Rio 2016: Summer Olympics medal count results
Catharine Pendrel won Canada’s 22nd medal when she claimed the bronze on Saturday afternoon in cross country mountain biking. She narrowly beat out Ontario’s Emily Batty for the podium spot. Batty came in fourth.
Canada was awarded bronze in the men’s 4×100-metre relay Friday night, after finishing fourth in the race before moving up after the U.S. sprint team was disqualified.
It was Canada’s 21st medal at the Rio Olympics.
Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, Ont., won bronze in the equestrian show jumping event on Day 14 of the Summer Games in Rio.
He competed in a jump-off for the medal, after six competitors completed the final without making a single fault. He was riding Fine Lady 5.
In the jump-off, Lamaze got a jump penalty of 4, putting him into third place.
On Day 14 of the Rio Olympics, Canada’s women’s soccer team faced Brazil for bronze. After a nail-biter of a match, they came away victorious, winning the game 2-1.
Before Day 13 came to an end, star sprinter Andre De Grasse captured silver in the men’s 200-metre after challenging Jamaican Usain Bolt.
The Markham, Ont., native won silver with a time of 20.02 seconds, while Bolt captured gold by crossing the finish line with a time of 19.78 seconds. Christophe Lemaitre of France took bronze with a time of 20.12 seconds.
Team Canada kept up its medal haul Thursday after Damian Warner captured bronze in the decathlon, bringing Canada’s count up to 17.
Earlier, Erica Wiebe fought her way to a gold medal on Day 13 after defeating Guzel Manyurova of Kazakhstan in women’s freestyle wrestling.
Her gold was Canada’s 16th medal at the Rio Olympics.
Team Canada captured its 15th medal of the Rio Olympics on Day 13 after Meaghan Benfeito captured bronze in the women’s 10-metre platform diving event.
The Laval, Que., native finished with an overall score of 389.20 on Thursday afternoon.
On Day 11, Derek Drouin added to Canada’s medal count on Day 11, by capturing gold in the men’s high jump final.
The Ontario native took the gold after clearing 2.38 metres. It was Canada’s 14th medal of the Rio Olympics.
Andre De Grasse was the first Canadian male athlete to win a medal in Rio Sunday night (Day 9). The Markham, Ont. native won a bronze in the 100m sprint behind Jamaica’s Usain Bolt and American Justin Gatlin. De Grasse finished with a personal best time of 9.91 seconds.
Earlier Saturday track cyclists Kirsti Lay, Allison Beveridge, Georgia Simmerling and Jasmin Glaesser defeated New Zealand’s team to win a bronze medal in team pursuit Saturday afternoon.
The Canadian women added to their medal haul Friday as Hilary Caldwell won bronze in the women’s 200m backstroke finals.
Rosie MacLennan captured gold in the trampoline event.
MacLennan’s medal is Team Canada’s second gold at the Summer Games.
On Friday morning, Patricia Obee and Lindsay Jennerich won silver in women’s double sculls. The medal marked Canada’s first podium finish in Olympic rowing.
Canadian swimming star Penny Oleksiak made history in the pool Thursday night, winning gold in the 100-metre freestyle. She tied for first with U.S. swimmer Simone Manuel.
On Wednesday, the women’s 4×200-metre freestyle relay team won bronze, marking Canada’s sixth medal of the games. Katerine Savard, Taylor Ruck, Brittany MacLean and Penny Oleksiak finished the race in seven minutes 45.39 seconds.
Canada captured its fifth medal on Tuesday after diving duo of Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion won bronze in the women’s 10-metre synchronized diving event.
Our fourth medal was secured Monday evening after Ontario’s Kylie Masse won bronze in the 100-metre backstroke, capping off a productive day for Team Canada.
The swimmer’s bronze comes just after the women’s rugby sevens team made history by dumping Great Britain in the bronze-medal match.
Canada defeated the U.K. 33-10 in the Olympic debut of rugby sevens event.
On Sunday, Canada won its second medal of the Rio Olympics night after Penny Oleksiak won silver in the 100-metre butterfly final.
It was the second medal for Oleksiak, who earned a bronze medal Saturday with her women’s 4×100-metre freestyle relay teammates Sandrine Mainville, Chantal Van Landeghem and Taylor Ruck.
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The top three countries at the London Olympics were the USA, China and Russia. With Russia sending a much-diminished team to Rio due to ongoing doping scandals, Canada could stand a chance of moving up the rankings.
Canada’s one gold medal in London was won by Rosie MacLennan, who carried the flag at the Opening Ceremony in Rio on Friday, Aug. 5.
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