Rio 2016 Day 3: Results and fan reactions
Day 3 of the Rio2016 Olympic Games marks the end of the rugby tournament, a ton of rowing and a whole lot more. Fans and athletes have taken to social media to support #TeamCanada
Rugby – CAN vs Great Britain, BRONZE MEDAL WINNERS
Swimming – Bronze for Kylie Masse
Rachol Nicol placed 5th in 100m breaststroke with a new personal record.
Sydney Pickrem, and Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson competed in the 200m IM semifinals. Pickrem, has reached the final by placing 7th and will be raining in the final tomorrow night. Seltenreich-Hodgson did not qualify.
Beach volleyball – CAN vs Italy
Tennis – doubles
Nestor and Pospisil have advanced to the quarter finals.
Rugby – CAN vs Australia, semifinals
Canada fell to Australia 17-5 and will be playing for bronze against Great Britain later today.
Basketball – CAN vs Serbia
With a comeback in the fourth, Canada outscored Serbia 26-10 and won the game 71-67.
Genie Bouchard fell to Kerber in straight sets and has been eliminated from single women’s play. She will still be competing in doubles with Dabrowski.
Field hockey – CAN vs Argentina
Canada fell to Argentina in field hockey 3-1.
Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard advanced to the round of 16 where she was deemed loser by penalty.
Lightweight men’s four boat comprised of Nicolas Pratt, Brendan Hodge, Maxwell Lattimer and Eric Woelfl (Northern Lights) took on the repechage in attempts to qualify for the finals. Finishing just under a second behind the Czech, the Canadians placed fourth failing to qualify.
The women’s eight was on the water for the first time this Games with Lesley Thompson-Willie, Lauren Wilkinson, Natalie Mastracci, Caileigh Filmer, Lisa Roman, Christine Roper, and Cristy Nurse. Coming third in their heat 3 seconds back of the leader, they move into the repechage where they will be competing for a spot in the final.
Eugene Wang, eliminated.
Yesterday marked a huge day for Penny Oleksiak as she won her second medal of the Games. At age 16, Oleksiak has smashed her previous records and currently has both of Canada’s two medals to her name.