Remembering Vancouver 2010, Canada’s best Winter Games

Five years ago, Canada played host to the world and did not disappoint.

In addition to the Vancouver 2010 Games themselves being a huge success, Team Canada’s athletes also set several new records.

Canada won gold from 14 events in Vancouver, which now stands as the most won by a country at a Olympic Winter Games. It was the first time since Oslo 1952 that the host nation won the most gold medals. Vancouver is also Canada’s most successful Winter Games ever for total medals – 26 (14 gold, 7 silver, 5 bronze).

Here are the athletes that helped Team Canada to its most successful Games ever:

Alex Bilodeau – Moguls gold

Maëlle Ricker – Snowboard cross gold

Christine Nesbitt – Long track 1,000m gold

Jon Montgomery – Skeleton gold

Scott Moir & Tessa Virtue – Ice dancing gold

Ashleigh McIvor – Ski cross gold

Kaillie Humphries & Heather Moyse – Two-woman bobsleigh gold

Meghan Agosta, Gillian Apps, Tessa Bonhomme, Jennifer Botterill, Jayna Hefford, Haley Irwin, Rebecca Johnston, Becky Kellar, Gina Kingsbury, Charline Labonté, Carla MacLeod, Meaghan Mikkelson, Caroline Ouellette, Cherie Piper, Marie-Philip Poulin, Colleen Sostorics, Kim St-Pierre, Shannon Szabados, Sarah Vaillancourt, Catherine Ward, Hayley Wickenheiser – Women’s hockey gold

Charles Hamelin – Short track 500m gold

Guillaume Bastille, Charles Hamelin, François Hamelin, Olivier Jean, François-Louis Tremblay – Short track 5,000m relay gold

Mathieu Giroux, Lucas Makowsky, Denny Morrison – Long track team pursuit gold

Jasey-Jay Anderson – Snowboarding parallel giant slalom gold

Adam Enright, Ben Hebert, Marc Kennedy, Kevin Martin, John Morris – Men’s curling gold

Patrice Bergeron, Dan Boyle, Martin Brodeur, Sidney Crosby, Drew Doughty, Marc-André Fleury, Ryan Getzlaf, Dany Heatley, Jarome Iginla, Duncan Keith, Roberto Luongo, Patrick Marleau, Brendan Morrow, Rick Nash, Scott Niedermayer, Corey Perry, Chris Pronger, Mike Richards, Brent Seabrook, Eric Staal, Joe Thornton, Jonathan Toews, Shea Weber – Men’s hockey gold

Jennifer Heil – Moguls silver

Mike Robertson – Snowboard cross silver

Marianne St-Gelais – Short track 500m silver

Kristina Groves – Long track 1,500m silver & 3,000m bronze

Jessica Gregg, Kalyna Roberge, Marianne St-Gelais, Tania Vicent – Short track 3,000m relay

Shelley-Ann Brown & Helen Upperton – Two-woman bobsleigh silver

Cori Bartel, Cheryl Bernard, Carolyn Darbyshire, Kristie Moore, Susan O’Connor – Women’s curling silver

Clara Hughes – Long track 5,000m bronze

Joannie Rochette – Ladies’ figure skating bronze

François-Louis Tremblay – Short track 500m bronze

David Bissett, Lascelles Brown, Chris Le Bihan, Lyndon Rush – Four-man bobsleigh bronze

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