Beijing 2022: Team Canada at the end of Day 8
BEIJING (February 12, 2022) – Day 8 at the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games has come to a close. Here is what you need to know.
MEDAL COUNT AFTER DAY 7:
DAY 8 RESULTS AND DAY 9 SCHEDULE:
TEAM CANADA INSIGHTS:
- Skiing on a mission for eighth spot, the women’s team of Katherine Stewart-Jones, Dahria Beatty, Cendrine Browne and Olivia Bouffard-Nesbitt mixed together their best Olympic relay result since Salt Lake City 2002, skiing into the top-10 in the 4×5 kilometre race with a combined time of 57:20.9.
SHORT TRACK SPEED SKATING
- Team Canada will look for its eighth Olympic medal in the women’s 3000m relay on Day 9. Kim Boutin will be chasing her fifth Olympic medal which would put her in a four-way-tie her as Canada’s most decorated short track speed skater with Marc Gagnon, François-Louis Tremblay and Charles Hamelin (5)
- Éliot Grondin and Meryeta O’Dine won their second Olympic medals at Beijing 2022, a bronze in the inaugural mixed team snowboard cross event.
Currently none of the 473 members of the Team Canada delegation in Beijing are in COVID-19 isolation.
Beijing 2022 Press Operations Lead
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