What Canada Did early Wednesday at the 2020 Tokyo summer Olympic games
Canada's Sean McColl competes in Bouldering at the Men’s Combined Sport Climbing event during the summer Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
The Canadian Press
Published Tuesday, August 3, 2021 10:44PM EDT
Last Updated Wednesday, August 4, 2021 11:49AM EDT
TOKYO - What Canada Did on Wednesday at the 2020 Tokyo summer Olympic games (distances in metres):
Women's 400 - Kyra Constantine of Brampton, Ont., placed 15th overall in the quarterfinals at 51.22 seconds, did not advance.
Women's 1,500 - Gabriela DeBues-Stafford, Toronto, qualified for the final after placing third in her semifinal heat with a season-best 3:58.28; her sister, Lucia Stafford, also Toronto, ran a personal-best 4:02.12, but her time was not fast enough to advance.
Women's 3,000 steeplechase - Genevieve Lalonde, Moncton, N.B., finished 11th in nine minutes, 22.40 seconds - a Canadian-record.
Women's heptathlon - Georgia Ellenwood, Langley, B.C., who had a personal-best mark of 1.83 in the high jump, stands 15th overall after the opening four events with 3,690 points.
Men's 200 - Andre De Grasse, Markham, Ont., won the gold medal (19.62, a national record), moving him into a tie with Philip Edwards (track), Marc Gagnon and Francois-Louis Tremblay (short-track speedskating) for most career medals by a male Canadian with five; Aaron Brown, Toronto, finished sixth (20.20).
Men's decathlon - Damian Warner of London, Ont., is ranked first following the opening five events with 4,722 points. He posted the fastest time in the 100 (10.12); set a Olympic decathlon record of 8.24 metres in the long jump; and had season-best results in the shot put (14.80) and 400 (47.48). Pierce LePage, Whitby, Ont., who also posted personal-best results in the shot put (15.31) and 400 (46.92), stands third overall (4,529) heading into the second day.
Women's C1 200 - Katie Vincent, Mississauga, Ont. (46.391) and Laurence Vincent Lapointe, Trois-Rivieres, Que. (45.408) both won their qualifying heats to advance to the semifinals.
Women's K1 500 - Michelle Russell, Fall River, N.S., was third in her quarterfinal (1:51.375) and earned a berth in the semis.
Men's K1 200 - Nicholas Matveev, Toronto, earned a spot in the medal race after finishing second in his quarterfinal (35.181); Mark de Jonge, Halifax, was eliminated after placing third in his quarterfinal (35.462).
Men's K2 1,000 - Vincent Jourdenais, Saint-Basile-le-Grand, Que., and Brian Malfesi, Maple Ridge, B.C., were fourth in their quarterfinal race (3:15.738) and will compete in the B-final.
Women's keirin - Lauriane Genest, Levis, Que. (11.183) and Kelsey Mitchell, Sherwood Park, Alta. (11.391) won their first-round heats and advanced to the quarterfinals.
Men's sprint - Nick Wammes, Bothwell, Ont., lost in the round-of-16 repechage to Mohd Awang of Malaysia; Hugo Barrette, Iles-de-la-Madeleine, Que., finished second in a round-of-32 repechage, did not advance.
Men's team pursuit - Canada (Vincent De Haitre, Cumberland, Ont.; Michael Foley, Milton, Ont.; Derek Gee, Osgoode, Ont.; Jay Lamoureux, Victoria) defeated Germany by 3.69 seconds (3:46.24) to win the fifth-place race.
Women's 10-metre platform - Meaghan Benfeito, Laval, Que., was fourth in the preliminary round with 331.85 points and qualified for the final; Celina Toth, London, Ont., was 23rd (261.40), did not advance.
Jumping - Mario Deslauriers, Bromont, Que., aboard Bardolina 2, incurred 13 penalties and finished 22nd with a time of 88.51.
Women - Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., and Alena Sharp, Hamilton, both carded three-over-par 74s in the opening round and are eight shots behind the leader.
Women's combined - Alannah Yip, North Vancouver, B.C., was sixth-fastest in the speed event (7.99 seconds), 16th in bouldering and 12th in lead to finish 14th overall in qualifying with 1,152, did not advance.
Women's duet - Claudia Holzner, Calgary, and Jacqueline Simoneau, Saint-Laurent, Que., were fifth in the free routine with 93.00 points and placed fifth overall for the event (184.4798).
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Women's 10-kilometre - Kate Sanderson, Toronto, finished 18th overall in two hours, four minutes and 59.1 seconds.