleksiak and Taylor Ruck as […]

Taylor Ruck is Canada's next swim sensation: 'She's the real deal'

There is an emerging Canadian swimmer that has the aquatic world buzzing. And her name isn’t Penny Oleksiak.  It’s Taylor Ruck. And if you follow swimming closely, you’ve likely heard the name. If not, you’ll likely be hearing a lot of it in the years to come. Starting with the Commonwealth Games that kick off Wednesday in Australia. “She’s […]

Oleksiak, Ruck power Canada to world junior 4x100m freestyle record

The Canadian women’s 4×100-metre freestyle team captured gold with a dominant performance. The team of Taylor Ruck, Penny Oleksiak, Rebecca Smith and Kayla Sanchez finished in a world junior record three minutes 36.19 seconds. Canada wins gold in women’s 4x100m relay at World Junior Championships5:25 The United States was second ahead of Japan. Taylor Ruck has […]