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Ottawa at the 2022 Canada Summer Games

A giant team of 51 Ottawa athletes will be competing at the 2022 Canada Summer Games in Niagara Region from Aug. 6-21. Follow our coverage of their journeys here on our Ottawa at the Canada Summer Games central webpage.

Our Ottawa at the Canada Summer Games coverage is presented by City of Ottawa Sports Commissioner Mathieu Fleury, a huge supporter of our local sports community.

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Daily Coverage

The content from our newsletter is also posted on our website later each day:

Ottawa at the Canada Summer Games Day 7: Ottawa swimmer ties record for most medals won at the Canada Games
Ottawa at the Canada Summer Games Day 6: Dueling wrestlers bring home medals for Ottawa
Ottawa at the Canada Summer Games Day 5: Julie Brousseau takes home four medals while basketball, soccer advance to playoffs
Ottawa at the Canada Summer Games Day 4: Ottawa athletes strike gold in the pool and win big in basketball
Ottawa at the Canada Summer Games Day 3: Olivier Risk takes gold while soccer, lacrosse & tennis athletes earn wins
Ottawa at the Canada Summer Games Day 2: Let the Games begin!
Ottawa at the Canada Summer Games Day 1: Giant team of 51 local athletes head to Niagara 2022

Pre-Games Profiles

Read our Series of pre-Games stories on participating local athletes by clicking on the links below.

Team Ottawa: Local Canada Summer Games lineup features many past national champs

Ottawa is punching far above its weight with a giant team of 50 athletes ready to rock at the Aug. 6-21 Canada Summer Games in Niagara Region, and many of those competitors have already shown that they can win the top prize nationally as Team Ontario seeks to win its 12th CSG flag in a row. READ MORE…

Basketball: Provincial-champ Capital Courts players to chase national crown in Niagara

When Capital Courts Academy head coach Fabienne Blizzard first saw Achol Akot play basketball in elementary school at Dr. F.J. MacDonald, she immediately noticed her potential. “She surprised me with what she was able to see and do on the floor at that age,” Blizzard recalled. READ MORE…

Soccer: After earning Concacaf golden boot, Rosa Maalouf eyes Canada Games gold

At the CONCACAF U17 championship in April and May in the Dominican Republic, Rosa Maalouf scored 12 times in six games – the most of any player at the tournament and eight more goals than the next-closest Canadian. A gold at the Canada Games is her next target before this fall’s World Cup. READ MORE…

Diving: Audrée Howes overcomes vision & COVID hurdles to reach Canada Games

Audrée Howes is doing everything right. The 16-year-old is set to compete at the Canada Summer Games and is working towards a career goal of an NCAA diving scholarship. The only difference between Howes and other divers is that she can’t see the end of the diving tower. READ MORE…

Cycling: Xander Woodford loves the roots, rocks and ruckus of mountain bike cycling

The mountain bike Cross-Country Olympic (XCO) race is a one-hour, wild-ride adventure, opening with a mass start, taking riders over exposed roots and rocks, handling tricky corners, climbing steep hills, zooming down hills and bears. Bears? Yes, bears, Xander Woodford recounts. READ MORE…

Coaching: Legendary Leslie Estwick leads Team Ontario as athletics head coach

A coach of 45 years with the Ottawa Lions Track-and-Field Club, Leslie Estwick is now ready to become a certified firefighter after extinguishing many small fires during the process of getting Ontario’s athletics team ready for the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games. READ MORE…

Volleyball: Decorated hurdler makes tough call, will represent Team Ontario in volleyball

In a perfect world, Audrey Goddard would have experienced the perfect Canada Summer Games this August. Not only would the Ottawa multi-sport athlete have competed for Team Ontario in one sport, but also she would have shown her talents in a completely different second sport. READ MORE…

Athletics: Personal-best javelin throw lifts Madison Mclean onto Team Ontario

It’s time to solve a challenging sports equation. What do you get when you add a football quarterback to a strong-hitting volleyball player and toss in some advice from a mother? Well, of course, the answer has to be a javelin thrower. Check the answer at the back of the book. READ MORE…

Swimming: World jr.-bound open-water swimmer Olivier Risk shines in pool & outdoors

Becoming a high-performance athlete is a long and involved process, often taking the individual through many sports before the right one floats to the top. Olivier Risk started swimming at 4 and joined the Ravens of Carleton Swimming program at 7 to keep up with his brother William. READ MORE…

