News & Highlights

Canadian Women: 3 2 11 16 Medals
Canadian Men: 1 1 4 6 Medals
Totals: 4 3 15 22 Medals

Red Maple Leaf August 21/16: Penny Oleksiak has been chosen as Canada's Flag Bearer in the Closing Ceremonies.

Red Maple Leaf August 20/16: Medal #22 is the BRONZE for the Cross-Country Mountain Bike event won by Catharine Pendrel.

Red Maple Leaf August 20/16: So far our athletes who have competed, and medalled, in more than one event are Penny Oleksiak - 4, Taylor Ruck - 2, Meaghan Benfeito - 2, and Andre De Grasse - 3.

Red Maple Leaf August 20/16: Medal #21 is the BRONZE for the Men's 4x100-metre Relay won by Akeem Haynes, Aaron Brown, Brendon Rodney and Andre De Grasse (his THIRD medal!).

Red Maple Leaf August 19/16: Medal #20 is the BRONZE for Women's Soccer led by Captain Christine Sinclair and her team of Janine Beckie, Josée Bélanger, Kadeisha Buchanan, Allysha Chapman, Sabrina D'Angelo, Jessie Fleming, Stephanie Labbé, Ashley Lawrence, Diana Matheson, Nichelle Prince, Rebecca Quinn, Deanne Rose, Sophie Schmidt, Desiree Scott, Melissa Tancredi, Rhian Wilkinson, and Shelina Zadorsky.

Red Maple Leaf August 19/16: Medal #19 is the BRONZE for Individual Equestrian Jumping won by Eric Lamaze.

Red Maple Leaf August 19/16: Eighteen Medals now that Andre De Grasse has won SILVER in the 200-metre Sprint.

Red Maple Leaf August 18/16: Medal #17 is the BRONZE for Men's Decathalon won by Damian Warner.

Red Maple Leaf August 18/16: Our Sixteenth Medal was won by Erica Wiebe who took GOLD in the Wrestling 75-kg category.

Red Maple Leaf August 18/16: Medal #15 was won by Meaghan Benfeito who took BRONZE in Individual 10-metre Platform Diving.

Red Maple Leaf August 16/16: Canadian Men won our 13 and 14th Medals with Andre De Grasse winning BRONZE in the 100-metre Sprint, and Derek Drouin winning GOLD in the High Jump.

Red Maple Leaf August 13/16: Brianne Theisen-Eaton won the BRONZE, our Twelfth Medal, for Heptathalon. First time a Canadian has medalled in this 7-event sport of 100-metre hurdles, high jump, shot put, 200-metre, long jump, javelin, and 800-metres.

Red Maple Leaf August 13/16: Our Eleventh Medal is the BRONZE for Track Cycling Team Pursuit won by Allison Beveridge, Jasmin Glaesser, Kirsti Lay and Georgia Simmerling.

Red Maple Leaf August 12/16: Medal #10 is another Swimming win! the BRONZE won by Hilary Caldwell in the 200-metre Backstroke.

Red Maple Leaf August 12/16: Rosie MacLennan did it again! winning the GOLD in Trampoline just like she did at London in 2012. That was Canada's only Gold Medal then, and this is Canada's 9th Medal at Rio.

Red Maple Leaf August 12/16: Our Eighth Medal is the SILVER for Lightweight Double Sculls Rowing won by Lindsay Jennerich and Patricia Obee.

Red Maple Leaf August 11/16: Penny Oleksiak wins GOLD in the 100-metre Freestyle Swimming and is a golden performer having set a new Canadian record for winning FOUR medals in these Summer Olympic Games.

Red Maple Leaf August 10/16: Our Sixth Medal is Penny Oleksiak's Third Medal and Taylor Ruck's Second Medal! Katerine Savard, Taylor Ruck, Brittany MacLean, and Penny Oleksiak won BRONZE in the Women's 4x200 metre freestyle relay.

Red Maple Leaf August 9/16: Medal #5 is a BRONZE won by Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion in Women's Synchronised 10m Platform Diving.

Red Maple Leaf August 8/16: Two More Medals! Kylie Masse tied for BRONZE in the Women's 100-metre backstroke. The BRONZE in the Women's Rugby Sevens was won by our 12-member team: Britt Benn, Hannah Darling, Bianca Farella, Ghislaine Landry, Megan Lukan, Kayla Moleschi, Karen Paquin, Kelly Russell, Ashley Steacy, Natasha Watcham-Roy, Charity Williams and Team Captain Jen Kish.

Red Maple Leaf August 7/16: Second Medal for Canada and the Second Medal for Penny Oleksiak who won the SILVER in Swimming for the Women's 100-metre Butterfly.

Red Maple Leaf August 6/16: Our First Medal at Rio! Chantal Van Landeghem, Taylor Ruck, Sandrine Manville, and Penny Oleksiak won BRONZE in the Women's 4x100 metre freestyle relay.

Red Maple Leaf For the first time ever a Canadian athlete, Georgia Simmerling, will have competed in different events at three Olympics: Cycling - Track in Rio 2016, Freestyle Cross Skiing in Sochi 2014, and Alpine Skiing in Vancouver 2010!

Red Maple Leaf July 21/16: Gold Medallist (Trampoline) Rosie MacLennan will carry Canada's Flag on August 5th at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Red Maple Leaf Congrats to all of the athletes who will be representing Canada in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, with special mention to the women of Team Canada:

Red Maple Leaf July 4-16/16: Best Wishes to Qi Qi, and the rest of Math Team Canada, participating in the International Mathematical Olympiads

Red Maple Leaf June 12/16: Brooke Henderson, 18, from Smith Falls, Ontario has won the KPMG Women's PGA Championship!

Red Maple Leaf May 29/16: Congratulations to Maggie Tucker for her strong showing at the 2016 IFMA MuayThai World Championships in Jonkoping, Sweden.

Red Maple Leaf April 4/16: Team Canada took silver after a tight game for the Gold Medal losing 1-0 in overtime to Team USA in the 2016 Women's World Hockey Championship in Kamloops.

Red Maple Leaf March 27/16: Team Canada lost the Bronze Medal in a hard-fought game to Team Russia with a final score of 9-8. A disappointment but some great curling in the 2016 Ford World Women Curling Championship.

Red Maple Leaf Looking forward to the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro from August 5 – 21, 2016

 

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