While You’re Sleeping: How Canada Performed at the Beijing Olympics Saturday, Sunday – National

Canadian athletes missed a podium finish at Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics on Saturday night, while others held out their medal hopes on Sunday morning.

Here’s what you might have missed from the overnight contest.


Quebec City skier Laurie Blouin gave it all she had in the women’s ski event but failed to break into the top three of a highly competitive field.

Fifth-seated Blouin advanced into her third and final lap. While she closed with her best performance of the day, a sharp and clean run helped her score an impressive 81.41, she could only move up one spot on the leaderboard.

Laurie Blouin of Canada reacts after her first run in the women’s snowboarding final at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics in Zhangjiakou, China on Sunday, February 6, 2022.

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Canada will have another snowboarding medal in Monday’s men’s event.

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Regina’s Mark McMorris finished second in qualifying on Sunday, with an impressive 83.30 points on the second run that took him to the final.

Sebastian Toutant of L’Assomption, Que., placed eighth overall and Max Parrot of Bromont, Que., placed 10th.


Canadian Madeline Schizas made her Olympic debut in the figure skating team event.

Starting the day in sixth out of 10 countries and needing to finish in the top five to advance to the final round of freestyle skating, the 18-year-old from Oakville, Ont., skated a short show almost perfect to Dulcea Si Tandra Mea Fiara third with 69.60 points.

Toronto’s Roman Sadovsky has a free men’s program, ranking fifth out of five skaters, but Canada remains in fourth place in Monday’s final free shows – pairs, dance dance on ice and women.

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Calgarians cheer on Team Canada as the Beijing Winter Olympics begin

Calgarians cheer on Team Canada as the Beijing Winter Olympics begin


In the mixed doubles, John Morris of Canmore, Alta., and Rachel Homan of Ottawa improved their record to 5-2 with a crunchy 7-5 win over the Czech Republic.

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The duo will face Australia in the second match of the day.

Rachel Homan and John Morris of Canada discuss a hit during the preliminaries against the Czech Republic on Sunday, February 6, 2022 at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.


Cross-country skiing

Antoine Cyr, Rémi Drolet and Olivier Léveillé competed in the men’s 15 × 15 km pentathlon at the Zhangjiakou National Cross-Country Center.

Leveille came in 31st overall, while Cyr came in at 42nd.

Speed ​​skating

Calgary speed runner Ted-Jan Bloemen looked like he was going to hit again to win a medal in the 5,000 metres, but instead he quickly faded away in the second half of the race and finished. in 10th place.

Bloemen won a silver medal in the same event at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, but failed to create a second consecutive day of multiple medals for Canada in Beijing.

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Freestyle skiing

In the women’s team event, Chloe Dufour-Lapointe and Sofiane Gagnon took place in the 12th round, but were unable to compete for a medal.

Dufour-Lapointe scored 72.96 in Finals 2, finishing in 9th place and Gagnon failed to complete his run.

Ski jump

In the men’s regular hill ski jump, Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes advanced to the finals after placing 16th in the first round.

His compatriot Matthew Soukup also competed in the same match, but failed to improve, falling outside the top 30.

– with files from the Canadian Press

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Russell Falcon

Russell Falcon is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Russell Falcon joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: russellfalcon@interreviewed.com.

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