Category: Olympics

Day Sixteen Recap

Tokyo Summer Olympics wrap up While no Saskatchewan athletes competed on Day 16, the final day of the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo, Canada added one more medal to its total as track cyclist Kelsey Mitchell claimed gold in the women’s sprint. The medal… Continue Reading “Day Sixteen Recap”

Day Fifteen Recap

Canadian artistic swimming team finishes sixth After earning 91.4992 points in the technical routine on Day 14, the Canadian artistic swimming team picked up a score of 92.5333 points in Day 15’s free routine to give them a two-day total of 184.0325, good enough… Continue Reading “Day Fifteen Recap”

Day Fourteen Recap

Wiens earns reserve spot Pike Lake diver Rylan Wiens made his Olympic debut on Day 14 competing in the men’s 10-metre platform event finishing just out of automatic qualification in 19th place with 366.70 points. The top 18 divers automatically advanced to Day 15’s… Continue Reading “Day Fourteen Recap”

Day Thirteen Recap

Newell has rough day in pole vault final Pole vaulter Anicka Newell, who calls Saskatoon her hometown, had a rough day on the field after tying for first place in qualification rounds. The two-time Olympian missed clearing all three attempts at 4.50-metres to be… Continue Reading “Day Thirteen Recap”

Day Twelve Recap

Saskatchewan athletes set to compete in final days No Saskatchewan athletes competed on Day 12 of the Olympics in Tokyo, but the final athletes of the Saskatchewan contingent are prepping for their upcoming competitions. Pole vaulter Anicka Newell, who calls Saskatoon her hometown, will… Continue Reading “Day Twelve Recap”

Day Eleven Recap

No Saskatchewan athletes in action on Day 11 The majority of Saskatchewan’s Olympic contingent wrapped up their Games experience in the first 10 days of action in Tokyo, but there’s still more to look forward to. Pike Lake diver Rylan Wiens and his coach… Continue Reading “Day Eleven Recap”

Day Ten Recap

Newell advances to pole vault final Tying for first place in the qualification round with a jump of 4.55-metres, Anicka Newell, who calls Saskatoon her hometown, has advanced to the women’s pole vault finals. Newell is currently ranked 28th in the world and has… Continue Reading “Day Ten Recap”

Day Nine Recap

Canadian women’s basketball in wait and see mode The Canadian women’s basketball team – headed by Saskatchewan-based coach Lisa Thomaidis – dropped its final game of pool play 76-66 to Spain on Day 9 to finish 1-2. Canada will now wait and see if… Continue Reading “Day Nine Recap”

Day Eight Recap

Thibeault drops boxing quarter-final Tammara Thibeault’s medal hopes came to an end after losing in a unanimous decision after a close fight in the women’s middleweight quarter-final to the Netherlands’ Nouchka Fontijn on Day 8 at the Tokyo Olympics. Thibeault won the first round… Continue Reading “Day Eight Recap”

Day Seven Recap

Lisa Borgerson’s athlete finishes 42nd Competition wrapped up for Rockglen coach Lisa Borgerson at the Olympics as her athlete Lynda Kiejko —Canada’s lone shooting athlete—finished the women’s 25-metre air pistol qualifier round in 42nd place. Kiejko’s 283 points earned in Day 7’s Rapid round… Continue Reading “Day Seven Recap”