What Canada Did at the Winter Olympics on Sunday

What Canada Did at the Winter Olympics on Sunday

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


Men’s 2×15 kilometre skiathlon – Olivier Leveille of Sherbrooke, Que., finished 31st overall in a time of one hour, 23 minutes and 42.0 seconds; Antoine Cyr, Gatineau, Que., was 42nd (1:25:26.0); Remi Drolet, Rossland, B.C., 57th (lapped).


Mixed doubles – Rachel Homan, Beaumont, Alta., and John Morris, Canmore, Alta., won 7-5 win over the Czech Republic and lost 10-8 to Australia – both of their matches went to extra ends. With one game to go against undefeated Italy, Canada is a three-way tie for second place with a 5-3 record.


Team event – Madeline Schizas of Oakville, Ont., was third in the women’s qualifier with 69.60 points to move Canada into the final round, where Roman Sadovsky, Toronto, placed fifth in the men’s long program (122.60). Canada – the defending gold medallists – are in fourth place heading into the final three disciplines.


Women’s moguls – Chloe Dufour-Lapointe, Montreal, finished ninth overall after being eliminated following the second finals run with a score of 72.96; Sofiane Gagnon, Whistler, B.C., placed 12th after failing to finish in the second round.


Men’s singles – Reid Watts, Whistler, B.C., was 17th overall in the event with a combined time of three minutes, 53.93 seconds after four runs.


Men’s individual (normal hill) – Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes, Calgary, ended 16th overall with a score of 252.6 (129.8, 122.8); Matthew Soukup, Calgary, posted a 103.0 on his first jump and did not qualify for the second, finishing 45th in the event.


Women’s slopestyle – Laurie Blouin, Quebec City , was fourth overall with a top score of 81.41 in the finals – 2.74 out of the bronze position.

Men’s slopestyle – Mark McMorris, Regina, posted the second-best mark in qualifying with 83.30; Sebastien Toutant, L’Assomption, Que., was eighth (71.06); and Max Parrot, Bromont, Que., 10th (70.11) – all earned a berth in the finals. Darcy Sharpe, Comox, B.C., was 23rd (45.46) and did not advance.


Men’s 5,000 – Ted-Jan Bloemen, Calgary, finished 10th (6:19.11).

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