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What Canada did

Posted: 08/11/2012 1:00 AM | Comments: 0

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ATHLETICS

Men's 4x100 relay -- Canada (Gavin Smellie, Brampton, Ont.; Oluseyi Smith, Ottawa; Jared Connaughton, New Haven, P.E.I.; and Justyn Warner, Markham, Ont.) were second in their heat and posted the third-fastest time in qualifying (38.05 seconds) to earn a berth in Saturday's final.

CANOE-KAYAK

Kayak

Men's singles 200 -- Mark de Jonge, Dartmouth, N.S., won his opening heat (35.396 seconds) and posted the fastest time in the semifinals (35.595) to earn a berth in Saturday's medals race.

Men's doubles 200 -- Ryan Cochrane, Windsor, N.S., and Hugues Fournel, Lachine, Que., have qualified for Saturday's final after placing seventh overall in the semis (33.500).

Women's singles 200 -- Emilie Fournel, Lachine, Que., failed to advance after placing fifth in her qualifier (43.117) and seventh (43.036, 21st overall) in the semifinal round.

Canoe

Men's singles 200 -- Jason McCoombs, Dartmouth, N.S., was fourth in both his qualifying (41.742) and semifinal heats (42.255), and will race in the B-final.

DIVING

Men's 10-metre platform -- Riley McCormick, Victoria, earned a berth in the semifinals by placing 11th overall in the preliminary round (452.75 points); Eric Sehn, Edmonton, failed to advance (363.90).

GYMNASTICS (RHYTHMIC)

Team -- Canada failed to qualify for the final after posting a score of 48.085 through two qualifying rotations.

SWIMMING

Men's 10-kilometre marathon -- Richard Weinberger, Surrey, B.C., won the bronze medal in one hour, 50 minutes, 0.3 seconds.

SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING

Team -- Canada finished fourth overall following the free routine with a total score of 189.630.

TAEKWONDO

Men's 800-kilogram class -- Sebastien Michaud, Quebec City, was eliminated after losing in the opening round to Arman Yeremyan of Armenia, 8-4.

Women's 67-kg -- Karine Sergerie of Sainte-Catherine, Que., won her first match 1-0 over Farida Azizova, Azerbaijan, but failed to advance after losing in the quarter-finals to Franka Anic of Slovenia, 10-5.

WRESTLING

Men's Freestyle (74 kilograms) -- Matthew Gentry, Burnaby, B.C., won his round-of-16 match over Narsingh Pancham Yadav, India (3-0, 1-1); lost in the quarter-finals to Jordan Burroughs, U.S. (2-1, 1-1); defeated Francisco Soler Tanco of Puerto Rico (4-0, 5-0) in the repechage; but was beaten by Denis Tsargush, Russia (1-0, 2-0) in a bronze-medal match.

Men's Freestyle (55 kg) -- David Tremblay, Montreal, was eliminated when he lost in the round-of-16 on points to Ahmet Peker, Turkey (1-0, 1-1).

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition August 11, 2012 C2

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