Week 1 of the Canadian Summer Games ends on Saturday

Week 1 of the Canadian Summer Games ends on Saturday

Fredericton’s Vivian Kutnowski and Durham Bridge’s Jesse Canney were Team New Brunswick’s flag bearers at the opening ceremony of the 2022 Canada Summer Games last weekend. Canney became New Brunswick’s most successful athlete to date at the Canada Games after winning six medals. Kutnowski also added a medal for New Brunswick.

Another medal will be up for grabs for Team New Brunswick on Saturday at the Canada Summer Games in Niagara, Ontario.

Team New Brunswick and its athletes compete on the final day of week one’s competition with 10 medals: one gold, two silvers and seven bronzes.

The women’s beach volleyball team meets British Columbia on Saturday afternoon for another bronze medal.

Our men’s basketball team is playing against Quebec for fifth place. The men defeated Newfoundland and Labrador 100-72 on Friday.

The women’s team, who lost 78-75 in overtime to Nova Scotia on Friday, will play Manitoba for seventh place.

Team New Brunswick tennis players went up against Newfoundland and Labrador for seventh place.

Several sporting events saw their competitions come to an end at this year’s Summer Games on Friday.

The soccer team lost 6-1 to Alberta in the bronze medal game, finishing fourth.

Men’s beach volleyball finished the competition in ninth place after beating the Northwest Territories.

The women’s box-lacrosse returns home with a seventh-place finish after beating Saskatchewan 5-3. It is the first time that women’s box lacrosse will be played at the Canada Games. Men’s lacrosse returns next week after a 37-year absence.

In the swimming competition, Alex Hussey placed 11th and Xavier LeBouthillier placed 17th in the men’s open water 3000 meters. In the women’s, Olivia Levesque placed 11th and Jordan LeRoy placed 16th.

Team New Brunswick placed 10th in the mixed team relay mix to complete their competition at the triathlon event.

In the mountain bike sprints, Emilie McIntyre placed 12th, Laurence Arseneau 15th, and Vanessa Thompson 17th. In the men’s, Anthony Arseneau placed 17th, Noah Lydon 20th and Antoine Lacombe 25th.

The New Brunswick baseball team lost to Manitoba 10-2 and finished the Canada Games in eighth place.

The competition takes a two-day break on Sunday and Monday before returning on Tuesday.

Find all the results and the full schedule here by clicking here. All of Team New Brunswick’s Friday results and Saturday’s schedule are below.

Results – Friday 12 August


8thth total

  • Manitoba 10, New Brunswick 2

Basketball – male

New Brunswick 100, Newfoundland 72

Basketball – female

Nova Scotia 78, New Brunswick 75

Beach volleyball – male

9th total

  • New Brunswick 2, Yukon 0 (21-15, 21-5)
  • New Brunswick 2, Northwest Territories 1 (21-9, 17-21, 15-11)

Beach volleyball – female

New Brunswick 2, Quebec 0 (9-21, 16-21)

Box Lacrosse – Female

7th total

  • New Brunswick 5, Saskatchewan 3

Cycling – mountain biking

Men’s sprint

  • Anthony Arseneau, 17th
  • Noah Lydon, 20th
  • Antoine Lacombe, 25th

Women’s Sprint

  • Emilie McIntyre, 12th
  • Laurence Arseneau, 15th
  • Vanessa Thompson, 17th

Soccer – Male

4th total

  • Alberta 6, New Brunswick 1

Swimming – Open Water

race of men

  • Alex Hussey, 11th
  • Xavier LeBouthillier, 17th

race of women

  • Olivia Levesque, 11th
  • Jordan LeRoy, 16th


New Brunswick 0, Nova Scotia 6

  • Finn McMorran 3-6, 3-6
  • Raktika Galwa 3-6, 3-6
  • Jeff Bodner 6-3, 5-7, 2-6
  • Vanya Virmani 4-6, 6-4, 1-6
  • Ben Hamilton & Cade Nadeau 4-6, 6-7 (12)
  • Olivia Larsen & Cali Nadeau 2-6, 1-6


Mixed Team Relay 10thth

Schedule – Saturday 13th August (all times in the Atlantic)

Basketball – male

11:45 am – New Brunswick – Quebec – May 5th/6th placement

Basketball – female

9:30 a.m. – New Brunswick – Manitoba – Augth/8thth placement

Beach volleyball – female

4:00pm – New Brunswick – British Columbia – Bronze Medal Game


10:00 am – New Brunswick – Newfoundland and Labrador – May 7th/8thth placement

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