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What Canada Did on the Weekend at the Pan Am Games

 

The Games just got underway on the weekend and so far Canada has 14 Gold, 10 Silver and 9 Bronze putting us in first place!
TORONTO — What Canada Did on Saturday at the Pan Am Games:

BADMINTON

Men’s Singles _ Andrew D’Souza, Ottawa, defeated Pablo Macagno, Argentina, 2-0 in the round of 64. D’Souza defeated Gareth Henry, Jamaica, 2-1 in the round of 32.

Women’s Singles _ Michelle Li, Markham Ont., defeated Barb Berruezo, Argentina, 2-0 in the round of 32. Rachel Honderich, Toronto, defeated Tahim Oropeza, Cuba, 2-0 in the round of 32.

BASEBALL

Men _ Canada (1-0) defeated the Dominican Rep. 4-1 in the preliminary round.

BMX

Men _ Tory Nyhaug, New Westminster, B.C., won the gold medal in the super-final in 36.208 seconds.

CANOEING FLAT

Women’s K4 500m _ Canada (Michelle Russell, Fall River, N.S.; Émilie Fournel, Lachine, Que.; KC Fraser, Oakville, Ont.; Hannah Vaughan, Dartmouth, N.S.), won the gold medal in one minute, 36.495 seconds.

DIVING

Men’s 3m Springboard _ Philippe Gagné, Montreal, won the bronze medal in the final with a score of 421.20. François Imbeau-Dulac, St-Lazare,Que., finished sixth with 398.40.

Women’s 10m Platform _ Roseline Filion,Laval,Que., won the silver medal in the final with a score of 377.60. Meaghan Benfeito,Laval,Que., won the bronze medal with 357.45.

EQUESTRIAN

Individual Dressage _ Brittany Fraser, New Glasgow, N.S., finished second with a score of 76.105 on All In and qualified. Chris von Martels, Ridgetown, Ont., finished fifth with 75.026 on Zilverstar and qualified. Belinda Trussell, Stouffville, Ont., finished sixth with 73.440 on Anton and qualified. Megan Lane, Collingwood, Ont., finished eighth with 70.900 on Caravella and qualified.

Team Dressage _ Canada (Fraser, von Martels, Trussell, Lane) finished second with a score of 226.071 and qualified.

GYMNASTICS (ARTISTIC)

Men _ Canada (René Cournoyer, Repentigny, Que.; Ken Ikeda Abbotsford, B.C.; Kevin Lytwyn, Stoney Creek, Ont.; Scott Morgan, North Vancouver, B.C.; Hugh Smith, Dartmouth, N.S.), finished fourth in subdivision qualifying with a score of 258.350.

JUDO

Men’s 60kg _ Sergio Pessoa, Montreal, defeated Javier Guedez, Venezuela, in a repechage final. Pessoa lost to Juan Postigos, Peru, in a 1/4 final match. Pessoa lost to Yandry Torres, Cuba, in a bronze medal match.

Women’s 52kg _ Ecaterina Guica, La Prairie, Que., defeated Gretter Romero, Cuba, in a 1/4 final match. Guica defeated Angela Delgado, U.S., in a 1/2 final match. Guica lost to Erika Miranda, Brazil, in the gold medal match but won the silver medal.

Women’s 48kg _ Erin Morgan, Calgary, lost to Isandrina Sanchez, Dominican Rep., in a 1/8 final match.

OPEN-WATER SWIMMING

Women’s 10km _ Jade Dusablon, Quebec City, finished seventh in the final in two hours, four minutes, 36.7 seconds. Samantha Harding, Minneapolis, Minn., finished eighth in 2:04:37.7.

ROLLER FIGURE SKATING

Women _ Kailah Macri,Whitby,Ont., finished fourth in the short program with a score of 114.404.

ROWING

Men’s Double Sculls _ Pascal Lussier, Napierville,Que., and Matthew Buie,Duntroon,Ont., finished second in their heat in six minutes, 28.87 seconds.

Men’s Double Sculls Repechage _ LussierBuiefinished first in 6:43.40.

Men’s Coxless Fours _ Canada (Will Crothers,Kingston,Ont.; Tim Schrijver,Thedford,Ont.; Kai Langerfeld,Parksville, B.C.; Conlin McCabe,Brockville,Ont.), finished first in its heat in 6:18.01.

Men’s Lightweight Double Sculls _ Saul Garcia-Alvarez,Victoria, and Mark Henry,Guelph,Ont., finished third in their heat in 6:45.47.

Men’s Lightweight Double Sculls Repechage _ Garcia-Alvarez andHenry,finished first in 6:54.11.

Men’s Single Sculls _ Rob Gibson, Kingston., Ont., finished first in his heat in 7:22.77.

