Tuesday, August 15, 2017

 

Congratulations, Manitoba!

The 2017 Canada Summer Games came to a close on Sunday, August 13 at Investor’s Group Field in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Team Manitoba saw a record-high 42 medals (including an all-time best of 10 gold medals), and won the Centennial Trophy for the second consecutive Games.

 

Our athletes, staff and alumni involved themselves heavily in the 2017 Canada Games as participants, coaches, support staff, medical staff, and volunteers, helping to propel many of the country’s best young athletes to podium performances.

 

CSCM’s Adrienne Leslie-Toogood (Chief Psychologist) and Olympic Medallist Chantal Van Landeghem led the psychology team at the Canada Summer Games

Congratulations to Team Manitoba
on an outstanding Games performance!

CSCM athletes made up:
4% of Team Manitoba competitors
33% of Team Manitoba medal winners

BRONZE

Kyla Roy, triathlon

Monday, July 31 – Kyla Roy wins bronze in the women’s individual triathlon, Manitoba’s first medal of the Canada Games. It would be the first of 42 medals for Team Manitoba and first of two for Kyla.

 

BRONZE

Emma Gray, rowing

Thursday, August 3 – Emma Gray and teammates Justine Gillert, Abby Dent and Gabby Yakemow win bronze in the women’s quadruple sculls event, Emma’s first of three medals at the 2017 Canada Games.

GOLD

Victoria Tachinski, athletics

Thursday, August 3 – Track star Victoria Tachinski captures Team Manitoba’s first gold medal of the games in the women’s 400m at Investor’s Group Stadium.

SILVER

Caitlyn Roy, Claire Healy, Kyla Roy, triathlon

 

Thursday, August 3 – CSCM athletes Caitlyn, Claire and Kyla wrap themselves in Manitoba’s flag after winning silver in the women’s relay at Bird’s Hill Provincial Park.

GOLD

Emma Gray, rowing

Friday, August 4 – Team Manitoba flag bearer Emma Gray cools off after winning gold in the women’s single sculls at Rabbit Lake in Kenora, ON.

BRONZE
Emma Gray, rowing

Friday, August 4 – Emma Gray and partner Gabby Yakemow row to bronze in the women’s double sculls. The podium finish was Emma’s second of the day and third of the Games.

SILVER

Victoria Tachinski, athletics

 Friday, August 4 – Manitoba’s Victoria Tachinski brought home silver in the women’s 800m after leading the rest of the field until the final 100m stretch, her second of three Canada Games medals.

BRONZE

Niyah Becker, basketball

 

 Friday, August 4 – With 34 points and 11 rebounds, Niyah Becker led Team Manitoba’s female basketball team to a victory in their bronze medal game against Alberta on the last night of competition in Week 1.

SILVER

Victoria Tachinski, athletics

 

Friday, August 4 – Victoria Tachinski caps off a long week by running a spectacular anchor leg in the 4x400m, propelling Team Manitoba to silver. Tachinski joins relay teammates Tayo Babalola, Erin White and Sophia Mbabaali on the podium to accept her second silver (and third Games) medal.

BRONZE

James Lavallée, Canoe/Kayak

 

Wednesday, August 9 – Manitoba kayaker James Lavallée shows his Métis pride as he is presented with his bronze medal in the men’s K1-500m.

SILVER

James Lavallée, Canoe/Kayak

 

Friday, August 11 – James Lavallée paddles to his second medal of the Games in the men’s K1-200m on Winnipeg’s Red River.

BRONZE
James Lavallée, Canoe/Kayak

 

Friday, August 11 – James Lavallée captures his third and final medal of the 2017 Canada Summer Games alongside teammates Zachary Adams, Hayden Fellner and Sacha Skirzyk in the men’s K4-200m.

Our CSCM community played a multitude of roles behind the scenes to support  Canada Games athletes:
CSCM staff members:
Adrienne Leslie-Toogood (Canada Games Chief Psychologist)
Dallas Ludwick (Head Coach, Team Manitoba Diving)
Fiona Rettie (Team Manager, Team Manitoba Rowing)
Doreen Bechtle (Venue Chair for Athletics, Medical Staff) Thank you Jorie Janzen and Matthew Davey for organizing
a recovery station for Team Manitoba’s athletes!
CSCM athletes:
Chantal Van Landeghem (Psychology Team)
Nadya Crossman-Serb (Team Manager, Team Manitoba Canoe/Kayak)
Anyone we missed? Please let us know here!