Press Release

Team Canada Shines at 2022 Commonwealth Games

For Immediate Release:

TORONTO (August 10, 2022) – Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) would like to congratulate Team Canada on its success at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, held in Birmingham, England. The Canadian Team delivered inspiring and captivating performances, bringing home 92 medals – 26 Gold, 32 Silver, 34 Bronze. Team Canada finished 3rd in the Total Medal Count at the Games. Ontario athletes are bringing home 38 medals – 10 Gold, 12 Silver, 16 Bronze. Ontario athletes won an outstanding 42% of Team Canada’s medals at the Games. CSIO affiliated athletes were also key contributors to Team Canada’s success at the Games, winning 32 medals – 10 Gold, 12 Silver, 10 Bronze.  CSIO Affiliated Athlete Highlights:

  • Swimming Canada’s High Performance Centre Ontario athletes won a combined 16 medals at the Games
  • Track Cyclist Kelsey Mitchell won 4 medals at the Games, including Silver in the Women’s Team Sprint with fellow CSIO affiliated athletes Lauriane Genest and Sarah Orban
  • Team Canada was a powerhouse in the debut of Wheelchair Basketball on the Commonwealth programme (3×3 format) with the Women’s Team capturing Gold and the Men’s Team taking the Silver in their respective tournaments
  • Sarah Mitton continued a phenomenal season with Gold in Women’s Shot Put
  • Defending champions, Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes captured Gold in Women’s Beach Volleyball

 QUOTE Congratulations to Team Canada on a very successful Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. The Commonwealth Games are a celebration of the global community of the Commonwealth and aim to showcase and inspire human potential. Team Canada did a wonderful job representing these values and our nation with pride. To all of the Ontario and CSIO affiliated athletes, coaches, and support staff, we are extremely proud of you and all that they have accomplished throughout your journey and at the Games.” Debbie LowCEO, Canadian Sport Institute Ontario  BY THE NUMBERS 267 Team Canada Athletes -> 92 medals84 Ontario Athletes -> 38 medals69 CSIO Affiliated Athletes -> 32 medals30 OHPSI Athletes ->  12 medals  A Complete List of Ontario Medallists & CSIO Affiliated Medallists from the 2022 Commonwealth Games Enclosed.   About Canadian Sport Institute OntarioCanadian 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 Tourism, Culture, and Sport and Sport Canada. www.csiontario.ca -30- Media Contact:Laura Albright, Senior Advisor, Communications & MarketingCanadian Sport Institute OntarioTel: 647.395.7536Email: [email protected] www.csiontario.ca Photo courtesy of Dan Galbraith / Commonwealth Sport Canada.