Canoe-Kayak adds two medals; Swimming earns eight medals; team sports continue to excel

Alberta added a gold medal and a bronze medal in Canoe-Kayak, as well as eight medals in swimming on the eighth day of competition at the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg, MB.

The swimming action continued at the Pan Am Pool, and Alberta had a great night with a total medal tally of eight – two gold, five silver, and one bronze medal.

In team sports, women’s volleyball remains undefeated after three matches, while the men’s lost a tightly contested match against Ontario. Softball split a double header in today’s action to bring their record to 3-1 after two days of competition. Soccer secured a spot in the quarter-final with a 1-0 win against Prince Edward Island.

Alberta’s medal tally is now at 48 (10-20-18) sitting in fourth place in the standings. Ontario remains on top of the standings with 122 medals. Quebec (82) had a strong day to take the second place, surpassing British Columbia (77) in the standings.