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Here’s what Canada did while you were sleeping on Day 5 of the 2018 Winter Olympics – National

It used to be a gradual day for Canada on Day 5 of the 2018 Winter Olympics, with few athletes competing in medal occasions.

Here’s what you overlooked in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang while you were sleeping.

Figure skating

Canada’s Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford carry out in the pair determine skating quick program in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, Feb. 14, 2018.

AP Photo/David J. Phillip

Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford put themselves in a good spot for a potential medal after completing 3rd in the pairs determine skating quick program with a ranking of 76.82. Canada’s different pairs additionally certified for the loose skate portion. Julianne Seguin and Charlie Bilodeau were 12th with 67.52 issues while Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro were 13th with 65.68.

Curling

Canada’s skip Kevin Koe throws a rock right through a males’s curling fit towards Italy at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.

AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko

Kevin Koe opened the first draw of the males’s curling match via edging Italy in the 10th finish 5-Three.

“I think we knew we were going to get a good test,” stated vice-skip Marc Kennedy. “That (Italy) is a good team. Joel Retornaz has been around a while. He’s beaten Canadian teams before.”

The Canadians performed a 2d recreation early Wednesday morning (Wednesday evening, Korea time) towards Great Britain and were off to an early lead of four-2 after 5 ends.

Doubles luge

Tristan Walker and Justin Snith of Canada take a convention run right through the doubles luge coaching at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018.

AP Photo/Michael Sohn

Canadians Tristan Walker and Justin Snith were off to a excellent get started after their first run in the doubles luge pageant. They were in fourth, with one run to move, which means they have got a excellent shot at a medal later in the morning. If they were given it, it could most effective be Canada’s 2d luge medal ever, after the day before today’s bronze from Alex Gough.

Kim Boutin demise threats

Canada’s Kim Boutin celebrates after profitable bronze in the girls’s 500-metre quick-observe speedskating tournament at the Pyeonchang Winter Olympics Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 in South Korea.

The Canadian Press/Paul Chiasson

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) reacted early Wednesday after Canada’s Kim Boutin was subjected to online threats following her bronze-medal win in the 500-metre quick-observe speedskating tournament on Tuesday.

“From the IOC’s point of view, none of us unfortunately or fortunately can control social media and the public has their right to say things,” Mark Adams, IOC spokesperson, stated. “But clearly, we would ask everyone to respect the athletes and their performances and to support the great work they’ve done and to support the Olympic spirit.”

— With a document from The Canadian Press

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