Manitobans going to the 2023 Santiago Games

Published On: May 1, 2023

Starting in April 2023, the Canadian Olympic Committee has begun announcing the athletes that will be representing Team Canada at the 2023 Pan American this fall in Santiago, Chile. The Canadian Paralympic Committee is expected to begin their team announcements this summer.

Pan American Games
Friday, October 20 – Sunday, November 5, 2023

Parapan American Games
Friday, November 17 – Sunday, November 26, 2023

Manitobans named to Team Canada

Team announcements will happen for each sport individually, with press releases from April to October 2023. The list below reflects the sports that have been announced as of October 25, 2023.

Pan American Games


Mitch Hupé

© 2023 Canadian Olympic Committee


Abby Dent

Abby is from Kenora, ON. Being just across the border, Kenora Rowing is under the Manitoba Rowing umbrella and Abby has trained with Manitoba coaches and competed for Team Manitoba at the 2017 Canada Games.

© 2023 Canadian Olympic Committee


Zoe Hicks

Images provided by athlete.


Kelsey Wog

© 2021 Canadian Olympic Committee | Photo by Darren Calabrese/COC


Braven Park
Skylar Park
Tae-ku Park

© Douglas Portz Photography ( | Photo for CSCM

Parapan American Games

Para Badminton

Olivia Meier

© Scott Grant/Canadian Paralympic Committee

Wheelchair Basketball

Bethany Johnson

Image provided by athlete.

Additional Manitobans going to Santiago


Bowling: Earl Sobotkiewicz – Team Coach
Swimming: Vlastimil Cerny – Team Coach
Taekwondo: Jae Park – Coach

Support Staff

Beach Volleyball: Cameron Borody – Team Medical
Equestrian: Kathryn Surasky – Veterinarian, Eventing
Racquetball: Jennifer Saunders – High Performance Director
Water Polo: Shae LaRoche – Video, women’s team

Stay tuned…

This page will be updated when additional team announcements are made!