Day 9 of the 2018 Winter Olympics obtained off to an thrilling begin for Canada early Sunday, with a contemporary medal added to the tally in males’s slopestyle.
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Alex Beaulieu-Marchand of Quebec Metropolis obtained issues off to an excellent begin on Sunday, capturing Canada’s sixthteenth medal of Olympics.
Identified by his nickname of “ABM,” Beaulieu-Marchand secured the bronze within the males’s slopestyle. He was the highest-ranked Canadian within the qualifying spherical, and went on to attain 92.40 on his second run within the ultimate.
Two different Canadians, Evan McEachran and Teal Harle, completed sixth and fifth, respectively, making certain a robust Canadian presence within the high 10.
Canadian roller Kevin Koe recorded his second straight lack of the Video games early Sunday, falling Four-2 to Switzerland after what he characterised as a shaky begin.
The Calgary skip beforehand suffered a 5-2 loss to Sweden on Saturday.
“You quit 4 within the first finish, particularly lacking the best way I did. That was the sport,” he stated.
Males’s big slalom
Canadians made a great displaying within the males’s big slalom ultimate, with 4 inserting within the high 30: Erik Learn tied for 11th place with the U.S.’s Ryan Cochran-Siegle. Trevor Philp completed 18th, Phil Brown got here in 27th and James Crawford rounded issues out in 29th place.
The gold went to Austria’s Marcel Hirscher with a complete time of 2:18.04. It was Hirscher’s second gold medal to this point in Pyeongchang.
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Skip Rachel Homan confronted stiff competitors from the Swiss group early Sunday after recording her first win of the Video games in opposition to america on Day Eight.
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Homan scored three factors within the ninth finish and stole a single within the 10th for a 10-Eight win over Switzerland’s Silvana Tirinzoni. Tirinzoni missed each of her pictures within the ninth and Homan delivered a success to maneuver into the lead. The Swiss skip was heavy along with her ultimate throw within the 10th to provide Canada a degree and the victory.
Males’s cross-country snowboarding
With high skier Alex Harvey out of the working (he pulled out on Friday), it was as much as Toronto’s Len Valjas, Graeme Killick of Fort McMurray, Alta., Russell Kennedy of Canmore, Alta., and Knute Johnsgaard of Whitehorse to characterize Canada within the 4x10km relay.
Nevertheless, Norway continued its dominance in cross-country snowboarding by profitable the gold medal within the males’s Four×10-kilometre relay, with Canada ending in ninth place.
Males’s freestyle aerial
Canada didn’t medal within the males’s freestyle aerial ski occasion,with Oleksandr Abramenko of Ukraine claiming the gold. Canada’s Olivier Rochon progressed to the ultimate and wound up ending fifth with a rating of 98.11 factors.
With recordsdata from Jessica Vomiero.
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