What Canada Did Monday at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

By on August 16, 2016


RIO DE JANEIRO – What Canada Did on Monday at the Rio Summer Olympic Games (distances in metres):

Athletics

Women’s 3,000 steeplechase – Genevieve Lalonde, Moncton, N.B., finished 16th in the final in 9:41.88.

Men’s 3,000 steeplechase – Matt Hughes, Oshawa, Ont., finished fourth in his heat in 8:26.27 and qualified for Wednesday’s final. Taylor Milne, Callander, Ont., finished ninth in his heat in 8:34.38. Chris Winter, North Vancouver, B.C., finished 10th in his heat in 8:33.95. Both did not qualify for the final.

Women’s 200 – Crystal Emmanuel, Toronto, finished third in her heat in 22.80 and qualified for Wednesday’s final.

Women’s 400 hurdles – Sage Watson, Medicine Hat, Alta., finished second in her heat in 55.93. Noelle Montcalm, Belle River, Ont., finished second in her heat in 56.07. Both qualified for Tuesday’s semifinals. Chanice Chase-Taylor, Toronto, finished seventh in her heat in 1:02.83 and did not qualify for the semifinals.

Men’s 110 hurdles – Johnathan Cabral, Peribonka, Que., finished fourth in his heat in 13.63 and qualified for Tuesday’s semifinals. Sekou Kaba, Ottawa, finished eighth in his heat in 13.70 and did not qualify for the semifinals.

Men’s pole vault – Shawn Barber, Toronto, finished 10th in the final, clearing 5.50 metres.

Canoe/kayak

Men’s singles K1 1000 – Adam van Koeverden, Oakville, Ont., finished sixth in his semifinal in 3:36.230 and did not qualify for the final.

Men’s singles C1 1000 – Mark Oldershaw, Burlington, Ont., finished fourth in his semifinal in 4:03.493 and did not qualify for the final.

Women’s doubles K1 200 – KC Fraser, Oakville, Ont., and Genevieve Orton, Lake Echo, N.S., finished fifth in their semifinal in 1:45.351 and did not qualify for the final.

Women’s singles K1 200 – Andreanne Langlois, Quebec City, finished fifth in her semifinal in 41.350 and did not qualify for the final.

Cycling (track)

Women – Allison Beveridge, Calgary, was 14th after the omnium 10-km scratch race. She then finished ninth in the three-km individual pursuit in 3:36.938, before ending her day finishing 15th in the omnium elimination race. After the first three events, Beveridge is 13th with a total of 50 points.

Diving

Men’s three-metre springboard – Philippe Gagne, Ville de Mont Royal, Que., finished 12th in the preliminary round with a score of 400.75 and qualified for Tuesday’s semifinal.

Gymnastics (artistic)

Women’s balance beam – Isabela Onyshko, Brandon, Man., finished eighth in the final with a score of 13.400.

Sailing

Women’s 49er FX – Erin Rafuse, Halifax, and Dannie Boyd, Kingston, Ont., were 15th after the ninth race.

Men’s and Women’s Laser – Lee Parkhill, Oakville, Ont., and Brenda Bowskill, Toronto, had their finals postponed by weather.

Men’s 470 – Graeme Saunders and Jacob Saunders, both Chester, N.S., did not compete as all races for this event were also postponed by weather.

Synchronized swimming

Duet – Jacqueline Simoneau, Saint-Laurent, Que., and Karine Thomas, Gatineau, Que., finished seventh after the technical program with a score of 179.3583 and qualified for Tuesday’s final.

Open water swimming

Women’s 10-km – Stephanie Horner, Beaconsfield, Que., finished 23rd in the final in 1:59:22.1.

Volleyball

Men – Canada beat Italy in its last preliminary-round game, 3-1 (25-23, 25-17, 16-25, 25-21). They finished 3-2 in Group A and will play Russia in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.