How Canada’s athletes fared Monday in Rio

A pair of bronze medals push Canada’s overall haul to four

Canada took home a pair of bronze medals on Monday, as the women’s rugby sevens team capped off their sport’s Olympic debut in style while Kylie Masse kept up the momentum in what’s already been a successful Games for Canada’s swim team.

Here how all of Canada’s athletes fared on Monday.

Bronze in rugby 7s

Women — Canada lost 17-5 to Australia in the semifinals, but later defeated Great Britain 33-10 to win the bronze medal.

Another medal in the pool

Women’s 100m Backstroke — Kylie Masse, LaSalle, Ont., won the bronze medal in 58.76.


Women — Canada beat Serbia 71-67 in the preliminary round, improving to 2-0 in Group B. Kia Nurse, Hamilton, Ont., led with 25 points.

Beach volleyball

Men — Josh Binstock, Richmond Hill, Ont., and Sam Schachter, Richmond Hill, Ont., lost to Adrian Raurich and Alex Ranghieri, Italy, in the preliminary round, 21-18, 14-21, 15-11.


Eventing: individual cross-country — Rebecca Howard, Marlborough, U.K., finished 15th on Riddle Master; Jessica Phoenix, Cannington, Ont., finished 41st on A Little Romance; Colleen Loach, Dunham, Que., finished 45th on Qorry Blue d’Argouges; Kathryn Robinson, Kettering, England, finished 55th on Let It Bee.

Eventing: team — Jessica Phoenix, Kathryn Robinson, Colleen Loach, Rebecca Howard, finished 11th with a score of 331.10.

Field hockey

Men — Canada lost 3-1 to Argentina in the preliminary round, dropping to 0-2 in Group B. Scott Tupper, Vancouver, scored the lone goal.


Women’s 57 kg — Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard, St-Hubert, Que., lost to Hedvig Karakas, Hungary, on a non-combativity penalty at 4:00 in the round of 16.


Men’s quadruple sculls — Julien Bahain, Sherbrooke, Que.; Will Dean, Kelowna, B.C.; Rob Gibson, Kingston, Ont.; Pascal Lussier, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., finished fifth in repechage in 5:56.28.

Women’s eight — Christy Nurse, Georgetown, Ont.; Lisa Roman, Langley, B.C.; Antje von Seydlitz, Smithers, B.C.; Christine Roper, Montego Bay, Jamaica; Lauren Wilkinson, North Vancouver, B.C.; Natalie Mastracci, Thorold, Ont.; Lesley Thompson-Willie, London, Ont.; Caileigh Filmer, Victoria; Suzanne Grainger, London, Ont., finished third in their heat in 6:12.44.

Women’s lightweight double sculls — Lindsay Jennerich, Victoria, and Patricia Obee, Victoria, finished first in their heat in 7:03.51.

Men’s fours — Will Crothers, Kingston, Ont.; Conlin McCabe, Brockville, Ont.; Kai Langerfeld, North Vancouver, B.C.; Tim Schrijver, Thedford, Ont., finished second in their heat in 5:58.26.

Women’s pairs — Nicole Hare, Calgary; Jennifer Martins, Toronto, finished fourth in their heat in 5:58.26.

Men’s lightweight fours — Maxwell Lattimer, Delta, B.C.; Nicolas Pratt, Kingston, Ont.; Brendan Hodge, South Delta, B.C.; Eric Woelfl, St. Catharines, Ont., finished fourth in repechage in 6:05.35.


Men’s one-person dinghy (Laser) — Lee Parkhill, Oakville, Ont., finished 37th.

Women’s one-person dinghy (Laser) — Brenda Bowskill, Toronto, finished 31st.


Women’s 200-metre freestyle — Katerine Savard, Pont-Rouge, Que., finished second in her heat in 1:57.15. Savard finished seventh in the semifinal in 1:57.36. Brittany MacLean, Toronto, finished sixth in her heat in 1:57.74. MacLean finished fifth in the semifinal in 1:57.36.

Women’s 200m individual medley — Sydney Pickrem, Halifax, finished second in her heat in 2:11.06. Pickrem finished seventh in the semifinal in 2:10.57, and qualified for the final. Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson, finished fourth in her heat in 2:12.56. Seltenreich-Hodgson finished 14th in 2:12.25 and did not qualify for the final.

Women’s 100m breaststroke — Rachel Nicol, Lethbridge, Alta., finished fifth in the final in 1:06.68.

Table tennis

Men’s singles — Eugene Wang, Ottawa, lost to Chun Ting Wong, Hong Kong, in the third round, 11-9, 11-8, 11-5, 11-9.


Women’s singles — Eugenie Bouchard, Westmount, Que., was eliminated from singles play after losing to second-ranked Angelique Kerber, Germany, in the second round, 6-4, 6-2.

Men’s doubles — Daniel Nestor, Toronto, and Vasek Pospisil, Vernon, B.C., defeated Joao Sousa and Gastao Elias, Portugal, in the second round, 6-1, 6-4.

Article written by The Canadian Press