Tag: Diving

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 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”

Opening Ceremony

Wiens represents Canada at the Opening Ceremony Saskatchewan diver Rylan Wiens was one of 30 Canadian athletes to march in the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Summer Olympics. Wiens, from Pike Lake, will compete in the 10-metre platform event starting Aug. 6. At the… Continue Reading “Opening Ceremony”

Wiens achieves dream

Saskatoon StarPhoenix, July 6, 2021Photo Credit: Diving Canada Pike Lake diver Rylan Wiens accomplished a nearly decade-long dream by recently qualifying for a spot at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the men’s 10-metre platform event.  It’s an accomplishment that he and long-time coach Mary Carroll of the Saskatoon… Continue Reading “Wiens achieves dream”

Wiens headed to Tokyo

Olympic.ca, July 1, 2021Photo credit: Diving Canada, Francois Mittens Pike Lake’s Rylan Wiens has booked his ticket to Tokyo after capturing second place at the Canadian Olympic Diving Trials and clinching one of two men’s 10-metre platform spots for the 2020 Olympics. Wiens earned… Continue Reading “Wiens headed to Tokyo”

Wiens eyes Tokyo

Written by: Matt Johnson for Sask SportPhoto Credit: Diving Canada/Francois Mittens From when I was just young, I had dreamed of going to the Olympics. If I actually made it, that would be a dream come true. Saskatchewan-based diver Rylan Wiens They say good things… Continue Reading “Wiens eyes Tokyo”

Wiens preps for trials

Global Saskatoon, May 14, 2021Photo Credit: Diving Canada/Francois Mittens Saskatoon’s Rylan Wiens is preparing to compete at the Olympic trials next month. Wiens won bronze earlier this month at the FINA Diving Cup in Tokyo in the men’s 10-metre platform. The medal helped Canada secure… Continue Reading “Wiens preps for trials”