What you missed on Day 3 of the Rio Olympics
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- Canada’s Kylie Masse won the bronze medal in the women’s 100-metre backstroke. It’s Canada’s third medal in three days in the pool.
- The Canadian women’s sevens rugby team won a bronze medal after defeating Great Britain 33-10.
- Canada’s women’s basketball team comes back from 18 points down at one point in the second half to beat Serbia 71-67.
- Eugenie Bouchard lost to Angelique Kerber in straight sets.
- Canada finished fifth in the men’s quadruple sculls repechage Monday, failing to qualify for the final.
WHAT TO WATCH TODAY (ET)
The women's basketball team, led by Kia Nurse, beat Serbia 71-67 to move to 2-0 in pool play. Canada beat China in the preliminary round by a score of 90-68.Canada, seeking its first podium finish in Olympic basketball, reached the quarter-finals in London 2012 and are determined to get a medal this time around.
Kylie Masse of LaSalle, Ont., won the bronze medal in the 100-metre backstroke at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. She finished in a tie for third with a Canadian record time of 58.76 seconds. giving Canada three medals in three days in the pool.
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Her teammate Rachel Nicol of Lethbridge, Alta., came fifth in the women's 100-metre breaststroke.
Celebrated American swimmer Michael Phelps, meanwhile, finished second in the men's 200-metre butterfly seBrazil's newest sports hero makes unlikely rise from favela to top of podiummifinals with a time of 1:54.12.
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Canada lost to Argentina 3-1, its second loss in as many games.
Men's beach volleyball
Canada's Josh Binstock and Sam Schachter lost 2-1 against Italy in preliminary men's beach volleyball action.
WHAT ABOUT TUESDAY?
- Women’s platform synchro 10-metre finals (2 p.m.)
- Women’s soccer vs. Germany (3 p.m.)
- Men’s 81 kg judo semifinals and finals (3:30 p.m.)
- Swimming, semifinals and finals: Men’s 100-metre freestyle semis, women’s 200-metre freestyle final, men’s 200-metre butterfly final, women’s 200-metre butterfly semis, men’s 200-metre breast stroke semis, women’s 200-metre IM final, men’s 800-metre freestyle relay final
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