MEXICO CITY – Charlotte Philpotts of North Vancouver highlighted Canada’s best night in swimming so far at the Pan Am Sports Festival with gold in the women’s 200-m breaststroke.

Canada collected five medals to bring its three-day total to 13 (three gold, seven silver and three bronze).

In the women’s 100-breaststroke, Philpotts clocked 1:03.62 for her second individual medal of the competition.

Julia Avila of Honduras was second in 1:04.59 and Frédérique Cigna of Montreal third in 1:04.61.

Kylie Masse collected her third individual medal finishing a close second in the 400-m individual medley in 4:59.58. Gabrielle Roncatto of Brazil took the gold in 4:59.48.

Masse, Philpotts, Cigna and Annika Grewal of Oakville, Ont., combined forces for the silver in the 4X200-m freestyle relay finishing behind Brazil.

In the men’s 400-m IM, Montana Champagne of Ottawa took the silver in 4:44.21. Brandon Almeida of Brazil won the race decisively.

Swimming Canada has fielded am eight-member 19 and under developmental squad for the event.

Competition continues through to Tuesday.

Full results on MeetMobile app.

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