Tag: Tokyo Olympic Recap

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 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 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”

Day Five Recap

Thibeault advances to quarter-finals with split decision victory Tammara Thibeault is heading to the quarter-finals after defeating Kazakhstan’s Nadezhda Ryabets by 4-1 split decision on Day 5 of the Olympics in Tokyo. Thibeault, who is competing in the 75-kilogram middleweight division, used her reach… Continue Reading “Day Five Recap”

Day Four Recap

Canadian softball team wins bronze, makes history A 3-2 victory over Mexico on Day 4 earned the Canadian softball team, including Saskatoon’s Jenny Gilbert, a bronze medal — the country’s first in the sport at the Olympics. Emma Entzminger got Canada on the board… Continue Reading “Day Four Recap”

Day Three Recap

Canada finishes softball round robin with 8-1 victory over Italy The Canadian softball team knew they’d be playing for bronze no matter the outcome of their final round robin game on Sunday, but that didn’t stop them for turning in a dominant 8-1 victory… Continue Reading “Day Three Recap”

Day One Recap

Canadian softball team triumphs over Australia, improves to 2-1 Australia scored a single run in the top of the first inning, but it was the only time they made their way back successfully to home plate as Canada won Friday’s softball game 7-1. The… Continue Reading “Day One Recap”