2011 Canada Winter Games

The 2011 Canada Winter Games were held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, from Friday, 11 February 2011, to Sunday, 27 February 2011.[1]

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Host cityHalifax, Nova Scotia
Provinces and Territories participating13
Athletes participating2321
Events166 in 21 sports
Opening ceremonyFebruary 11
Closing ceremonyFebruary 27
Main venueHalifax Metro Centre

BidsEdit

Four bids (all from Nova Scotia, as it was that province's turn) were made for the games, and eventually Halifax was selected to stage the games.[2]

Wentworth was part of one of the losing bids, but did end up hosting the alpine skiing and freestyle skiing events at these games.

Medal tableEdit

The following is the medal table for the 2011 Canada Winter Games.[3]

  *   Host nation (Nova Scotia)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Quebec514343137
2  Ontario453431110
3  British Columbia28303088
4  Alberta20353085
5  Saskatchewan79723
6  Manitoba571325
7  Nova Scotia*56112
8  Yukon3115
9  New Brunswick25916
10  Prince Edward Island2046
11  Newfoundland and Labrador0145
Totals (11 nations)168171173512
  • 3 bronze medals were awarded in the freestyle skiing men's halfpipe.[4]
  • 2 golds and one bronze medal award in female all around in artistic gymnastics, no silver medal was awarded.
  • 2 bronze medals awarded in women's artistic gymnastics balance beam and men's rings.
  • 2 gold medals awarded in men's artistic gymnastics pommel horse and horizontal bar, no silver medals were awarded in either event.
  • No bronze and silver medals awarded in dance (solo) special Olympics Level II male and female figure skating.

Flag points/Centennial CupEdit

Ontario won the flag points competition, and Nova Scotia won the Centennial Cup.[5]

Participating provinces and territoriesEdit

All 13 provinces and territories competed.

SportsEdit

ScheduleEdit

The schedule for the 2011 Canada Games (19 February is a crossover day):[10]

 ●  Opening ceremony     Event competitions  ●  Event finals     Exhibition gala  ●  Closing ceremony
February 2011 11th
Fri
12th
Sat
13th
Sun
14th
Mon
15th
Tue
16th
Wed
17th
Thu
18th
Fri
19th
Sat
20th
Sun
21st
Mon
22nd
Tue
23rd
Wed
24th
Thu
25th
Fri
26th
Sat
27th
Sun
Gold
medals
  Alpine skiing 2 2 2 2 2 10
  Archery 4 2 6
  Artistic gymnastics 1 1 1 1 10 14
  Badminton 5 1 6
  Biathlon 2 2 2 2 8
  Boxing         9 9
  Cross-country skiing 6 6 6 2 20
  Curling           1           1 2
  Figure skating 2 2 4 6 14
  Freestyle skiing 2 2 2 2 8
  Ice hockey             1             1 2
  Judo 7 7 2 16
  Ringette             1 1
  Shooting 2 2 2 2 8
  Short track speed skating 2 2 2 4 10
  Snowboarding 2 2 2 6
  Squash         2 2
  Speed skating 3 3 2 4 12
  Synchronized swimming 1   2 1 4
  Table tennis     2     5 7
  Wheelchair basketball         1 1
Total gold medals 3 10 7 7 13 21 5 0 0 10 13 20 27 15 14 1 167
Cumulative total 3 13 20 27 40 61 67 67 67 77 90 110 137 152 166 167 167
Ceremonies
February 2011 11th
Fri
12th
Sat
13th
Sun
14th
Mon
15th
Tue
16th
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20th
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21st
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22nd
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23rd
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Gold
medals

VenuesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-04-14. Retrieved 2010-12-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Multi-city games bid might not work". Archived from the original on 2011-07-13. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Medal standing". Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Halfpipe". Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Centennial Cup Point Standing". Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-10-06. Retrieved 2018-09-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "The Telegram". www.thetelegram.com. Archived from the original on 4 February 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  8. ^ "2011 Canada Winter Games - Team NWT". Archived from the original on 2011-02-15. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  9. ^ "Halifax 2011 Canada Games - Registration, Scheduling & Results". cg2011.gems.pro. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  10. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-04-09. Retrieved 2011-02-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)