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How many medals did Canada win in the 2010 Olympics?

How many medals did Canada win in the 2010 Olympics?

14 gold medals
Canada’s 14 gold medals were the most ever won by one country at a Winter Games while the 26 total medals was a Canadian high. Already the only athlete to ever win multiple medals at both the Summer and Winter Games, Clara Hughes was given the honour of carrying the Canadian flag into the Opening Ceremony.

What medals did Canada win 2010?


Medal Name Event
Gold Jon Montgomery Men’s
Gold Scott Moir Tessa Virtue Ice dancing
Gold Ashleigh McIvor Women’s ski cross
Gold Kaillie Humphries Heather Moyse Two-woman

How many Olympics does Canada have?

three times
Canada has hosted the Olympic games three times: the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, and the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Who won the most medals in 2010 Olympics?

2010 Winter Olympics medal table

2010 Winter Olympics medals
Most total medals United States (37)
Most gold medals Canada (14)
Most silver medals United States (15)
Most bronze medals United States (13)

Who won 2010 Olympics?

Canada defeated the United States 3–2 in the gold medal game, with Sidney Crosby scoring “The Golden Goal” in overtime. It was Canada’s 14th gold medal of the Games, setting a new record for the most gold medals at a single Olympic Winter Games.

Why did Canada boycott the 1980 Olympics?

On 26 January 1980, Canadian Prime Minister Joe Clark announced that Canada, like the US, would boycott the Olympic Games if Soviet forces did not leave Afghanistan by 20 February 1980. It noted that the government and the National Olympic Committee of France had already stated a willingness to participate.

What are 2010 Olympic coins worth?

Vancouver Olympic Coins and Merchandise, 2010 Games

Description Mintage Price
2010 $5 Olympic Hockey Gold-Plated Silver Maple Leaf 10,000 69.95
2007 $25 Silver Hologram Curling Coin [624367] 45,000 71.95
2007 $25 Silver Hologram Ice Hockey Coin [624327] 45,000 71.95
2007 $25 Silver Hologram Athlete’s Pride Coin [624347] 45,000 71.95

Who won the 2010 Commonwealth Games?

Delhi won the right to host the 2010 Games by defeating the Canadian city of Hamilton by 46 votes to 22 at the CGF General Assembly held in Montego Bay in November 2003.

Was there an Olympics in 2010?

The 2010 Winter Olympics were the third Olympics hosted by Canada and the first by the province of British Columbia. Metro Vancouver is the largest metropolitan area to host the Winter Olympics, although Calgary is the largest city to host the Winter Olympics. They will both be surpassed by Beijing in 2022.

Where did Canada play in the 2010 Winter Olympics?

The men’s and women’s national teams both qualified for the 2010 Winter Olympics. With Vancouver being home to the Canucks, the 2010 Winter Olympics were the first to take place in an NHL market since the league started allowing its players to compete in the games in 1998 in Nagano, Japan .

How many medals did Canada win at the Olympics?

While the team has collected 13 gold, seven silver and five bronze medals (with another gold or silver Sunday afternoon), many other team highs were recorded. Canada collected an all-time high of 71 top-8 results (including medal results), including 23 fourth- and fifth-place finishes. Both figures lead all nations at the 2010 Games.

Who was on the Canadian ski cross team in 2010?

Alexandre Bilodeau displays the gold medal he won in the moguls competition. The full 18 athlete freestyle skiing team was announced on 24 January 2010. Dave Duncan was originally named to the men’s ski cross team, but he broke his collarbone during a training run at the Olympics and was unable to compete.

What are the Canadian Olympic records for biathlon?

They include: • Jean Philippe Le Guellec (biathlon) set three individual records for a Canadian man: 6th in sprint, 11th in pursuit, 13th in individual. He became the first Canadian to compete in the mass start elite event and helped the relay team finish a best-ever (10th)