While you were sleeping: How Canada performed Monday, Tuesday at Tokyo Olympics

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Canada scored aggregate medals erstwhile again astatine the Tokyo Olympics Tuesday, including the archetypal ever for the women’s softball squad and different apical prize successful swimming.

Here’s however Canada has performed truthful acold successful events spanning from Monday evening to Tuesday greeting Eastern time.


Canada yet broke its medal drought successful Olympic softball Tuesday, battling occasional rainfall to triumph the bronze against Mexico successful a 3-2 nailbiter successful Tokyo.

It’s the archetypal ever Olympic medal for Canada successful the sport, which was dropped from the Olympics aft the 2008 Games successful Beijing. The athletics isn’t acceptable to instrumentality for aboriginal Olympics, making this Canada’s past changeable for the podium.

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Canada came retired of the gross beardown Tuesday, scoring 2 runs successful the bottommost of the 2nd inning. Mexico rapidly answered with a azygous tally astatine the apical of the 3rd earlier tying it up successful the fifth.

Kelsey Harshman aboriginal deed a sacrificial popular alert successful that aforesaid inning, going retired portion allowing Janet Leung to people the game-winning run.

Members of squad Canada observe aft defeating Mexico successful a softball crippled astatine the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, successful Yokohama, Japan (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki).


Kylie Masse won Canada’s latest swimming medal, taking metallic successful the women’s 100-metre backstroke.

The LaSalle, Ont., autochthonal posted a clip of 57.72 seconds successful the lawsuit last Tuesday, conscionable a fraction of a 2nd down Australian Kaylee McKeown, who took the gold. Regan Smith of the United States took the bronze.

Elsewhere, Penny Oleksiak qualified for the last successful the women’s 200-metre freestyle with a fourth-place semifinal finish, portion Summer McIntosh was edged retired by placing 5th successful her semifinal swim.

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Sydney Pickrem volition besides beforehand to the last successful the 200-metre idiosyncratic medley aft placing 4th successful the semifinal.

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Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson knocked down Argentina successful the women’s preliminary circular 2-0, bouncing backmost from their decision to China connected Saturday. They’ll adjacent look Brazil connected Thursday.


Catherine Pinard-Beauchemin made it into the semifinal of the women’s 63 kg value people judo competition, aft defeating opponents from Denmark and Austria successful the elimination rounds and Brazil’s Ketleyn Quadros successful the quarterfinal.

Pinard-Beauchemin aboriginal mislaid that match, falling to France’s Clarisse Agbegnenou, but inactive qualified for the bronze medal lucifer against Venezuela’s Anriquelis Barrios.

Rugby Sevens

Canada scored its archetypal triumph of the Games successful men’s rugby sevens, defeating Japan 36-12 and securing a spot successful the quarter-final against New Zealand.

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Canada placed 18th successful the archetypal of 3 races successful the women’s 49er FX skiff event, past finished seventh successful the 2nd contention earlier a 15th-place decorativeness successful the third.

In the women’s one-person laser extremist dinghy event, Sarah Douglas finished eighth and 24th successful her 2 races of the day.

Tom Ramshaw past finished 13th successful his archetypal contention of the time successful the men’s one-person heavyweight dinghy event, but his 2nd contention was delayed owed to weather.

Canada aboriginal finished past successful the archetypal of 3 races successful the men’s 49er skiff event, with 2 much races to come.

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Meaghan Benfeito and Caeli McKay started disconnected beardown but yet missed retired connected a medal by a fraction of a point, placing 4th successful the women’s synchronized 10-metre level dive.

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Crispin Duenas bested some Moldova’s Dan Olaru and Bangladesh’s Mohammad Rumamn Shana successful the men’s idiosyncratic elimination rounds, sending him to the adjacent circular connected Saturday.

However, Stephanie Barrett was eliminated by Turkey’s Yasemin Anagoz successful the women’s idiosyncratic round, with a people of 6-2.

Table Tennis

Mo Zhang fell to China’s Meng Chen successful the women’s singles circular of 16 by a people of 4-1.


Tali Darsigny finished archetypal successful Group B of the women’s 59 kg value class, though unluckily volition not beforehand to a medal round.


The gruelling women’s transverse state upland motorcycle contention saw Catherine Pendrel spot 18th, followed by Haley Smith astatine the backmost of the battalion who was incapable to finish.


In the women’s idiosyncratic triathlon, Canada’s Amelie Kretz finished 15th portion Joanna Brown fell retired of the contention earlier it transitioned to the run.

Canoe Slalom

In the women’s kayak semifinal race, Florence Maheu finished 23rd successful a tract of 24, ending her Tokyo Olympics journey.

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