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Here’s what Canada did while you were sleeping on Day 15 of the 2018 Winter Olympics

Canadians make headlines beyond Olympic success Saturday in Pyeongchang
Canadians made headlines in South Korea Saturday, but it wasn’t all because of Olympic competition. While members of Team Canada reached the podium, another Canadian athlete was arrested after an alleged drunken joyride. Megan Robinson reports.

A Canadian athlete won a gold medal in the big air snowboarding event on Day 15 of the 2018 Winter Olympics, while news of another Canadian athlete was arrested for allegedly stealing a vehicle.

Here’s what you missed in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang while you were sleeping.

Men’s snowboarding big air

Gold medallist Sebastien Toutant celebrates following the men’s snowboard big air final at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Feb. 24, 2018.
Gold medallist Sebastien Toutant celebrates following the men’s snowboard big air final at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Feb. 24, 2018. The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward

Sebastien Toutant nabbed the gold medal in the snowboarding big air competition. Toutant, 25, took home the gold with a best score of 174.25. Kyle Mack of the U.S. captured silver with a score of 168.75 and Great Britain’s Billy Morgan took the bronze with a final of 168.00.

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Canadian athlete arrested

Team Canada members walk into the Olympic stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Feb. 9, 2018.
Team Canada members walk into the Olympic stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Feb. 9, 2018. The Canadian Press/ Nathan Denette

A Team Canada athlete and a manager were arrested and released from police custody after allegedly stealing a vehicle and driving under the influence in Pyeongchang.

 

Gangwon Provincial Police confirmed to Global News a 35-year-old Canadian freestyle ski-cross athlete and a manager were arrested. The 48-year-old manager was allegedly driving the stolen vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

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Canadian skier David Duncan arrested for allegedly stealing car, driving drunk at 2018 Winter Games
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Canada’s flag-bearer

Canada’s Kim Boutin celebrates after winning the bronze medal in the women’s 1500 metres short track speedskating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, Feb. 17, 2018.
Canada’s Kim Boutin celebrates after winning the bronze medal in the women’s 1500 metres short track speedskating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, Feb. 17, 2018. AP Photo/David J. Phillip

Kim Boutin will be Canada’s flag-bearer at the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics.

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The 23-year-old from Sherbrooke, Que., carried on Canada’s strong tradition in short-track speedskating, racing to three medals in Pyeongchang – silver in the 1,000 metres, and bronze in both the 500 and 1,500.

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Kim Boutin named Canadian flag bearer for Winter Olympics closing ceremonies
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Snowboarding giant slalom

Jasey-Jay Anderson of Mont-Tremblant, Que., finished 24th in the 32-man field in one minute 26.76 seconds while Darren Gardner of Burlington, Ont., was 28th in 1:26.94. The top 16 competitors advanced to the afternoon elimination rounds.

Canadian men’s hockey team win’s bronze over Czech Republic

Canada’s men’s hockey team has won the bronze medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Games with a 6-4 victory over the Czech Republic.

Team Canada’s victory comes a day after a semifinal loss to Germany which ended its bid for a third-straight Olympic title.

Andrew Ebbett and Chris Kelly scored twice with Derek Roy and Wojtek Wolski also chipping in for the Canadians, who were playing these Games without NHL talent.

-with files from The Canadian Press