FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TORONTO (February 22, 2022) – Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) would like to congratulate Team Canada on its success at the Beijing 2022 Olympic Games. The Canadian Team delivered powerful performances, bringing home 26 medals – 4 Gold, 8 Silver, 14 Bronze. Team Canada finished fourth in the Total Medal Count at the Games (behind Norway, ROC and Germany).
Ontario athletes are bringing home 8 medals – 2 Gold, 2 Silver, 4 Bronze. Ontario athletes won 31% of Team Canada’s medals.
Team Canada Women’s Hockey (12 Ontario / 10 CSIO Affiliated Athletes) won Gold – their sport’s remarkable seventh consecutive Olympic Winter Games medal – previously Women’s Hockey brought home 4 Gold medals (2002, 2006, 2010, 2014) and 2 Silver medals (1998, 2018).
Snow or ice – Team Canada and Ontario athletes showed their talent and grit in Beijing, making our nation proud. From flying and flipping through the air to racing down the mountain, and from sliding down the ice chute to gliding around the rink, the awe-inspiring performances by our athletes were captivating to watch.
“On behalf of CSIO, I would like to extend our congratulations to Team Canada and all the athletes, coaches, and support staff, on a wonderful Beijing 2022 Olympic Games. We are extremely proud of our Ontario and CSIO affiliated athletes – their adaptability, resilience, and perseverance throughout their journey to and at the Games. We are excited to now turn our attention to cheering on our Team Canada Paralympians when the Beijing Paralympic Games begin next week!”
CEO, Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
BY THE NUMBERS
215 Team Canada Athletes –> 26 medals
60 Ontario Athletes –> 8 medals
30 CSIO Affiliated Athletes –> 3 medals
12 OHPSI Athletes –> 2 medals
About Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is a non-profit organization committed to the pursuit of excellence by providing best-in-class programs, services, and leadership to high performance athletes, coaches, and National and Provincial Sport Organizations to enhance their ability to achieve international podium performances. Our team of expert staff deliver sport science, sport medicine, life services, and coaching and technical leadership support to help Canada win medals and strengthen the sport system in Ontario and Canada. CSIO is part of the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network, working in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee, Own the Podium, and the Coaching Association of Canada. CSIO is further supported by funding partners such as the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries and Sport Canada. www.csiontario.ca
Photo: Mark Blinch/COC