Canada wins first Olympic medal in ski jump at Beijing Olympics – National

Canada won a historic bronze medal in the medley team ski jump at Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.

The team of athletes Alexandria Loutitt, Abigail Strate, Matthew Soukup and Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes, took home Canada’s sixth medal of the Games. This is also the first time Canada has won a medal in ski jumping at the Olympics.

Alexandria Loutitt, of Canada, left, celebrates with teammates Matthew Soukup, Abigail Strate and Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes during the ceremony held after winning bronze in the ski jump team event at the Winter Olympics. 2022 on February 7 in Zhangjiakou, China.

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The Slovenian team won the gold medal finishing with a score of 1001.5; The Russian Olympic Committee won the sliver with a score of 890.3; Canada finished with a score of 844.6.

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The mixed team ski jump event is a new sport in the Olympics, and the 2022 Olympics is the event’s premiere event.

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Historically, Canada’s best performance in a ski jump event was achieved by Horst Bulau placing seventh on the men’s individual major hill at the 1988 Olympics in Calgary.

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