Alberta secures 4 extra gold medals in swimming at Canada Video games | Globalnews.ca

Alberta secures four more gold medals in swimming at Canada Games  | Globalnews.ca

2022-08-11 19:45:48

Alberta led the best way on Wednesday, selecting up 4 of its 13 whole gold medals within the pool on the Canada Video games.

Nicholas Duncan (males’s 100-metre butterfly), Maxine Clark (ladies’s 100-metre butterfly), Connor Bissett (males’s 50-metre backstroke Particular Olympics), and the ladies’s 4×100-metre medley relay staff all struck gold.

Ontario and British Columbia snagged three golds apiece on the day in swimming motion.

For Ontario, Julie Brousseau (ladies’s 200 freestyle), Maya Bezanson (200 backstroke), and Charles Giammichele (SB4-9, SB11-14 males’s 100 breaststroke) took the highest spot on their respective podiums.


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On British Columbia’s aspect, the boys’s 4×100 medley relay staff, Thomas Caruso within the 200 backstroke, Peter Huang within the males’s 200 freestyle all received gold.

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Selkirk, Man., native Teagen Purvis claimed her third gold and fourth general medal of the competitors, successful the ladies’s 50 backstroke Particular Olympics. Halle West added to the province’s two-gold day within the pool with a victory within the ladies’s 100 breaststroke.

Quebec picked up one gold on the day as Tatiana Nault received the SB4-9, SB11-14 ladies’s 100 backstroke. Nova Scotia’s lone gold got here from Keilen Bellis’ win within the males’s 100 breaststroke.

In different motion, for the primary time in Canada Summer season Video games historical past, ladies’s rugby sevens medals have been awarded, as British Columbia defeated Quebec for gold, whereas Ontario earned bronze.

“I don’t know if I’ve phrases for this sense,” Quebec coach Jocelyn Barrieau mentioned in an announcement. “I simply watched the three medallists dance and have fun collectively. I do know that rugby is in a great place on this nation and this competitors has achieved quite a bit for our sport and I’ll be glad about that for a very long time.”


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Ontario at present leads the medal desk with 46 to go together with 20 golds. British Columbia is second in general medals (39) and third for golds (9). In the meantime, Alberta is second in gold-medal wins (13) and third in whole medal depend with 31.

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Yukon, Prince Edward Island, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories are all nonetheless searching for their first medals on the Video games.

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