Beijing 2022: Team Canada at the end of Day 6
BEIJING (February 10, 2022) – Day 6 at the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games has come to a close. Here is what you need to know.
MEDAL COUNT AFTER DAY 6:
DAY 6 RESULTS AND DAY 7 SCHEDULE:
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TEAM CANADA INSIGHTS:
- Canada has won four medals (2 silver, 2 bronze) on Day 6 at Beijing 2022. Matches Turin 2006 (2 silver, 2 bronze) for the most number of medals won on a Day 6.
- Jack Crawford won Canada’s first-ever Olympic medal in the men’s alpine combined event. Alpine combined (one downhill run + one slalom run) replaced the combined (one downhill run + two slalom runs) starting at Vancouver 2010.
- Marion Thénault, Miha Fontaine and Lewis Irving won bronze in the Olympic debut of the mixed team aerials event.
- It is Canada’s first Olympic aerials medal since Veronica Brenner and Deidra Dionne won silver and bronze, respectively, in the women’s event at Salt Lake City 2002.
- Eliot Grondin won Canada’s second-ever Olympic medal in men’s snowboard cross. The other was also a silver won by Mike Robertson at Vancouver 2010.
- Brooke D’Hondt (16), Team Canada’s youngest athlete at Beijing 2022, made her Olympic debut on Day 5 and placed 10th in women’s snowboard halfpipe.
- Isabelle Weidemann won her second medal at Beijing 2022 – it is Canada’s first medal in the women’s 5000m long track speed skating event since Vancouver 2010.
- She is only the third Canadian ever to win a medal in the women’s 5000m event (Clara Hughes, Cindy Klassen).
Currently none of the 495 members of the Team Canada delegation in Beijing are in COVID-19 isolation.
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