What Canada Did at the Winter Olympics on Saturday

What Canada Did at the Winter Olympics on Saturday

What Canada Did at the Winter Olympics

BEIJING – What Canada Did on Saturday at the 2022 Winter Olympic Games held in Beijing, China (distances in metres unless specified):


Mixed 4×6 kilometre relay – Canada (Sarah Beaudry, Prince George, B.C.; Emma Lunder, Vernon, B.C.; Christian Gow, Calgary; and Scott Gow, Calgary) finished 14th overall in a time of one hour, 11 minutes and 12.4 seconds.


Women’s 2×7 kilometre skiathlon – Cendrine Browne of Saint-Jerome, Que., finished 20th (48:03.1); Katherine Stewart-Jones, Chelsea, Que., was 23rd (48:17.3); Dahria Beatty, Whitehorse, 28th (48:52.0); and Olivia Bouffard-Nesbitt, Morin Heights, Que., 44th (50:03.7).


Mixed doubles – John Morris, Canmore, Alta., and Rachel Homan of Beaumont, Alta., lost 6-2 to Sweden and won 7-2 over the U.S. to currently stand in a third-place tie with Britain (4-2).


Men’s moguls – Mikael Kingsbury, Deux-Montagnes, Que., won the silver medal with a score of 82.18. He has stood on the podium in this event for three consecutive games (2014 – Sochi, Russia, silver; 2018 – PyeongChang, South Korea, gold).


Women – Brianne Jenner, Oakville, Ont., and Sarah Nurse, Hamilton, each scored a hat trick as Canada (2-0) won 11-1 over Finland. Sarah Fillier, Georgetown, Ont., and Laura Stacey, Kleinberg, Ont., counted a pair of goals for the second-straight game.


Men’s singles – Reid Watts, Whistler, B.C., stands 17th overall following the opening two runs with a combined time of one minute, 57.120 seconds.


Women’s individual (normal hill) – Abigail Strate, Calgary, finished 23rd in the event with a score of 161.9; Alexandria Loutitt, Calgary, did not advance following a disqualification on the first jump.

Men’s individual (normal hill) – Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes, Calgary, was 17th in qualifying (97.1), and Matthew Soukup, Calgary, 47th (52.7) – both move on to the next round.


Women’s slopestyle - Laurie Blouin, Quebec City, ranked seventh in qualifying with 71.55 points to earn a berth in the finals; Jasmine Baird, Georgetown, Ont., was 15th (49.50), and Brooke Voigt, Fort McMurray, Alta., 22nd (37.11) – neither advanced.


Women’s 3,000 – Isabelle Weidemann, Ottawa, won the bronze in 3:58.64 – Canada’s first medal for Beijing; Valerie Maltais, Saguenay, Que., was 12th (4:04.27) and Ivanie Blondin, Ottawa, 14th (4:06.40).


Women’s 500 – Kim Boutin, Sherbrooke, Que., won her qualifying heat (42.732); Alyson Charles, Montreal (42.991) and Florence Brunelle, Trois-Rivieres, Que. (43.477), were second in their races – all advanced to the quarterfinals.

Mixed 2,000 relay – Canada (Florence Brunelle, Trois-Rivieres, Que.; Kim Boutin, Sherbrooke, Que.; Steven Dubois, Terrebonne, Que.; and Jordan Pierre-Gilles, Sherbrooke, Que.) were disqualified in the final for a pushing-from-behind infraction.

Men’s 1,000 – Jordan Pierre-Gilles of Sherbrooke, Que. (1:24.067), and Pascal Dion, Montreal (1:24.771), placed second in their respective qualifying heats to advance to the quarterfinal round.

(The Canadian Press)

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