While you were sleeping: How Canada performed at Tokyo Olympics Saturday, Sunday

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Canada’s women swimmers and divers person bagged the first medals for the state astatine the Tokyo Olympics Sunday.

It was different engaged time for Team Canada, with athletes competing successful respective events.

Here are immoderate results from the 2nd afloat time of competition:


It was a palmy time successful the excavation for Team Canada.

The women’s 4x100m freestyle swam their mode to the podium, finishing 2nd down Australia successful a clip of 3 minutes and 32.78 seconds to unafraid Canada’s archetypal medal astatine the Games.

Kayla Sanchez of Toronto, Margaret Mac Neil of London, Ont., and Rebecca Smith of Red Deer, Alta., each swam beardown legs to springiness Toronto’s Penny Oleksiak the accidental to adjacent retired the contention and drawback metallic up of the United States, who took bronze.

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Canada’s Margaret Mac Neil, near to right, Rebecca Smith, Kayla Sanchez and Penny Oleksiak observe a metallic medal successful the women’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay during the Tokyo Olympics successful Tokyo, Japan connected Sunday, July 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn


Divers Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini-Beaulie added a 2nd metallic to Canada’s medal tally connected Day 2.

Abel from Laval, Que., and Citrini-Beaulieu, from Saint-Constant, Que., overcame a dilatory commencement connected their archetypal 2 dives to decorativeness with a full people of 300.78.

This was Abel’s 2nd Olympic medal. She won bronze successful the aforesaid lawsuit with Emilie Heymans astatine the 2012 London Games.

Citrini-Beaulieu is making her Olympic debut.

Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini Beaulieu of Canada hole to vie during the Women’s Synchronized 3m Springboard Final astatine the Tokyo Aquatics Centre astatine the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, successful Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)


In boxing, Canada’s Mandy Bujold was beaten by Serbia’s Nina Radovanovic successful the archetypal circular of the women’s flyweight boxing event.

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Rowers Jessica Sevick of Strathmore, Alta., and Toronto’s Gabrielle Smith volition enactment for a medal aft finishing 2nd successful their women’s treble sculls semifinal.

The brace precocious comfortably, finishing with a clip of 7 minutes and 9.44 seconds up of the United States and France, but down the Netherlands.

In the 4 repechage events, some the men’s and women’s crews decorativeness fourth, failing to suffice for Final A.


Skateboarders Matt Berger and Micky Papa were representing Canada astatine the sport’s Olympic debut.

But determination was small to cheer about, arsenic neither antheral precocious to the finals.

Papa from Vancouver finished 10th and his teammate Berger of Kamloops, B.C. came successful 20th place.


Canada’s Félix Auger-Aliassime was scheduled to instrumentality connected two-time defending Olympic champion Andy Murray successful the archetypal circular of the men’s singles event, but the Briton withdrew from the tourney soon earlier the match.

Instead, Auger-Aliassime played against 39th-ranked Max Purcell, losing 6-4, 7-6.

Felix Auger-Aliassime, of Canada, plays against Max Purcell, of Australia, during the archetypal circular of the tennis contention astatine the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, successful Tokyo, Japan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Seth Wenig


In the women’s featherweight lawsuit (49-57 kg), Skylar Park defeated Australia’s Stacey Hymer, earlier losing to Lo Chia-Ling of Chinese Taipei successful the quarterfinals.

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

Canada goes into its past lucifer successful the round-robin contention against Italy connected Monday with a 2-2 record.


Canadian shooter Lynda Kiejko failed to suffice for the finals successful the 10-metre aerial pistol lawsuit astatine Asaka Shooting Range.

She finished successful 47th spot with 558 points.

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In the men’s doubles competition, Jason Ho-Shue and Nyl Yakura mislaid 2-0 against their South Korean opponents.

In women’s singles, Michelle Li got the amended of Guatemala’s Nikte Alejandra Sotomayor.

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

With files from the Canadian Press

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