Join the Olympic Club

An all-access community uniting and rewarding Team Canada fans – it’s free. Gain points, rewards and get email updates from your Canadian Olympic Team.

Duhamel, Radford Rally to World Bronze

Duhamel, Radford Rally to World Bronze
Canadian Olympic Team Mark

By cdnolympicteam

Meagan Duhamel (Lively, ON) and Eric Radford (Balmerton, ON) had a goal in mind for the 2013 Figure Skating World Championships in London, ON and they achieved it today after two well-executed performance netted them a bronze medal – their first at a world championships.

“It’s the most surreal and unbelievable moment in our lives,” said Duhamel. “It’s something very special that we’ll have with us forever. For it to happen in Canada tops it all off.”

The Canadian champs finished third in the free skate porting of the competition on Friday after finishing in second place in the short program and accumulated a combined score of 204.56.

Not far behind in fourth place with 199.50 points stood the team of Kirsten Moore-Towers (St. Catharines) and Dylan Moscovitch (Toronto, ON) . Two top-five finishes, guaranteeing three spots in the pairs event for Canada at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

The bronze medal also marks Canada’s first podium finish at Worlds since 2008, when the team of Jessica Dube (Varennes, QC) and Bryce Davidson (Huntsville, ON) finished third.

Canadian Olympic Team Mark

By cdnolympicteam

Olympic Club

Upcoming GamesSee All

Rio 2016

Rio 2016

History will be made in 2016 when Rio de Janeiro, Brazil hosts the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, marking the first time that a South American country will welcome the world to an Olympic Games. It is also just the third time that the Games will be held in the southern hemisphere, following Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.

Top Team Canada Fans

Al Redpath

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 74448 points
  • Earned this week: 5830 points

Kerri McGregor

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 57566 points
  • Earned this week: 3630 points

Ivy Tennis

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 46965 points
  • Earned this week: 2590 points

Clay Naslund

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 36211 points
  • Earned this week: 2045 points

Adam Kohn

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 35417 points
  • Earned this week: 2495 points

Michelle Chow

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 26332 points
  • Earned this week: 1174 points

Benn Wood

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 24760 points

Ian Duff

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 18725 points
  • Earned this week: 625 points

Website by zync.ca | Programmed by Trew Knowledge | Powered by WordPress.com VIP

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,282 other followers