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Ontario claims double gold in Open Water at Canada Games

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ST. CATHARINES, Ontario – The swimming portion of the 2022 Canada Games officially came to an end on Friday with two open water champions crowned at the Welland International Flatwater Centre.

A total of 317 swimmers, Para swimmers and special Olympians competed at this six-day competition.

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Women’s 3-km Open Water

Gold: Bailey O’Regan (Ontario)

Silver: Lydia Kilger (Québec)

Bronze: Julia Strojnowska (British Columbia)

Men’s 3-km Open Water

Gold: Olivier Risk (Ontario)

Silver: Aiden Erickson (British Columbia)

Bronze: Dominik Kwiecien (Alberta)

HIGHLIGHTS

Province Gold Silver Bronze Total
Ontario 24 11 17 52
Alberta 18 11 15 44
British Columbia 10 22 11 43
Québec 7 13 12 32
Manitoba 5 4 3 12
New Brunswick 2 1 5 8
Newfoundland and Labrador 1 6 1 8
Saskatchewan 1 2 3
Nova Scotia 2 2
Prince Edward Island 0
Northwest Territories 0
Yukon 0
  • With 11 medals (6 gold, 1 silver, 4 bronze), Julie Brousseau, from Ontario, matches the record for the most medals won at a single Canada Games that was set by Ontario swimmer Hanna Henderson at the 2017 Canada Summer Games. She also broke the Canada Games record in the 200-m IM with a time of 2:14.93.
  • Alisson Gobeil, representing Équipe Québec, broke the Canadian record twice in the 50-m backstroke S5, first posting a time of 57.45 in the preliminaries and then finishing fourth in the finals with a time of 56.90.
  • Chris Weeks from Newfoundland and Labrador broke the Canada Games record in the 50-m butterfly in 24.53.
  • Leilani Fack (British Columbia) won nine medals including 1 gold, 7 silver, 1 bronze.
  • Maxine Clark, representing Team Alberta, won eight medals (5 gold and 3 bronze).
  • Katie Cosgriffe, from Ontario, won seven medals including 6 gold and 1 silver.
  • Dakota Howard (Alberta) won seven medals (4 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze)
  • Connor Bissett (Alberta) won gold in all his events (50-m breaststroke, 100-m freestyle, 100-m backstroke, 50-m backstroke, 50-m freestyle Special Olympics)