Newspaper article The Canadian Press

What Canada Did Sunday at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

What Canada Did Sunday at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

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What Canada Did Sunday at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

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

ATHLETICS

Men's 100 _ Andre De Grasse of Markham, Ont., had the second-fastest time in the semifinals (9.92 seconds), then ran a personal-best 9.91 to win the bronze medal.

Men's high jump _ Derek Drouin, Corunna, Ont., tied for the best mark (2.29 metres) to qualify for Tuesday's final round; Mike Mason, Nanoose Bay, B.C., failed to advance with a top height of 2.26.

Women's 400 _ Carline Muir, Edmonton, was 12th in the semifinal round (51.11), and did not qualify for the medal race.

Women's 1,500 _ Nicole Sifuentes, Winnipeg, did not qualify for the final after placing 18th overall in the semifinals (4:08.53).

Women's marathon _ Lanni Marchant of London, Ont., completed the course in two hours, 33 minutes and eight seconds to finish 24th; Krista DuChene, Brantford, Ont., was 35th (2:35:29).

BADMINTON

Women's singles _ Michelle Li, Markham, Ont., lost to Sindhu Pursala of India, 2-1 (19-21, 21-15, 21-17) and is 1-1 in her group.

BASKETBALL

Women _ Nirra Fields of Lachine, Que., contributed 13 points as Canada (3-2) finished third in their preliminary-round group following a 73-60 loss to Spain. They play France in the quarter-finals on Tuesday.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL

Women _ Heather Bansley, Waterdown, Ont., and Sarah Pavan, Kitchener, Ont., lost in the quarter-finals, 2-0 (21-14, 21-14) to the top-seeded team of Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst, Germany.

BOXING

Men's light welterweight (64 kg) _ Arthur Biyarslanov, Toronto, was eliminated after losing a 2-0 decision to Germany's Artem Harutyunyan.

Women's middleweight (69-75 Kg) _ Ariane Fortin, St-Nicholas, Que., lost 2-1 in her round-of-16 match to Dariga Shakimova of Kazakhstan.

CYCLING

Women's sprint _ Kate O'Brien, Calgary, was 12th in qualification with 11.020 seconds; lost to Natasha Hansen, New Zealand, by 0.183 (11.583) in the round of 32; Monique Sullivan, Calgary, placed 17th (11. …

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