Fifteen-year-old Summer McIntosh is quickly piling up hardware.
The Canadian won her first career gold medal of the aquatics world championships on Wednesday in the women’s 200-metre butterfly.
She previously took silver in the 400 freestyle.
McIntosh reached the top step of the podium with a world-junior record of two minutes 5.20 seconds, breaking the mark she set in semifinals Tuesday.
“I think I’m a little bit in shock right now,” the Toronto native said after the race.
American Hali Flickinger took silver in 2:06.08, while China’s Zhang Yufei scored bronze in 2:06.32.
McIntosh bided her time en route to victory, keeping close to the leaders through 100 metres while
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