What Canada Did Friday at the Pan Am Games
TORONTO — What Canada Did on Friday at the Pan American Games (distances in metres unless specified):
Men’s 200 – Andre De Grasse, Markham, Ont., won the gold medal in a personal-best time of 19.88 seconds.
Men's 110 hurdles – Johnathan Cabral, Peribonka, Que., placed eighth in the final (14.07); Sekou Kaba, Ottawa, finished third in his qualifying heat (13.57), did not advance.
Men’s 1,500 – Nathan Brannen of Cambridge, Ont.,won the silver medal (3:41.66) and Charles Philibert-Thiboutot, Quebec City, was 0.13 seconds behind (3:41.79) to take the bronze medal.
Men's 4x400 relay – Canada (Philip Osei, Toronto; Nathan George, Coquitlam. B.C.; Brandon McBride, Windsor, Ont.; Daniel Harper, Brampton, Ont.) finished fourth in a semifnal heat with a season-best 3:05.40, but it was not enough to earn a berth in the final.
Men's triple jump – Tacuma Anderson-Richards, Toronto, finished 13th overall (15.89); Aaron Hernandez failed to register a mark.
Women’s 200 – Kimberly Hyacinthe, Terrebonne, Que., was sixth in the final (23.28).
Women’s 4x400 relay – Canada (Audrey Jean-Baptiste, Montreal; Taylor Sharpe, Pickering, Ont.; Sarah Wells, Toronto; Brianne Theisen-Eaton, Humboldt, Sask.; Sage Watson, Medicine Hat, Alta.) placed third in their semifinal (3:30.61) and will compete in Saturday's final.
Women’s discus throw – Alanna Kovacs, Barrie, Ont., placed 10th with a season-best mark of 49.08 metres; Marie-Josee Le Jour, Dorval, Que., finished 11th (44.67).
Men – Canada (4-0) defeated the U.S. 111-108 in overtime in the semifinal. The Canadians will play Brazil on Saturday for the gold medal.
Men’s Singles – Dan MacLelland, Kitchener, Ont. (224.9 average after 12 games), finished second in qualifying with a total of 2,699 pins. François Lavoie, Quebec City (224.5 after 12) finished third with 2,694. Both advanced to Saturday's final rounds.
Women’s Singles – Isabelle Rioux, Trois-Rivieres, Que. (202.0 average after 12 games), finished 10th in qualifying with a total of 2,424 pins. Robin Orlikowski, St. Catharines, Ont. (196.6 after 12) finished 14th with 2,359. Niether advanced to Saturday's final rounds.
Men’s Light Welterweight (64kg) – Arthur Biyarslanov, Toronto, defeated Yasnier Toledo, Cuba, 2-1 for the gold medal.
Women’s team Épée – Canada (Alexis Rudkovska, Toronto; Malinka Hoppe, Montreal; Leonora MacKinnon, Newbury, U.K.) woh the fifth-place match, 45-37 over the Dominican Republic.
Men’s team Épée – Canada (Hugues Boisvert-Simard, Quebec City; Maxime Brinck-Croteau, Markham, Ont.; Jean Lelion, Montreal) lost 45-37 in the quarter-final round to Cuba.
Women – Canada (4-2) defeated Chile 1-0 to win the bronze medal.
Women – Valerie Lochet, Toronto, scored four goals on six shots as Canada clinched seventh place with a 27-20 win over Chile.
Men’s 67kg – Leirick Chung, Richmond Hill, Ont., lost to Julian Pinzas, Argentina, 4-0 in the preliminary round and was eliminated.
Women’s 61kg – Kamille Desjardins, Buckingham, Que., lost to Karina Diaz, Dominican Rep., 3-1 in the preliminary round and was eliminated.
Women’s Singles – Anqi Luo, Mississauga, Ont., defeated Angie Umbacia, Colombia, 4-2 in the round of 16 and advanced to the quarter-finals. Mo Zhang, Chilliwack, B.C., defeated Melanie Diaz, Puerto Rico, 4-0 in the round of 16 and advanced to the quarter-finals.
The Canadian Press