Commonwealth games: final medal for Canada

Jeux du Commonwealth: une dernière médaille pour le Canada

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Bowing to the account of 87-47 face Australia in the final of the tournament of basketball, the canadian male has won an 82nd and last medal of the country at the Commonwealth Games, which concluded Sunday in Gold Coast, Australia.

Decorated bronze, Canadians have retained a low rate of baskets of 27 %, against 45 % for the local favorites. Munis Tutu has been the best canadian player, with a crop of 10 points and six rebounds.

The Quebec Mamadou Gueye has been milled, retrieving a ball under the baskets and earning him a mention assistance.

Chris Goulding (11 points), Nicholas Kay (10) and Nathan Sobey (10) has been dominant for the winners.

At the foot of the podium

In the women’s competition of rugby sevens, the canadians have not been able to pull of a medal, bending the spine to the account of 24-19 to England in the match for the bronze medal.

After a first half difficult, the canadians regrouped in the second part of the meeting, scoring 14 points, but failed to come back.

Montreal’s Bianca Farella was the author of an essay in this part. She has played five matches, scored 15 points and made 3 runs. The Gatineau Natasha Watcham-Roy was also part of the team during this event.

The canadians had also suffered a first setback in the semi-final against Australia at the account of 33-7, earlier in the day.

The representatives of the maple leaf have brought back to the country 15 gold medals, 40 silver and 27 bronze for a total of 82, the same total as during the last edition in Glasgow in 2014. Canada is ranked fourth for the distinctions golden and the third ranking in the rollup.

It is the wrestler Erica Wiebe, who received the honour of carrying the flag at the closing ceremony, the end of the day.

– With the collaboration of Sportcom

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