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Canada's Sydney Pickrem wins women's 200m IM for London Roar at ISL playoff match

Canadian Olympian Sydney Pickrem claimed her third win of the International Swimming League season in the women's 200-metre individual medley as the fourth playoff match kicked off on Saturday in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Calgary's Ingrid Wilm finishes 2nd in women's 50m backstroke for LA Current

Canada's Sydney Pickrem, seen above competing in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, set a 2:05.29 time to win the women's 200-metre event at the fourth ISL playoffs on Saturday. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)

Canadian Olympian Sydney Pickrem claimed her third win of the International Swimming League season in the women's 200-metre individual medley as the fourth playoff match kicked off on Saturday in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Swimming for the London Roar, the 24-year-old finished with a time of 2:05.29 to beat American Beata Nelson of the Cali Condors (2:06.46). Maria Ugolkova of Switzerland finished third for Team Iron (2:07.02).

London leads the team standings heading into the final day of the match with 287.5 points, followed by the Condors (238.0), LA Current (228.0) and Team Iron (156.5).

Pickrem also finished fourth in the women's 200m breaststroke event, which was won by Lilly King of the U.S. Fellow Americans Annie Lazor and Emily Escobedo finished second and third, respectively.

WATCH l Sydney Pickrem wins 200m individual medley for London Roar:

Sydney Pickrem wins 200m individual medley for London Roar

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24-year-old Sydney Pickrem came out on top in the women's 200-metre individual medley during the ISL playoffs.

Calgary native Ingrid Wilm was second in the women's 50m backstroke event with a time of 26.31 for the Current, while Kira Toussaint of the Netherlands claimed the victory for London in 25.99.

Wilm also finished fourth in the women's 200m backstroke event that was won by Nelson.

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