Day 12: Olympics

Today Team Canada won the Silver medal in Women’s 3000m short track relay.. Yay! Canada’s team — Marianne St-Gelais, Valérie Maltais, Marie-Ève Drolet and Jessica Hewitt.

Canada wins Silver in Sochi!
Canada wins Silver in Sochi!

For the Canadians, the silver medal is notable for a big reason: Canada has now won a medal in every single Olympic short track speed skating relay since the sport’s introduction to the Olympics as a medal sport in 1992

The South Korean team (Gold), top left, the Canadian team (Silver), front left, and the Italian team (Bronze), top and bottom right, pose for photographers during the flower ceremony for the women's 3000m short track speedskating relay final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics.
The South Korean team (Gold), top left, the Canadian team (Silver), front left, and the Italian team (Bronze), top and bottom right, pose for photographers during the flower ceremony for the women’s 3000m short track speedskating relay final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Canada’s Mike Riddle has won a silver medal in men’s ski halfpipe at the Sochi Olympics. Ski halfpipe is making its Olympic debut in Sochi which makes this medal even more exciting! 🙂

Check out that air!!! :)
Check out that air!!! 🙂
Canada winning Silver! :)
Canada winning Silver! 🙂
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