Men’s Single Sculls Repechage _ Gibson, Kingston., Ont., finished first in 7:19.16.

Women’s Coxless Pairs _ Rosanne DeBoef,Victoria, and Kristin Bauder,Langley, B.C., finished second in their heat in 7:36.11.

Women’s Lightweight Double Sculls _ Liz Fenje,Victoria, and Kate SauksOwen Sound,Ont., finished first in their heat in 7:21.43.

Women’s Double Sculls _ Kerry Maher-Shaffer,

RUGBY SEVENS

Men _ Canada (2-1) defeated Guyana 45-0 and Brazil 26-14, and lost 21-7 to Argentina in the preliminary round of pool B.

Women _ Canada (3-0) defeated Colombia 55-0, Mexico 60-0 and Brazil 36-0 in the preliminary round.

SOCCER

Women _ Canada (1-0) defeated Ecuador 5-2 in the first round of group B.

SQUASH

Men’s Singles _ Andrew Schnell, Calgary, lost to Roberto Pezzota, Argentina, 3-1 in the round of 16. Shawn Delierre,Montreal, defeated Sunil Seth, Guyana, 3-0 in the round of 16.Brampton,Ont., finished ninth in group A with a score of 155.

Women’s Singles _ Samantha Cornett, Ottawa, defeated Pamela Anckermann, Guatemala, 3-0 in the round of 16. Hollie Naughton, Mississauga, Ont., defeated Fernanda Rocha, Argentina, 3-0 in the round of 16.

SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING

Jacqueline Simoneau, St-Laurent, Que., and Karine Thomas, Gatineau, Que., won the gold medal in the duets free routine final with a score of 90.0000.

Canada (Gabriella Brisson, Calgary; Annabelle Frappier, St-Hyacinthe, Que.; Claudia Holzner, Calgary; Lisa Mikelberg, Montreal; Marie-Lou Morin, Westmount, Que.; Samantha Nealon, Morriston, Ont.; Jacqueline Simoneau, St-Laurent, Que.; Karine Thomas, Gatineau, Que.), won the gold medal in the team free routine final with a score of 90.2000.

TENNIS

Men’s Singles _ Philip Bester, Burnaby, B.C., defeated Gonzales Austin, U.S., 2-0 in the second round. Peter Polansky, Thornhill, Ont., lost to Roberto Cid, Dominican Rep., 2-0 in the second round. Brayden Schnur, Pickering, Ont., defeated Darian King, Barbados, 2-0 in the second round.

Men’s Doubles _ Bester and Schnur lost to Nicholas Jarry and Castil Podlipnik, Chile, 2-0 in the first round.

Women’s Singles _ Gabriela Dabrowski, Ottawa, defeated Gabriela Ce, Brazil, 2-1 in the first round.

TRIATHLON

Women _ Ellen Pennock, Calgary, finished sixth in the final in one hour, 58 minutes, 42 seconds. Paula Findlay, Edmonton, finished ninth in 1:59:55. Joanna Brown, Carp, Ont., finished 13th in 2:02:04.

WATER POLO

Men _ Canada (1-1) defeated Mexico 19-9 in the preliminary round of group B.

WEIGHTLIFTING

Women’s 48kg _ Amanda Braddock, Brampton, Ont., finished ninth in group A with a score of 155.

TORONTO — What Canada Did on Sunday at the Pan Am Games:

BADMINTON

(all matches round-of-16)

Men’s singles – Andrew D’Souza, Ottawa, def. M.Cuba of Peru, 2-0.

Women’s singles – Michelle Li, Markham Ont., def. F.Centeno, El Salvador, 2-0; Rachel Honderich, Toronto, def. S.Solis, Mexico, 2-0.

Women’s doubles – Honderich and Li def. Guatemalan team, 2-0; Alex Bruce, Toronto, and Phyllis Chan, Vancouver, def. Chilean team, 2-0.

Mixed doubles _ Toby Ng, Vancouver, and Alex Bruce advanced to the quarter-final round with a 2-0 win over a team from Peru.

BASEBALL

Men – Canada (2-0) won 10-3 over Colombia.

CANOE/KAYAK

Kayak

Men’s quads 1,000 – Canada (Brady Reardon, Burlington, Ont.; Andrew Jessop, Halifax; Philippe Duchesneau, Montreal; Pierre-Luc Poulin, Lac-Beauport, Que.) placed fourth in the final.

Canoe

Men K1 200 – Mark de Jonge, Halifax, finished first in his heat in 35.681.

Men C1 200 – Jason McCoombs, Dartmouth, N.S., finished first in his heat in 41.002.

Women K1 200 – Michelle Russell, Fall River, N.S., finished first in her heat in 42.960.

