Day 4 at the Games: the heat is on!
2017 Canada Summer Games – On a day where the summer heat made headlines, several teams continued their winning streaks, notably in beach volleyball and baseball. As of 9:00 p.m. July 31, Ontario led the medal standings, followed by Quebec, and British Columbia. Manitoba won its first medals today, two bronze that put the host province on the medal board and helped propel its team to 4th place.
DAY 2 ROUND UP
Beach Volleyball competition heats up
The beach volleyball event continued into its second day of pool play at Sargent Park on Monday. As temperatures rose to 31° C at the outdoor venue, athletes seemed to be taking the heat in stride. Alberta, Manitoba and Ontario remain undefeated for both genders. Read Beach Volleyball Day 2 Recap
Team Toba: Decisive win in baseball, bronze in triathlon
Manitoba baseball fans rejoiced as the men’s team extended their winning streak to 4 in a row after defeating Prince Edward Island 10-4 at Shaw Park. The game, which was broadcast live on TSN/RDS, capped a great day for home province. Tomorrow, Manitoba will play undefeated Ontario for first place in the group. See Manitoba’s Day 4 recap.
Alberta and Manitoba join the medal board
Alberta secured its first medals of the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg: a gold medal in the 3m Synchro Diving produced by Ashley McCool (Cochrane, AB) and Margo Erlam (Calgary, AB) and a bronze medal courtesy of Meghan Lim (Edmonton, AB) in the women’s pole vault event of Athletics. Two female Team Manitoba athletes took home a bronze medal today: Kyla Roy in individual triathlon and Brooke-Lyn Boyd in javelin, putting Manitoba in 4th place.See Alberta’s Day 4 recap.
All is quiet on the Festival stage… for now
The Manitoba Liquor and Lottery Canada Games Festival takes a break on Monday and Tuesday. The free family-friendly festival at the Forks returns on Wednesday, August 3 with Northern Territories Night from 4:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. See festival schedule and map for details.
Interviews with performers and cultural groups can be arranged in advance. Please contact Monique LaCoste, media relations consultant at 204-451-1202 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEDIA OUTLOOK FOR DAY 5
Events to watch on August 1, 2017
1. Sailing (Gimli Yacht Club)
Action starts at 11:00
2. Athletics (University of Manitoba Stadium)
High Jump (F) Final 12:30
Shot Put (M) Final 13:00
200m Wheelchair (F) Final 14:10
3. Diving (Pan Am Pool)
Springboard 1m (M) Finals at 15:30
Springboard 3m (F) Finals at 17:15
4. Beach Volleyball (M)* (Sargent Park Beach Volleyball Centre)
Ontario meets Manitoba
*Broadcast live on TSN/RDS
5. Basketball (Duckworth Centre)
Quarter final (M) 19:45
PLEASE NOTE: If there is a discrepancy between the times and locations of the events in this message and the calendar on the Web site, the information contained on the Web site will prevail.
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