Road To The Olympic Games

Youth Olympics: How Canadians fared on opening day

Canadians didn't earn a medal in the first day of competition at the Winter Youth Olympic Games Saturday in Lillehammer, Norway, but some have put themselves in a solid position to do so. Here's a quick look at how they fared.

Figure skater Roman Sadovsky in position for medal

Canada holds top spot in Group B mixed curling with a 2-0 record at the Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway. 1:10

Canadians didn't earn a medal on the first day of competition at the Winter Youth Olympic Games Saturday in Lillehammer, Norway, but some have put themselves in a solid position to do so.

Here's a quick look at how they fared:

Figure skating

Men's short program

  • Roman Sadovsky (Toronto), 2nd

Pairs short program

  • Justine Brasseur (LaSalle, Que.), Mathieu Ostiguy (Granby, Que.), 4th

Curling (Preliminary)

  • Canada def. Great Britain, 4-2
  • Canada def. Czech Republic, 5-2

Hockey (Preliminary)

Men

  • Russia def. Canada, 4-3

Super-G

Women

  • Ali Nullmeyer (Toronto), 7th
  • Amelia Smart (Invermere, B.C.), 19th

Men

  • Justin Alkier (Barrie, Ont.) 19th
  • Ryan Merkley (Mississauga, Ont.), 21st

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