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Whereas you were drowsing: How Canada performed at Tokyo Olympics Saturday, Sunday

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Whereas you were drowsing: How Canada performed at Tokyo Olympics Saturday, Sunday

Canada’s females swimmers and divers believe bagged the first medals for the country at the Tokyo Olympics Sunday.

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It became one other busy day for Group Canada, with athletes competing in a variety of occasions.

Right here are some outcomes from the second full day of competitors:

Swimming

It became a successful day within the pool for Group Canada.

The females’s 4x100m freestyle swam their solution to the rostrum, finishing second within the inspire of Australia in a time of three minutes and 32.78 seconds to stable Canada’s first medal at the Video games.


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Kayla Sanchez of Toronto, Margaret Mac Neil of London, Ont., and Rebecca Smith of Red Deer, Alta., all swam sturdy legs to give Toronto’s Penny Oleksiak the probability to shut out the hunch and snatch silver sooner than the United States, who took bronze.

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Canada’s Margaret Mac Neil, left to delicate, Rebecca Smith, Kayla Sanchez and Penny Oleksiak celebrate a silver medal within the females’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay for the duration of the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday, July 25, 2021.


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Diving

Divers Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini-Beaulie added a second silver to Canada’s medal tally on Day 2.

Abel from Laval, Que., and Citrini-Beaulieu, from Saint-Fixed, Que., overcame a unhurried initiate on their first two dives to attain with a full bring collectively of 300.78.

This became Abel’s second Olympic medal. She won bronze within the the same match with Emilie Heymans at the 2012 London Video games.

Citrini-Beaulieu is making her Olympic debut.


Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini Beaulieu of Canada put collectively to compete for the duration of the Ladies’s Synchronized 3m Springboard Ultimate at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre at the 2020 Summer season Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.


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Boxing

In boxing, Canada’s Mandy Bujold became beaten by Serbia’s Nina Radovanovic within the first round of the females’s flyweight boxing match.

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Rowing

Rowers Jessica Sevick of Strathmore, Alta., and Toronto’s Gabrielle Smith will row for a medal after finishing second in their females’s double sculls semifinal.

The pair evolved comfortably, finishing with a time of 7 minutes and 9.44 seconds sooner than the United States and France, but within the inspire of the Netherlands.

Within the four repechage occasions, each the boys’s and females’s crews attain fourth, failing to qualify for Ultimate A.

Skateboarding

Skateboarders Matt Berger and Micky Papa were representing Canada at the game’s Olympic debut.

Nonetheless there became small to cheer about, as neither man evolved to the finals.

Papa from Vancouver carried out 10th and his teammate Berger of Kamloops, B.C. got here in 20th station.

Tennis

Canada’s Félix Auger-Aliassime became scheduled to select on two-time defending Olympic champion Andy Murray within the first round of the boys’s singles match, however the Briton withdrew from the match at this time sooner than the match.

Instead, Auger-Aliassime performed in opposition to 39th-ranked Max Purcell, shedding 6-4, 7-6.


Felix Auger-Aliassime, of Canada, plays in opposition to Max Purcell, of Australia, for the duration of the first round of the tennis competitors at the 2020 Summer season Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.


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Taekwondo

Within the females’s featherweight match (49-57 kg), Skylar Park defeated Australia’s Stacey Hymer, sooner than shedding to Lo Chia-Ling of Chinese Taipei within the quarterfinals.

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Softball

After trouncing Australia on Saturday, Canada’s softball crew went down 1-0 to hosts Japan.

Canada goes into its ultimate match within the round-robin competitors in opposition to Italy on Monday with a 2-2 file.

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Canadian shooter Lynda Kiejko failed to qualify for the finals within the 10-metre air pistol match at Asaka Taking pictures Fluctuate.

She carried out in 47th station with 558 points.


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Badminton

Within the boys’s doubles competitors, Jason Ho-Shue and Nyl Yakura misplaced 2-0 in opposition to their South Korean opponents.

In females’s singles, Michelle Li received the greater of Guatemala’s Nikte Alejandra Sotomayor.

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And in mixed doubles, the duo of Josephine Wu and Joshua Hurlburt-Yu were defeated by Great Britain.

With information from the Canadian Press

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