Saturday, August 16, 2008

Canada gets Gold, Silver, Bronze

BEIJING -- A week of frustration for Canada ended in a medal-laden hour at the XXIX Olympics on Saturday as two female wrestlers and a pair of rowers won gold, silver and bronze.

No more looking up to Togo, Tajikistan, or even Denmark and Poland: Canada climbed the medal standings into 24th place after seven days of personal bests and even Olympic records, but no medals.

Read the rest of the story by Randy Newell at the Beijing Games for Canwest News Services here.

Olympic Games support in Hong Kong
Photo by Sue Frause