Lacrosse: Tristan Thompson revved up for Canada Games debut of women’s lacrosse

The last time lacrosse was featured at the Canada Summer Games was 1985. New Coke had just been introduced, the first version of Windows came out and Michael Jordan was the NBA’s Rookie of the Year. Now, 37 years later, the event is coming back at the Canada Summer Games. READ MORE…

Team Ottawa

Meet the 50+ athletes from Ottawa representing Team Ontario at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games:

David
Adeleye

ATHLETICS
Canada Games bio
@davidadeleye_

Eliezer
Adjibi

ATHLETICS
Canada Games bio
@eliezeradj

Brett
Babcock

ATHLETICS
Canada Games bio
@Bretters_

Thomas
Becker

ATHLETICS
Canada Games bio
@Thomas_senbec

Madison
Mclean

ATHLETICS
Canada Games bio
@madisonmclean9

David
Moulongou

ATHLETICS
Canada Games bio
@davidmoulongou

Tom
Nedow

ATHLETICS
Canada Games bio
@Tommynedow

Luca
Nicoletti

ATHLETICS
Canada Games bio
@lucanicolettti

Doyin
Ogunremi

ATHLETICS
Canada Games bio
@doyinogunremi

Jonathan
Rioux

ATHLETICS
Canada Games bio
@jonathan_rioux

Leo
Wallner

ATHLETICS
Canada Games bio
@leow.skates

Achol
Akot

basketball
Canada Games bio
@acholtoka

Catrina
Garvey

basketball
Canada Games bio
@Catrina.Lynn.Garvey

Julien
Belair

box lacrosse
Canada Games bio
@julienbelair_

Tristan
Caldwell

box lacrosse
Canada Games bio
@caldwell.44

Hunter
Lubiniecki

box lacrosse
Canada Games bio
@hunter.lubiniecki

Tristan
Thompson

box lacrosse
Canada Games bio
Instagram

Maren
Bradley

canoe-kayak
Canada Games bio
@marenbradleyy

Peter
Bradley

canoe-kayak
Canada Games bio
@peterrbradley

Ydris
Hunter

canoe-kayak
Canada Games bio
@ydrishunter

Evie
McDonald

CANOE-KAYAK
Canada Games bio
@eviemcdonald_

Matt
O’Neill

CANOE-KAYAK
Canada Games bio
@matto_neill

Janina
Winnicki

CANOE-KAYAK
Canada Games bio
@janinawinnicki

Amelia
Wojtyk

CANOE-KAYAK
Canada Games bio
@amelia.wojtyk

Zoe
Wojtyk

CANOE-KAYAK
Canada Games bio
@zoewojtyk

Xander
Woodford

CANOE-KAYAK
Canada Games bio
@Xandman_04

Lucy
Hempstead

CYCLING
Canada Games bio
@lucyhempstead

Audrée
Howes

DIVING
Canada Games bio
@Audree_diving

Aidan
Hembruff

ROWING
Canada Games bio
@ahembruff

Rachel
Cullum

RUGBY SEVENS
Canada Games bio
@rachel.cullum

Aethan
Cubitt

SAILING
Canada Games bio
@aethansailing

Sofia Cortes-
Browne

SOCCER
Canada Games bio
@sofiacortesbrowne1

Jason
Hartill

SOCCER
Canada Games bio
Instagram

Rosa
Maalouf

SOCCER
Canada Games bio
@rosa.maalouf

Teegan
Melenhorst

SOCCER
Canada Games bio
@teegan.melenhorst

Julie
Brousseau

SWIMMING
Canada Games bio
@julie.brousseauu

Grace
Lu

SWIMMING
Canada Games bio
@grrace.lu

Preston
McMann

SWIMMING
Canada Games bio
@mcpr5

Olivier
Risk

SWIMMING
Canada Games bio
@olivier_risk

Nicholas
Scott

SWIMMING
Canada Games bio
@snicholas745

Gaël
Shindano

SWIMMING
Canada Games bio
Instagram

Katie
Xu

SWIMMING
Canada Games bio
Instagram

Anna-Raphaëlle
Serghi

TENNIS
Canada Games bio
@raphaelleserghi_

Audrey
Goddard

VOLLEYBALL
Canada Games bio
@audrey_goddard

Kate
Lamothe

VOLLEYBALL
Canada Games bio
Instagram

Victoria
Potvin

VOLLEYBALL
Canada Games bio
@victoriaapotvin

Lilah
Fraser

WRESTLING
Canada Games bio
@lilah.fraser

Kai
Harada

WRESTLING
Canada Games bio
Instagram

Laila
Seed-Desai

WRESTLING
Canada Games bio
Instagram

JESSICA
WANGOLO

BASKETBALL
Canada Games bio
@jesswangolo

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