At age 20, Aaron Brown made his Olympic Games debut in London and competed in the 200m event.
Damian Warner won bronze at Rio 2016 for Canada’s first Olympic medal in the decathlon since Dave Steen’s bronze at Seoul 1988.
Brianne Theisen-Eaton made her Olympic Games debut in 2012 and competed in the heptathlon event, finishing in 11th place.
Heather Steacy made her Olympic Games debut in 2012 and finished 34th in the women’s hammer throw event.
Nicole Sifuentes made her Olympic Games debut in London 2012 and competed in the 1500m event finishing in 19th place.
Mike Mason has been one of Canada’s top high jumpers since he won gold at the 2004 IAAF World Junior Championships.
Nikkita Holder made her Olympic Games debut in 2012 and competed in the 100m hurdles event, finishing in 16th place.
Liz Gleadle surprised many in her Olympic debut at London 2012 when she became the first Canadian woman to qualify for an Olympic javelin final since 1968.
Phylicia George became a dual season Olympian at PyeongChang 2018, making her Olympic debut as a bobsledder after competing in track and field at London 2012 and Rio 2016. In South Korea, she and pilot Kaillie Humphries captured bronze for George’s first Olympic medal.
Crystal Emmanuel competed in her first Olympic Games in London and finished 21st in the 200m sprint.
Derek Drouin won bronze in the high jump event at the London 2012 Games after clearing the 2.29m mark to finish in a three-way tie for third. Competing in his first Olympic Games, the native of Corunna, Ontario captured Canada’s first high jumping medal since Greg Joy won silver at the 1976 Games in Montreal.
Melissa Bishop made her Olympic Games debut in 2012 and competed in the 800m finishing in the top-30.
Mohammed Ahmed raced in the 10,000m competition in his first appearance at an Olympic Games and finished in 18th place in London.
Marie-Eve Beauchmin-Nadeau made her Olympic Games debut in 2012 and competed in the 69kg Weightlifting division.
Josh Binstock teamed up with partner Martin Reader in his first appearance at an Olympic Games in the sport of Beach Volleyball. The duo finished in 17th place overall in London.
Equestrian Tiffany Foster made her Olympic Games debut in 2012 in the jumping event, but was disqualified after it was discovered that her horse Victor had hypersensitivity in her left front leg deeming it unfit for competition.
Yann Candele’s talent became apparent early on when, as a junior rider, he competed twice at the European Junior Championships….
As a four-time Pan American Games medallist, Jessica Phoenix has quickly risen up the ranks to become one of Canada’s most respected and well-known eventing athletes.
In his Olympic debut, Conlin McCabe was a member of the men’s eight crew that rowed to a silver medal at the London 2012 Games.
After being an alternate to the gold medal winning men’s eight crew for Beijing 2008, Rob Gibson put the Olympic experience into practice and captured silver with the heavyweight group at London 2012.