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Canada's Madison Broad claims silver in 200m backstroke at Youth Olympics

Canada's Madison Broad won the silver medal in the 200-metre backstroke on Tuesday at the Youth Olympic Games.

Wallaceburg, Ont., teen wins country's 2nd swim medal of Games

Canada's Madison Broad swims to a silver medal Tuesday in the 200-metre backstroke at the Youth Olympic Games in Argentina. (Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Canada's Madison Broad won the silver medal in the 200-metre backstroke on Tuesday at the Youth Olympic Games.

The 18-year-old from Wallaceburg, Ont., completed the race in two minutes 10.32 seconds. Tatiana Salcutan of Moldova won gold in 2:10.13 and Australian Kaylee McKeown won bronze in 2:10.67.

Watch Broad swim to silver:

Wallaceburg, Ont., teen wins country's 2nd swim medal of Games with a 2nd place finish in 200-metre backstroke 3:53

Broad will race in the 50-metre backstroke heats on Wednesday in Argentina.

Her medal was the second for Canada's swim team at the event. Finlay Knox won bronze in the men's 200 individual medley on Monday.

Watch Day 2 highlights:

Catch up on all the action as the world's best youth athletes compete in Buenos Aires. 1:00:00

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