October 26, 2023
Photo Credit: DANIEL APUY/SANTIAGO 2023 via PHOTOSPORT
Team Canada continues to achieve high levels of success, now sitting second in the medal rankings, with a total of 77 medals, 28 of which are gold.
Blake Tierney, Swimming
Tierney added two bronze medals to his collection on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Competing in the men’s 4×200-metre freestyle relay heat race on Tuesday, Tierney and his Canadian teammates raced to a time of 7:25.45 to advance to the final. He didn’t compete with Canada in the final, but the team finished with a time of 7:14.76 to earn themselves and Tierney a bronze medal.
On Wednesday, Tierney completed his first Pan American Games by earning his fifth medal while helping Canada to a third-place finish in the men’s 4×100-m medley relay with a time of 3:35.72.
Tierney earned one silver medal and four bronze throughout his time in Santiago.
Tammara Thibeault, Boxing, 75-kg
Thibeault competed in the women’s semifinals bout against Mexico’s Citlalli Vanessa Oritz early Thursday morning, taking the win 5-0 and will advance to the finals on Friday. She will take on Panama’s Atheyna Bibeichi Bylon in the final bout.
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