DIVING

Women’s three-metre springboard – Jennifer Abel of Laval, Que., won the gold medal with a score of 384.70; Pamela Ware, Montreal, eaned the silver (326.00).

Men’s 10-metre platform – Vincent Riendeau, Pointe-Claire, Que., finished third in the preliminary round with a score of 430.75; Maxim Bouchard, St-Constant, Que., finished fifth with 425.15.

EQUESTRIAN

Team dressage – Canada won the silver medal with a score of 454.938.

Individual dressage – Chris von Martels, Ridgetown, Ont., finished third in qualifying with a score of 76.210; Brittany Fraser, New Glasgow, N.S., was fourth (76.079); Belinda Trussell, Stouffville, Ont., fifth (75.078); Megan Lane, Collingwood, Ont., eighth (71.392) _ all advanced to the next round.

GYMNASTICS

Women’s team all-around – Canada (Ellie Black, Halifax; Maegan Chant, Waterdown, Ont.; Madison Copiak, Calgary; Isabela Onyshko, Brandon, Man.; and Victoria Woo, Brossard, Que.) won the silver medal with a score of 166.500 points.

JUDO

Men’s 66 kg – Antoine Bouchard, Jonquiere, Que., won the silver medal.

Men’s 73 kg – Arthur Margelidon, Montreal, won the bronze medal.

Women’s 57 kg – Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard, St-Hubert, Que., won the silver medal.

MOUNTAIN BIKING

Men’s cross-country final – Raphael Gagne, Quebec City, won the gold medal in one hour, 31 minutes, 14 seconds.

Women’s cross-country final – Emily Batty, Brooklin, Ont., won the gold medal in 1:27:13; Catharine Pendrel, Kamloops, B.C., won the silver medal in 1:27:20.

OPEN-WATER SWIMMING

Men’s 10km – Richard Weinberger, Surrey, B.C., finished fourth in the final in one hour, 54 minutes, 9.3 seconds. Eric Hedlin, Victoria, finished ninth in 1:59:59.5.

SOCCER

Men – Molham Babouli scored the lone goal as Canada (0-1) lost 4-1 to Brazil.

ROWING

Men’s coxless pairs – Martin Barakso, Nanaimo, B.C., and Mike Evans, Victoria, were second in their heat and will race in Sunday’s 2:25 repechage.

Men’s lightweight coxless fours – Canada won their repechage in six minutes, 29.10 seconds to earn a berth in the final.

Men’s quad sculls – Canada advanced to Tuesday’s final after winning their qualifier (5:52.21).

Men’s eights – Canada will race in the final after winning their qualifier (5:45.79)

Women’s single sculls – Carling Zeeman, Cambridge Ont., finished first in her heat (7:43.27) and advanced to Tuesday’s final.

Women’s lightweight single sculls – Liz Fenje, Victoria, was first in the repechage (8:28.82) and will race in the medal final.

Women’s quad sculls – Canada won their heat (6:30.83) to earn a berth in Wednesday’s final.

RUGBY SEVENS

Men – Canada won the gold medal with a 22-19 decision over Argentina.

Women – Canada captured the gold medal with a 55-7 victory over the United States.

SHOOTING

Women’s 10-metre air pistol – Lynda Kiejko wins gold medal with a score of 195.7, a Pan Am games record.

SQUASH

Women’s singles – Samantha Cornett, Ottawa, won the bronze medal; Hollie Naughton, Mississauga, Ont., lost to S.Teran, Mexico 3-1 in the quarter-finals.

Men’s singles – Shawn Delierre of Montreal won the bronze medal.

TENNIS

Women’s singles – Francoise Abanda, Montreal, won her first-round match 2-1 over A.Sanchez of Mexico; Carol Zhao, Richmond Hill, Ont., def. M.Irigoyen, Argentina, 2-1 in the first round.

Men’s singles – Brayden Schnur, Pickering, Ont., advanced to the fourth round with a 2-0 victory over E.Struvay, Colombia; Philip Bester, Burnaby, B.C., is eliminated following a 2-1 loss to F.Bagnis, Argentina, in the third round;

TRIATHLON

Men’s Final – Andrew Yorke Caledon East. Ont., finished seventh in one hour, 49 minutes, 31 seconds; Tyler Mislawchuk, Oak Bluff, Man., placed 10th in 1:49:54. Kyle Jones, Oakville, Ont., did not finish.

WEIGHTLIFTING

Women’s 53kg – Jessica Ruel, Abitibi-Ouest Que., finished fifth in the final with a score of 177.

Men’s 69kg – Francis Luna-Grenier, Montreal, won the bronze medal with a combined score of 299.

The Canadian Press

Source Toronto Pan Am Games 2015

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