Manitoba sets records, honoured with Centennial Cup

Rufina Vignone
Agosto 13, 2017

It's only fitting Manitoba's record-breaking appearance at the 2017 Canada Summer Games came to an end with another historic moment.

Team Manitoba took home the gold again Saturdaywith a three set win against Team Alberta, which had just one.

At a media conference Sunday morning, Manitoba was recognized by the Canada Games Council with the honour of the Centennial Cup, which is given to a province or territory for exemplying the pan-Canadian sport development objective at Canada Games.

The women's IC-4 200-metre team, featuring Maddy Mitchell, Nicole Boyle, Sandra Page and Naomi Stevens won gold with a time of 44.420, the province's first first gold medal in a canoeing event at these Games.

Team BC continues to bring in an impressive number of medals at the 2017 Canada Summer Games. It's athletes captured 42 medals, surpassing the previous mark by seven.

The medals are pouring in for Manitoba on the water at the Canada Games.

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