Canadian Olympics Results on Day 6 in London
For the second straight day there was silver on the water for Team Canada at the London Olympics.
The women's eights rowing team finished second to the USA to boost Canada's medal count to 7, which places us 7th in the overall medal count.
Here is how the rest of the Canadian team fared on Day 6 in London:
Women's lightweight double sculls: Lindsay Jennerich and Patricia Obee, both Victoria, were fourth in their semifinal in seven minutes 14.83 seconds, and will race in the B-final.
Women's eights (with coxswain): (Ashley Brzozowicz,
London, Ont.; Krista Guloien, Port Moody, B.C.; Janine Hanson,
Winnipeg; Darcy Marquardt, Richmond, B.C.; Natalie Mastracci,
Thorold, Ont.; Andreanne Morin, Quebec City; Lesley Thompson-Willie,
London, Ont.; Rachelle Viinberg, Regina; Lauren Wilkinson, North
Vancouver, B.C.) won the silver medal (6:12.06).
Men's double sculls: Michael Braithwaite, Duncan, B.C., and Kevin Kowalyk, Winnipeg, placed sixth in the B-final (6:32.61).
Men's fours: Canada (William Dean, Kelowna, B.C.; Anthony Jacob, Victoria; Derek O'Farrell, Montreal; Michael Wilkinson, North Vancouver, B.C.) placed fifth in their semifinal (6:08.90) and are relegated to the B-final.
Women's doubles: Alexandra Bruce and Michele Li, both Toronto, lost their semifinal match to Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa of Japan, 2-1 (21-12, 19-21, 21-13), and will play the Russian team for the bronze medal.
Women: Annie Martin, Lachine, Que., and Marie-Andree Lessard, Lasalle, Que. (0-3 in round-robin), were eliminated after losing 2-1
to Marta Menegatti and Greta Cicolari of Italy.
Women's all-around final: Dominique Pegg of Sarnia, Ont., placed 17th overall with a score of 55.565 points.
Women's under-78 kilogram class: Amy Cotton, Montreal, lost in the elimination round to Audrey Tcheumeo, France, by Yuko, De-ashi-barai.
49er: Gordon Cook, Toronto, and Hunter Lowden, West Vancouver, B.C., are in 15th place after eight races with 74 points.
470: Luke Ramsay and Mike Leigh, both Vancouver, are 25th overall with 46 points.
Finn: Following the eighth race, Greg Douglas of Toronto stands 15th overall (105).
Keelboat/Star: Richard Clarke, Salt Spring Island, B.C., and Tyler Bjorn, Beaconsfield, Que., are ranked 13th (75 points).
Men's RS-X (windsurfing): Zachary Plavsic, Vancouver, is eighth overall through six races (40).
Women's RS-X (windsurfing): After six events, Nikola Girke of West Vancouver, B.C., is ninth (40).
Women's 200 backstroke: Sinead Russell, Burlington, Ont., was seventh in qualifying (2:09.04), and earned a berth in Friday's final with the eighth-best time in the semifinals (2:08.76); Hilary Caldwell, White Rock, B.C., did not advance beyond qualifying (2:10.75).
Women's 200 breaststroke: Martha McCabe, Toronto, placed fifth in the final (23.16), 2.24 seconds out of the bronze medal.
Women's 800 freestyle: Alexa Komarnycky, Victoria, placed 11th
overall in qualifying (8:28.11); Savanah King, Toronto, was 15th
(8:29.71); neither qualified for the final.
Men's 50 freestyle: Brent Hayden of Mission, B.C., was 13th overall in qualifying (22.15), but did not advance beyond the semifinals where he tied for 14th (22.12).
Men's 100 butterfly: Joe Bartoch, London, Ont,. was 20th overall in qualifying (53.09), did not advance.