(February 27, 2019 – Red Deer, AB) Wednesday was an incredible day for Team Alberta at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, AB with Alberta athletes earning a total of 17 medals – five gold, six silver, and five bronze medals.

The judokas continued on their roll adding five medals for Team Alberta at Westerner Park, while Badminton captured five medals on the court of the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre. Figure skaters earned three medals, while the Alpine Skiing events grabbed three medals at Nakiska Ski Resort.

Alberta now sits in third place of the medal standings with 81 medals (28-31-22). With three days of competition left, the number of medals equals the medal haul set by Alberta at the 1995 Canada Winter Games that took place in Grande Prairie, AB.

The record of medals earned for Alberta at Canada Winter Games is 91 medals (28-36-27), established at the 2003 Canada Winter Games in Bathurst-Campbelton, New Brunswick.

The highest number of gold medals earned by Alberta at Canada Winter Games goes back to 1995 in Grande Prairie, AB when Alberta had won 30 gold medals.

Medals – February 27, 2019

  • Gold, Alpine Skiing – Slalom Women Para – Hanna Chilson
  • Gold, Alpine Skiing – Slalom Men Para – Ethan Gillese
  • Gold, Badminton – Doubles Men – Bauer/Lee
  • Gold, Badminton – Doubles Mix – O’Donoghue/Bauer
  • Gold, Judo – 57kg Female – Kiera Westlake
  • Gold, Figure Skating – Singles Pre-Novice – Michelle Deng
  • Silver, Alpine Skiing – Slalom Women – Cydnie Timmermann
  • Silver, Alpine Skiing – Slalom Men – Ryley Fergusson
  • Silver, Badminton – Doubles Mix – Wang/Wadia
  • Silver, Badminton – Singles Men – Kevin Lee
  • Silver, Figure Skating – Dance Pre-Novice Mix – Pelé/Portz
  • Silver, Judo – 73kg Men – Nicholas Gagnon
  • Bronze, Figure Skating – Dance Pre Novice Mix – Martel/Chant
  • Bronze, Badminton – Singles Men – Imran Wadia
  • Bronze, Judo – 63kg Female – Teyana Roberts
  • Bronze, Judo – 81kg Men – Taylor Althouse
  • Bronze, Judo – +81kg Men – Sasha Tanasiuk

In other sports, Squash ended the preliminarily round with a 4-1 record. They will play in the crossover round tomorrow morning, with the hopes of advancing to the next round.

The men and women’s curling teams from Alberta are both sitting at 6-1 with three matches to go against Saskatchewan, Ontario and British Columbia in the preliminary round. The team played against New Brunswick with the men winning their match and the women dropping their first game of the tournament. In the evening draw, both teams won their matchups against Nova Scotia.

Snowboarding resumes tomorrow with the presentation of the slopestyle event at Canyon Ski Resort.

The women’s hockey team practiced today in preparation of their quarterfinals against Manitoba tomorrow evening at 4 pm at the Downtown arena. The winner of that match will advance to the semifinals. The women’s hockey match between Alberta and Manitoba will be featured on TSN3, showcased at 9 pm Eastern/7pm Mountain.