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Daily Updates from Rio 2016 by Canadian Sport Institute Pacific
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DAY #7

Friday, August 12, 2016 // Sexta-feira, 12 Agosto, 2016

A special edition of Collaborate. Serve. Innovate.
A daily update from Rio 2016 by the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific

Featuring daily news from the Games about how CSI Pacific-affiliated athletes are performing, athlete profiles and their social media, live from Rio!


"Seven days of the Games and seven days of medals. Incredible. And the best part? We're just getting started.

An amazing Day 7 of the Rio Games began with CSI Pacific-affiliated athletes Lindsay Jennerich and Patricia Obee winning silver in the Lightweight Women's Double Sculls in an incredible race. We imagine they could hear us cheering all the way from their hometown of Victoria!

The exceptional Rosie MacLennan then took home gold in the trampoline, the first woman ever to do so in back-to-back games. Then it was another CSI Pacific-affiliated athlete standing on the podium when Hilary Caldwell won bronze in the 200m Backstroke, And Women's Soccer beat France to book their place in the semi-finals next Tuesday. What a day.

With Athletics just beginning on Day 7, we're going to see them pick up where our swimmers are leading off. We look forward to seeing these athletes compete, and stand up on the podium.

We can't wait until we make it 8-for-8 tomorrow!"

Wendy Pattenden
CEO, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific


Find out how CSI Pacific-affiliated athletes are faring at the Rio Olympics

Jennerich and Obee Bring Home The Silver-ware

(Click to Watch) - Highlights from the women's rowing lightweight double sculls final featuring a silver medal win by Patricia Obee and Lindsay Jennerich.
We are extremely proud to announce that two of CSI Pacific's affiliated athletes brought home rowing's first medal of the Rio Games. Lindsay Jennerich (Victoria, BC) and Patricia Obee (Victoria, BC), the "Dirty Double", had a spectacular race, using their famed finish to earn them a silver medal in the Lightweight Women's Double Sculls.

In the Men's Four finals, the team of Will Crothers (Kingston, ON), Tim Schrijver (Thedford, ON), Conlin McCabe (Brockville, ON) and Kai Langerfeld (North Vancouver, BC) finished 6th overall. In the Women's Single Sculls, Carling Zeeman (Cambridge, ON) finished 4th in her semi-final and will race in the B Final on Saturday morning.

Swimming's Medal Haul Continues as Hilary Caldwell Wins Bronze

Hilary Caldwell (White Rock, BC) captured yet another medal for Canada's swimmers, taking home the Bronze in the 200m Backstroke. Caldwell had three sensational races in Rio and deservedly ends up on the podium.

Earlier in the day, Ryan Cochrane (Victoria, BC) came in 5th in his 1500m heat, which qualifies him for the finals on Saturday evening. Yuri Kirsil (Calgary, AB) raced as part of the 4x100m medley relay team who finished 8th in their heat.  They did not advance.

Additional News:


Women's Soccer

Canada continued to conquer giants in this Olympics, this time defeating France, currently the third-ranked team in the world, in the quarter-finals. Led by a goal by Sophie Schmidt (Abbotsford, BC) and strong goalkeeping by Stephanie Labbé (Stony Plain, AB), Canada managed a tight 1-0 victory and are now guaranteed to play to for a medal. They play Germany in the semi-finals Tuesday, August 16 at 12pm PST.



It was the first day for Athletics and numerous CSI Pacific-affiliated athletes showed their stuff on Day 7. Brianne Theisen-Eaton took on the first three events in the Heptathlon, finishing 6th in Hurdles, 5th in High Jump, 17th in Shot Put and 9th in 200m, leaving her 6th overall after Day 1. The remaining three events go on Saturday.

In Shot Put, Brittany Crew (East York, ON) and Taryn Suttie (Hanley, SK) ended up 18th and 28th respectively, while in the Hammer Throw Heather Steacy (Lethbridge, AB) finished 23rd. In the 20km Race Walk, Evan Dunfee (Richmond, BC) came in 10th, Inaki Gomez (Vancouver, BC) was 12th and Ben Thorne (Kitimat, BC) finished 27th.

The track also featured a number of competitors: In the 1500m, Hilary Stellingwerff (Victoria, BC) finished 7th in her heat and Gabriela Stafford (Toronto, ON) finished 9th in hers, both narrowly missing out making the semi-finals.  Khamica Bingham (Brampton, ON) finished 3rd in her 100m heat, missing the semi-finals by two-hundredths of a second, while in the 10,000m, Natasha Wodak (Vancouver, BC) finished 22nd and Lanni Marchant (London, ON) finished 25th. 

Field Hockey

The Red Caribou finished their Rio Olympics with a terrific game against world #5 India, tying them 2-2.



Canada's Women were in tough against USA and, after a strong first quarter which ended with the Americans up by two, the world #1 showed their strength eventually beating Canada 81-51. CSI Pacific-affiliated athletes Kim Gaucher (Mission, BC) and Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe (Penticton, BC) are part of Canada's squad. They next play Spain on Sunday afternoon.



Ryan Cochrane Swimming
Born: October 29, 1988
Birthplace: Victoria, British Columbia
Hometown: Victoria, British Columbia



Medals by Canadian athletes through the first seven days of Rio 2016. It is the most in a non-boycotted Summer Olympics.


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