November 2, 2023
Photo Credit: Dragomir Yankovic/Santiago 2023 via PHOTOSPORT
Canada has moved down in the medal standings, now placing fourth with 116 medals, 35 of which are gold.
Fynn Mansbridge-Fafard, Fencing, Men’s Team Epee
Fynn Mansbridge-Fafard competed with the Canadian men’s epee team three times on Thursday, starting with quarterfinals in the morning and finishing with finals in the afternoon.
First in the morning, Team Canada defeated Cuba 45-41, advancing to the semifinals where they won 45-30 against Argentina. Unfortunately, their winning streak ended in the finals against the United States, falling 42-41 to finish the event with a silver medal
Nikole Todd, Squash, Women’s Doubles
Nikole Todd, a Regina-born squash player, played in the quarterfinals with partner Hollie Naughton and lost 2-1 to Colombia Thursday morning.
Todd will look ahead to her weekend performance in the women’s team event.
Tristian Moran, Archery, Individual Compound Bow
Prince Albert’s Tristian Spicer-Moran competed in the men’s Individual Compound 1/8 Elimination Round on Thursday and was edged to a 149 – 148 loss by Kris Schaff of the United States.
Spicer-Moran concluded his time in Santiago and was ranked 9th in the men’s Individual Compound and 6th in the men’s Team Compound.
Blaire McDowell, Women’s Water Polo
Regina’s Blaire McDowell helped Canada dominate Chile in quarterfinals 33-2 Thursday morning.
With another victory, Canada’s undefeated record of 4-0remains intact and the team will now advance to the semifinals on Friday against Brazil.
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