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Year in Review

The 2016 Year in Review is a celebration of sport in Manitoba with accomplishments from the grassroots to the Olympic level. Sport Manitoba is proud of the dedication from athletes, coaches, managers, officials, volunteers, and all other members of the community who make sport possible in our province and beyond.

To begin the year, Team Manitoba announced the selection of their Mission Staff for the 2017 Canada Summer Games which are scheduled to take place in Winnipeg this upcoming summer. Athletes, Coaches, and Managers on Team Manitoba are supported by Mission Staff prior to and during Games. Mission staff members act as the connection between the participants and Team Manitoba as a whole. A list of Mission Staff for the 2017 Canada Summer Games can be found here.

To mark the official countdown to the 2017 Canada Summer Games, the Winnipeg Host Society held their, “Celebration to the Games: One Year To Go” on July 28. The event took place at The Forks and included: live bands; activities lead by Games sports; a special appearance by Niibin, the Games Mascot; and the official start of the Games countdown clock! Team Manitoba was in attendance as they prepared to celebrate the hottest summer in half a century! Full details on the event can be found here

Steinbach played host to the 2016 Power Smart Manitoba Summer Games, making them the sixteenth Host Society of the Games. Twelve sports were part of the line-up including; athletics, baseball, basketball, cycling, golf, sailing, soccer, softball, Special Olympics golf,  swimming, triathlon, and volleyball. The Steinbach Host Society, along with its partners, the City of Steinbach and Hanover School Division, hosted over 1700 athletes, coaches, managers, and officials during the week of the Games. Due to the success of the Games, Steinbach and the surrounding area will benefit from the social, physical, and economical legacies for years to come. For results from the Power Smart Games click here.

Games alumni had a tremendous year in sport showcasing their talents at various levels of competition. Here is a recap of their successes at World Championships, Youth Olympic Games, and the Olympic Games.

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Rio Olympics

Chantal Van Landeghem - 2009 Canada Summer Games Alumni 

Swim - 4x100 Freestyle Relay - Bronze Medal

Swim - 4x100 Medley Relay - 5th Place

Swim - 100m Freestyle - 10th Place

desiree scottDesiree Scott - 2005 Canada Summer Games Alumni

Soccer - Bronze Medal

Erin Teschuk - 2013 Canada Summer Games Alumni

Athletics - 3000m Steeplechase - 46th Place

Isabela Onyshko - 2011 Western Canada Summer Games Alumni

Gymnastics - Artistic - 18th Place (all-around)

Tyler Mislawchuk -  2008 Power Smart Manitoba Games & 2013 Canada Summer Games Alumni

Triathlon - 15th Place

World Junior Ringette Championships - Gold Medalists

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Keyona Tomiuk - 2010 Power Smart Manitoba Games & 2015 Canada Winter Games Alumni

Ryann Bannerman - 2015 Canada Winter Games Alumni

Sam Renooy - 2010 Power Smart Manitoba Games & 2015 Canada Winter Games Alumni

Talia Gallant - 2015 Canada Winter Games Alumni

Andrea Ferguson (Assistant Coach) - 1999 Canada Winter Games Alumni

2016 IIHF World U18 Hockey Championships

Ashton Bell - 2014 Power Smart Manitoba Games & 2015 Canada Winter Games Alumni

Jaylyn Elmes - 2015 Canada Winter Games Alumni

Kayla Friesen - 2014 Power Smart Manitoba Games & 2015 Canada Winter Games Alumni

Ryleigh Houston - 2015 Canada Winter Games Alumni

Sheridan Oswald - 2014 Power Smart Manitoba Games & 2015 Canada Winter Games Alumni

2016  Youth Olympic Games

Jett Woo - 2015 Canada Winter Games Alumni

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Levi Nadlersmith - 2010 Power Smart Manitoba Games & 2015 Canada Winter Games Alumni

Cross Country Ski

2016 ICF Junior & U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships

Nadya Crossman-Serb - 2011 Western Canada Summer Games & 2013 Canada Summer Games

2016 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 1 & 2

Nadya Crossman-Serb - 2011 Western Canada Summer Games & 2013 Canada Summer Games
 

2016 Lake Lanier Pan Am Championships - Junior Women’s Kayak

Emma Mitchell - 2013 Canada Summer Games & 2015 Western Canada Summer Games Alumni
 

Huge congratulations to our home grown athletes who competed at all levels of sport in Manitoba and beyond. The athletic achievements continue to grow and we eagerly look forward to another spectacular year of sport. 2017 is sure to be filled with many more success stories by Manitobans near and far. To all those involved in sport, at any level, we wish you the best year yet! 

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