Canada Summer Games

Team Alberta wins the Centennial Cup at the Canada Games

Team Alberta was thrilled to receive the Centennial Cup for the 2022 Canada Summer Games. This Cup is presented to the province showing the greatest improvement in the final standings in comparison to the previous Canada Games (summer to summer and winter to winter). Alberta also won this award at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer; AB. Team Alberta continued their incredible pursuits and accomplishments in Niagara.

“It’s truly thrilling for team Alberta to win the Centennial Cup.” said Cam Berwald, Team Alberta’s Chef de Mission. “Our athletes, our coaches, our managers and our support staff have worked tremendously hard for the past few years getting ready for this huge momentous experience here in the Niagara region. All of their hard work and dedication paid off and now we get to celebrate our improvement from our last Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg..”

Team Alberta finished fourth overall with a total of 111 medals: 35 Gold, 33 Silver and 43 Bronze. Leading the team to this impressive finish was Swimming who collected 42 medals and Athletics who won a total of 33 medals.

Congratulations to all of the athletes, coaches and managers that represented Team Alberta in Niagara

2022 Canada Summer Games Results

Check out the Team Alberta Results page for all of the daily summery of Team Alberta Athletes accomplishments at the games 

Team Alberta Daily Highlights

Week One Week Two
Day 2 - August 7,2022 Day 11 - August 16, 2022
Day 3 - August 8, 2022 Day 12 - August 17, 2022
Day 4 - August 9, 2022 Day 13 - August 18, 2022
Day 5 August 10, 2022 Day 14 - August 19, 2022
Day 6 - August 11, 2022 Day 15 - August 20, 2022
Day 7 - August 12, 2022 Day 16 - August 21, 2022
Day 8 - August 13, 2022  

Team Alberta Media Guide 

To see the 2022 Team Alberta Media Guide, please click here

2022 TEAM ALBERTA HOMETOWN LISTING 

To see the list of the Team Alberta athletes attending the 2022 Canada Summer Games, please click here

2022 Canada Summer Games Live Stream

Did you miss some of the action at the Canada Summer Games. You can go back and watch our Team Alberta athletes using the live link below.

niagara2022games.ca/watch.  Viewers can also see on-demand content including archived events, features, highlights, and a daily highlight show.

 

Pat Lechelt True Sport Award Presented in Niagara

The Canada Games presented for the very first time the Pat Lechelt True Sport Award. Pat Lechelt was part of Team Alberta’s mission staff for the f the Canada Games between 1989 and 2019 as Chef de Mission or Assistant Chef de Mission.

The True Sport Award is presented to an athlete who best demonstrates True Sport Principles of Go For It, Play Fair, Respect Others, Keep it Fun, Stay Healthy, Include Everyone and Give Back, during the course of the Canada Games.

Week Two athlete was Team Yukon volleyball player Arcel Siosan. He received the Pat Lechelt True Sport Award from Canada Games Council Chair Evan Johnston and Team Alberta Chef de Mission Cam Berwald. 

Contributions made on behalf of the Red Deer 2019 Canada Games Host Society were instrumental in bringing the award to fruition.

 

TEAM ALBERTA LOGO

Please find below links to the files and guidelines  for the new Team Alberta Logo. If you require a different format please contact Cam Berwald at cam.berwald@gov.ab.ca or Sheri Wilson at sheri.wilson@gov.ab.ca

Team Alberta Logo Guidelines

Team Alberta Horizontal Logos

Black – JPG 

Color – PNG                                                   

Color – EPS

Team Alberta Vertical Logos

Black – JPG

Color – PNG

Color – EPS

 

More information & Important Files:

 

 

2017 CANADA SUMMER GAMES TEAM ALBERTA RECAP

The 2017 Canada Summer Games were held in Winnipeg, Manitoba from July 28 – August 14, 2017 and marked the 50th anniversary of the Games.  The Host Society and Game’s partners provided a memorable multi-sport games experience for our young, next generation athletes.   Team Alberta competed against the best from across Canada in all 17 sports with 22 teams.  Team Alberta comprised of 438 athletes, coaches/managers and mission staff and represented 73 communities in the province.

Team Alberta finished fourth with 98 medals:  26 gold, 38 silver and 34 bronze.  In addition, Team Alberta placed fourth overall with flag points.  Flag points are awarded based on the performance and participation of all athletes in every sport. Team Alberta had a fourth place finish in both medals and flag points at the 2009 and 2013 Canada Summer Games.

Team Alberta Media Releases
Team Alberta Final Results
Canada Games Athlete Profiles

Developing Canada’s Premier Athletes:

The Canada Games have a played a prominent role in developing some of Canada’s premier athletes.  The Games have acted as a stepping stone for many celebrated athletes including:

  • Toller Cranston (1967),
  • Bob Gainey (1971),
  • Catriona LeMay Doan (1983 & 1987),
  • Bruny Surin (1985),
  • Annie Pelletier (1989),
  • Hayley Wickenheiser and Ryan Smyth (1991),
  • Steve Nash (1993),
  • Jennifer Heil (1999),
  • Erin McLeod (2001),
  • Chandra Crawford and Sydney Crosby (2003),
  • Steven Stamkos and Mark McMorris (2007),
  • Nathan Mackinnon and Jonathan Drouin (2011)

See all Team Alberta Canada Summer Games Alumni!

Canada Games competition was tough and it helped to prepare me for future international events

ERIC SEHN - DIVER - 2001 CANADA GAMES/2012 OLYMPICS

CONTACT INFORMATION

Cam Berwald
Team Alberta Chef de Mission
Suite 500
10055 106 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1G3
P: 780-422-7109
Email: cam.berwald@gov.ab.ca