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How Canada fared at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, Sunday

How Canada fared at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, Sunday

Canadian women swimmers and divers won their first medals for the country at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.

It was another busy day for Team Canada, with athletes participating in a variety of events.

Here are some results from the second full day of the competition:

It was a successful day in the pool for Team Canada.

The women's 4x100m freestyle made its way to the podium, finishing second behind Australia in a time of three minutes and 32.78 seconds and securing Canada's first medal at the Games.

Kayla Sanchez of Toronto, Margaret McNeil of London, Ont., and Rebecca Smith of Red Deer, Alta., all swam strong legs to close the race to Penny Oleksiak of Toronto and take silver ahead of United States, who Took bronze.

Divers Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini-Bully added a second silver to Canada's medal tally on the second day.

Laval, Abel from Q, and Citrini-Beaulieu from Saint-Constant, Q, finished with a total of 300.78 from a slow start on their first two dives.

It was Abel's second Olympic medal. She won a bronze medal in the same event at the 2012 London Games with Emily Heymans.

Citrini-Beaulieu is making her Olympic debut.

In Boxing, Canada's Mandy Bujold defeated Nina Radovanovic of Serbia in the first round of the women's flyweight boxing event.

Rovers Jessica Sevic of Strathmore, Alta., and Gabrielle Smith of Toronto will be up for a medal after finishing second in the women's double sculls semifinals.

The pair comfortably overtook the United States and France with a time of 7 minutes and 9.44 seconds, but behind the Netherlands.

In the four repechage events, both the men's and women's teams finished fourth, failing to qualify for Final A.

Skateboarders Matt Berger and Mickey Papa were representing Canada in the sport's Olympic debut.

But there was nothing to rejoice, as neither of them made it to the finals.

Vancouver's Papa finished 10th and his teammate Berger of Kamloops, B.C. Came in 20th place.

Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassim was to face two-time defending Olympic champion Andy Murray in the first round of the men's singles event, but the Briton withdrew shortly before the match.

Instead, Auger-Aliassim lost 6–4, 7–6 against 39th-ranked Max Purcell.

In the women's featherweight event (49–57 kg), Skylar Park defeated Australia's Stacy Hammer before losing to Chinese Taipei's Lo Chia-Ling in the quarterfinals.

Canada's softball team defeated Australia on Saturday to lose 1-0 to hosts Japan.

Canada entered the round-robin competition with a 2-2 record in their last match against Italy on Monday.

Canadian shooter Linda Keizko failed to reach the final of the 10m air pistol event at the Asaka Shooting Range.

She finished 47th with 558 points.

In the men's doubles competition, Jason Ho-shu and Nile Yakura lost 2–0 against their South Korean opponents.

In women's singles, Michelle Lee defeated Nicte Alejandra Sotomayor of Guatemala.

And in the mixed doubles pairing of Josephine Wu and Joshua Hurlbert-Yu lost to Great Britain.

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