Ottawa Beams with Pride for Canada Games 2017

The Canada Games, held in Manitoba from July 28th to August 13th, just wrapped up, leaving sports enthusiasts satisfied with exceptional sport showmanship and talent country-wide!The Province of Ontario is beaming this week, bringing home 87 gold medals, 65 Silver, and 60 Bronze, for a grand total of 212 placings. Here in Ottawa, we couldn’t be more excited to congratulate our local athletes as well.

Here are the medals won by our local Ottawa athletes:

Gold Medal

  • August Sibthorpe – Canoe/Kayak
  • Rowan Hardy-Kavanagh- Canoe-Kayak
  • Lexy Vincent- Canoe-Kayak
  • Genevieve L’Abbe- Canoe-Kayak
  • Henry McKay – Diving
  • Malik Bhatnagar – Tennis
  • Hunter Amesbury- Rowing
  • Monti Mohsen- Soccer
  • Haider Kadhom- Soccer
  • Tony Mikhael- Soccer
  • Ricky Comba- Soccer
  • Ethan Kalef- Volleyball
  • Max St-Denis- Volleyball
  • Alex St-Denis- Volleyball

Silver Medal

  • Shyvonne Roxborough – Athletics
  • August Sibthorpe – Canoe/Kayak
  • Lexy Vincent- Canoe-Kayak
  • Genevieve L’Abbe- Canoe-Kayak
  • Katherine Maine – Cycling
  • Aaron Wong-Sing- Sailing
  • Julia Chadwick- Basketball
  • Taylor Featherstone- Basketball
  • Ariel Young- Soccer
  • Kayza Massey- Soccer
  • Emily Amano- Soccer
  • Olivia Cooke- Soccer
  • Mollie Eriksson

Bronze Medal

  • Laura Amoi – Athletics
  • Rowan Hardy-Kavanagh – Canoe/Kayak
  • Lindsay Irwin- Canoe/Kayak
  • Philipe Turcano- Canoe/Kayak
  • Isaac Finfelstein- Canoe/Kayak
  • Joe Spratt- Canoe/Kayak
  • Katherine Maine – Cycling
  • Gaël Shindano – Swimming
  • David Quirie – Swimming
  • Regan Rathwell – Swimming
  • Mary-Jo Weiss- Rowing

Each of our local athletes, with a medal place or not, should be incredibly proud of their performance at the Canada Games. We would also like to note the challenging work of all the coaches, volunteers and parents, who have shown wonderful skill, support and guidance to the athletes as well.

To compete in the Canada Games takes hours of training, dedication, many sacrifices and above all, a love for sport. The Ottawa Sport Council wants to congratulate every athlete who completed in the Games and wish you all continued success in your athletic future.