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Canada Games Alumni Shine at Rio Olympics

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Canada Games Alumni Shine at Rio Olympics

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Canada Games Alumni Shine at Rio Olympics

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Canada Games Alumni Shine at Rio Olympics

Canada had a remarkable showing in Rio, winning the most medals in our nation's history (in a non-boycotted Summer Games).

Canada Games alumni played an integral role in Canada's success.

Of the 22 medals won, Canada Games alumni contributed to 14 (64%). If we only take into account sports that had alumni representation, the number jumps to 70% (14/20).

Below is the list of Canada Games alumni who medalled in Rio.

Patricia Obee (2009-BC) & Linsday Jennerich (2001-BC)
Silver in Lighweight Double Sculls

Andre De Grasse (2013-ON)
Silver in 200m

Sandrine Mainville (2009-QC)
Bronze in 4 x 100m freestyle relay

Kylie Masse (2013-ON)
Bronze in 100m backstroke

Meghan Benfeito (2005-QC)
Bronze in synchro 10m platform

Hilary Caldwell (2009-BC)
Bronze in 200m backstroke

Katerine Savard (2009-QC)
Bronze in 4 x 200m freestyle relay

Laura Brown (2005-AB) & Kristi Lay (2003/07-AB)
Bronze in team pusuit

Brianne Theisen-Eaton (2005-SK)
Bronze in heptathlon

Andre De Grasse (2013-ON)
Bronze in 100m

Meghan Benfeito (2005-QC)
Bronze in 10m platform

Rhian Wilkinson (2001-QC)
Diana Matheson (2001-ON)
Allysha Chapman(2005-ON)
Desiree Scott (2005-MB)
Shelina Zadorsky (2009-ON)

Andre De Grasse (2013-ON) & Akeem Haynes (2009-AB)
Bronze in 4 x 100m relay

Catharine Pendrel (2001-NB)
Bronze in cross-country

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