Primarily based on world rankings, it is going to be robust for Canada to make the rostrum on Day 5 of the Beijing Olympics.
Nonetheless, some athletes have a shot at shocking.
Day 5 additionally marks the beginning of two of the larger occasions for Canadian Olympic watchers: males’s curling and males’s hockey.
Listed here are 5 Canadian athletes to control:
It is #Olympic season and this yr we’re cheering for #HCalum Ali Nullmeyer, who’s at her first Olympics, representing @TeamCanada in Alpine Snowboarding! You possibly can watch her within the Slalom that airs at 9 pm subsequent Tuesday. #Beijing2022 #StrongerTogether pic.twitter.com/agITtLQ6b9
— Havergal School (@HavergalCollege) February 4, 2022
Girls’s slalom, alpine snowboarding, Run 1 at 9:15 p.m. ET (Tuesday), Run 2 at 12:45 a.m.
The 23-year-old Toronto skier had fifth- and sixth-place finishes earlier this season at World Cup slalom occasions. A fellow Toronto skier, Jack Crawford, is coming off fourth- and sixth-place showings within the males’s downhill and Tremendous G, respectively. Not unhealthy for a metropolis nowhere close to huge mountains.
Males’s huge air ultimate, freestyle snowboarding, 10 p.m. ET (Tuesday)
McEachran completed eleventh in qualifying to seize one in every of 12 berths within the ultimate. The native of Oakville, Ont., was fifth on this occasion final yr on the world championships.
— Large White Ski Resort (@BigWhite) February 5, 2022
Girls’s snowboard cross, 1:30-3 a.m. ET
The native of Large White, B.C., is ranked eighth on this planet this season. Critchlow completed ninth in her Olympic debut 4 years in the past in Pyeongchang.
Males’s short-track speedskating, 1,500 metres, quarterfinals at 6 a.m. ET, semifinals at 7:29 a.m. ET, ultimate at 8:20 a.m. ET
The Montrealer fell within the quarterfinals of the 1,000 metres, a significant disappointment for the world’s top-ranked skater in that occasion this season. He will get an opportunity at redemption right here.
It is getting shut now! Our first sport is Wednesday morning vs. Denmark . We’re prepared, are you? Our full schedule is under. All instances are NL time (half hour earlier in Labrador)#TeamCanada #BEIJING2022 pic.twitter.com/euzRFTAShI
— Crew Gushue (@TeamGushue) February 8, 2022
Males’s curling, vs. Denmark, 7:05 a.m. ET
That is the tourney opener for the veteran Newfoundland and Labrador skip who gained Olympic gold in 2006. Canada’s worldwide curling standing has taken successful lately – it is as much as Crew Gushue to assist flip it round.