Canada wins seven medals at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Kelsey Mitchell (Nicola, Wikimedia Commons)

Team Canada won seven more medals on Sunday at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. The Canadian squad won three silver medals and four bronze medals. They now have three gold medals, six silver medals and nine bronze medals for 18 medals overall. Canada is fourth in the overall medal standings behind Australia (52 medals), England (34 medals), and New Zealand (19 medals).

The Canadian silver medals came in cycling and swimming. Canadian Olympic gold medalist Kelsey Mitchell of Brandon, Manitoba won the silver medal in the women’s 500 metre cycling time trial. Canadian Olympic silver medalist Kylie Masse won the silver medal in the women’s 100 metre backstroke swimming event, while Summer McIntosh of Toronto, Ontario, Ella Jansen of Burlington, Ontario, Canadian Olympic bronze medalist Katerine Savard of Pont-Rouge, Quebec, and Mary-Sophie Harvey of Laval, Quebec won the silver medal in the women’s 4×200 metre freestyle. Mitchell won the gold medal in the women’s cycling sprint at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2021.

The Canadian bronze medals came in triathlon, gymnastics, and weightlifting. The Canadian bronze medalists were Jessica Tuomela of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario (women’s triathlon for the visually impaired), Emma Spence of Cambridge, Ontario (women’s artistic individual all-around gymnastics), Tali Darsigny of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec (women’s 59 kilogram weightlifting), and Shad Darsigny of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec (men’s 73 kilogram weightlifting).


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