REGINA - More medals were captured by Team Sask during the 2022 Canada Summer Games.
Connor Dodds (20) from Regina raced in the single scull male, winning bronze. Dodds has been rowing for five years, he is a part of the Regina Rowing Club and the Brock University Rowing Club. He participated in the Western Canada Summer Games in 2019 for Team Sask.
Two medals were won in the 2.4m Para Mix Sailing event that took place at Niagara-on-the-Lake the past 5 days. The medal ceremony will take place today.
- Krystle Shewchuk (32) from Prince Albert won silver for Team Sask. Shewchuk has been sailing for 8 years and sails with the Saskatoon Sailing Club. She has previously participated in the Canada Summer Games in 2017 for sailing and the 2019 Canada Winter Games for Cross Country Sit Ski, where she won a bronze medal!
- Paige Butz (19) from Regina won bronze for Team Sask. Butz has been sailing for 7 years.
During game action on August 20th, towing and athletics wasted no time earning Team Sask’s first medals of the day.
Pepper Howe earned rowing’s first medal of the competition by placing third in the single skull female event. She followed up her bronze medal performance by placing second in the quadruple sculls alongside Lauren Matai, Megan Kish, and Shelby Lane. Athletics followed adding a gold and two silvers.
Jasmine Fehr and Jenna McFadyen finished first and second in the women’s 5000m and Bradyn Giraudier won his second silver of the Games, after placing second in the men’s 200m Special O. Teddy Hudye added to his medal count with a bronze in the men’s discuss para male event.
Additionally, Team Sask earned three more medals for the day: two medals in sailing finishing second and third in the 2.4 para mix event and a bronze for the men's softball team.
PREVIOUS DAY HIGHLIGHTS:
- ATHLETICS, PARA ATHLETICS, SPECIAL OLYMPICS: Jasmine Fehr earned a gold medal in the women’s 5000m, she was followed close behind be teammate Jenna McFadyen who raced to silver in the same event. Bradyn Giraudier earned his second medal of the Games, this time silver in the 200m Special O. Rounding out the medals for athletics was Teddy Hudye with his second of the Games. He placed third in the discus para to earn a bronze medal.
- BOX LACROSSE (M): Team Sask lost to Team NS 7-9 and will play for seventh in the final round August 21.
- CYCLING: Team Sask was on display at Brock University as the cyclists competed in the criterium on campus. Zoey Bourgeois was the top female finisher placing 17th. Her teammate Nata Kolesova placed 22nd. On the men’s side Fergus English placed eighth, followed by Luca Veeman nineth, Brayden Windor 18th, Carson Ritter 19th and Caleb Bender 40th.
- DIVING: Ali Cey finished 12th in the 1m springboard female and qualifies for the finals August 21. Jamie Spilchak also finishes 12th in 1m springboard male and qualifies for the finals August 21.
- GOLF: Ella Kozak finishes the tournament tied for fifth. She shot 77 in the final round and has a total score of 296. Hallie shot a 78 on the day and finishes 17th overall with a final score of 331. Darien Herlick and Hunter Kutcher finish the tournament tied for 14th. They both shot 81 on the final round and have a total score of 304. In the team mix, Team Sask placed sixth with a final score of 595.
- ROWING: Pepper Howe placed third in the single scull female to earn a bronze medal. She followed that up with a silver medal in the quadruple sculls female along with Lauren Matai, Megan Kish and Shelby Lane. Other top five finishes include a fourth in the lightweight double sculls female (Elsa Lissel-DeCorby and Lauren Matai) and fifth place for the eight with coxswain male (Connor Dodds, Callam Laycock, Grayson Laycock, Elijah Lopez, Johnny McLeod, Max Pally, Boedy Vanthuyne, Max Waslen and coxswain Lily Jedlic)
- SAILING, PARA SAILING: Team Sask earned two medals today on the water. Krystle Shewchuk earned a silver medal in the 2.4 para mix event and Paige Butz earned the bronze. The medal ceremony will take place tomorrow, August 21 at Niagara-on-the-Lake.
- SOCCER (F): Team Sask had a rest day and will play Team NL in the consolation final today, August 21 at 8:30am EST.
- SOFTBALL (M): Team Sask placed third overall and will go home with bronze.
- VOLLEYBALL: The women’s team played five close sets against Team AB. In the end Team AB won the match 3-1. Team Sask will play for bronze today, August 21 at 9am EST. The men defeated Team ON within three sets, 3-0 in the semifinals. They will play for gold today, August 21 at 1pm EST.