Newspaper article The Canadian Press

What Canada Did on the Weekend at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

What Canada Did on the Weekend at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games

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What Canada Did on the weekend at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games

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PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of - What Canada Did on the final weekend at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games:

SUNDAY

BOBSLEIGH

Men's four-man _ Justin Kripps (pilot), Summerland, B.C.; Alex Kopacz, London, Ont.; Jesse Lumsden, Burlington, Ont.; and Seyi Smith, Ottawa, finished sixth after their final two runs of the competition with a combined time of 3:16.69; Nick Poloniato (pilot), Hamilton; Ben Coakwell, Moose Jaw, Sask.; Josh Kirkpatrick, London, Ont.; and Cam Stones, Whitby, Ont., finished 12th (3:17.81); and Chris Spring (pilot), Priddis, Alta.; Bryan Barnett, Edmonton; Lascelles Brown, Calgary; and Neville Wright, Edmonton, finished 16th (3:17.96).

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

Women's 30-kilometre mass start (classic style) _ Emily Nishikawa, Whitehorse, placed 30th in a time of one hour, 34 minutes, 31.7 seconds; Cendrine Browne, Saint-Jerôme, Que., finished 43rd in 1:41:23.9; Anne-Marie Comeau, Saint-Ferreol-les-Neiges, Que., did not finish the race.

CLOSING CEREMONY

Speed skater Kim Boutin, of Sherbrooke, Que., carried the Canadian flag during the closing ceremony. She led all Canadian medallists with three (a silver and two bronze medals).

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SATURDAY

ALPINE SKIING

Team event _ Laurence St-Germain of Saint-Ferreol-les-Neiges, Que., won her race in 21.39 seconds; Toronto's Philip Brown did not complete the course; Erin Mielzynski, Guelph, Ont., won her pairing (21.10); and Trevor Philp, Calgary, lost (20.07), as Canada tied France, 2-2, in the round-of-16. They did not advance to the quarter-finals as the tiebreaker was combined times _ Canada was 0.04 seconds slower than the French.

BOBSLEIGH

Men's four-man _ Justin Kripps (pilot), Summerland, B.C.; Alex Kopacz, London, Ont.; Jesse Lumsden, Burlington, Ont.; and Seyi Smith, Ottawa, stand fourth after the initial two runs of the competition with a combined time of 1:38.13 _ 0.58 seconds behind the leaders from Germany and 0.23 out of the bronze position; Nick Poloniato (pilot), Hamilton; Ben Coakwell, Moose Jaw, Sask.; Josh Kirkpatrick, London, Ont. …

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