November 3, 2023
Photo Credit: Heuler Andrey/Santiago 2023 via Photosport
Canada reclaims its place as third on the medal standings, with 136 medals, 40 of which are gold.
Kenzie Priddell & Sydney Carroll, Artistic Swimming
Saskatoon’s Kenzie Priddell and Syndey Carroll competed with Team Canada for their final two events at Santiago.
Thursday afternoon, Canada placed third in the Free Routine with 230.1042 points and then followed that performance up Friday morning with 198.6800 points in the Acrobatic Routine. Canada’s overall performance through three events at the Games led to winning a bronze medal.
Blaire McDowell, Women’s Water Polo
Blaire McDowell and the Canadian women’s team continued to dominate their opponents in the Thursday morning semifinals, winning 21-4 against Brazil.
The team has qualified for finals against the United States on Saturday.
Nikole Todd, Squash, Women’s Doubles & Team
Nikole Todd competed Friday morning in the women’s team quarterfinals, winning 3-0 [11-2, 11-4, 11-3] against Ecuador.
She will look ahead to Saturday’s semifinals against Colombia. A loss in that game means a bronze medal for the Canadian team while a win would mean advancing to Sunday’s gold-medal final.
Brody McKnight, Men’s Water Polo
Brody McKnight and the rest of the Canadian team won quarterfinals Thursday afternoon, defeating Mexico 20-5, however, they lost their first game in Santiago in the semifinal match on Friday, falling 13-12 to Brazil.
The team has qualified for the bronze-medal final on Saturday, with their opponent still to be determined.
Carissa Norsten, Women’s Rugby 7s
The Canadian team, along with Waldheim’s Carissa Norsten won all three of their preliminary round matches on Friday, defeating Chile 41-0, Mexico 69-0 and Brazil 29-21.
Now, the team will advance to the women’s semifinals on Saturday morning and then, based on those results, play in either the bronze- or gold-medal final that afternoon.
Don’t miss this weekend’s action and find the full schedule for Saskatchewan athletes here.