Beijing Bound

Athletes named to Canada's Beijing Olympic team

The list of Canadians who have been nominated by their respective national sports organizations to compete at the Beijing Olympics.

Winter Games are scheduled to begin on Friday, Feb. 4

(Sophie Baron/CBC Sports)

The list of Canadians who have been nominated by their respective national sports organizations to compete at the Beijing Olympics.



  • Megan Bankes — Calgary
  • Sarah Beaudry — Prince George, B.C.
  • Emily Dickson Burns Lake, B.C.
  • Emma Lunder — Vernon, B.C.


  • Jules Burnotte — Sherbrooke, Que.
  • Christian Gow — Calgary
  • Scott Gow — Calgary
  • Adam Runnalls Calgary


  • Brad Gushue — St. John's (men)
  • Brett Gallant — Charlottetown (men)
  • Geoff Walker — Beaverlodge, Alta. (men)
  • Marc Kennedy — St. Albert, Atla. (men)
  • Mark Nichols — Labrador City, N.L. (men)
  • Jennifer Jones — Winnipeg (women)
  • Dawn McEwen — Winnipeg (women)
  • Jocelyn Peterman — Red Deer, Alta. (women)
  • Lisa Weagle — Ottawa (women)
  • Kaitlyn Lawes — Winnipeg (women)
  • Rachel HomanOttawa (mixed doubles)
  • John MorrisWinnipeg (mixed doubles)

Cross-country skiing

  • Dahria BeattyWhitehorse (women)
  • Cendrine BrowneSaint-Jérôme, Que. (women)
  • Antoine CyrGatineau, Que. (men)
  • Laura Leclair — Chelsea, Que. (women)
  • Olivier Léveillé — Sherbrooke, Que. (men)
  • Graham Ritchie — Parry Sound, Ont. (men)
  • Katherine Stewart-Jones — Chelsea, Que. (women)

Figure skating

  • Laurence Fournier BeaudryGreenfield Park, Que. (ice dance)
  • Nikolaj Sørensen — Montreal (ice dance)
  • Piper GillesToronto (ice dance)
  • Paul Poirier Unionville, Ont. (ice dance)
  • Marjorie Lajoie — Boucherville, Que. (ice dance)
  • Zachary LaghaSt-Hubert, Que. (ice dance)
  • Keegan MessingGirdwood, Alaska (men)
  • Roman Sadovsky Vaughan, Ont. (men)
  • Vanessa JamesMontreal (pairs) 
  • Eric Radford — Balmertown, Ont. (pairs) 
  • Kirsten Moore-TowersSt. Catharines, Ont. (pairs) 
  • Michael Marinaro — Sarnia, Ont. (pairs) 
  • Madeline SchizasOakville, Ont. (women)



  • Kristen Campbell — Brandon, Man. (goaltender)
  • Ann-Renée Desbiens — La Malbaie, Que. (goaltender)
  • Emerance Maschmeyer — Bruderheim, Alta. (goaltender)
  • Erin Ambrose — Keswick, Ont. (defence)
  • Ashton Bell — Deloraine, Man. (defence)
  • Renata Fast — Burlington, Ont. (defence)
  • Jocelyne Larocque — Ste. Anne, Man. (defence)
  • Ella Shelton — Ingersoll, Ont. (defence)
  • Claire Thompson — Toronto (defence)
  • Micah Zandee-Hart — Saanichton, B.C. (defence)
  • Emily Clark — Saskatoon (forward)
  • Mélodie Daoust — Valleyfield, Que. (forward)
  • Sarah Fillier — Georgetown, Ont. (forward)
  • Brianne Jenner — Oakville, Ont. (forward)
  • Rebecca Johnston — Sudbury, Ont. (forward)
  • Emma Maltais — Burlington, Ont. (forward)
  • Sarah Nurse — Hamilton, Ont. (forward)
  • Marie-Philip Poulin — Beauceville, Que. (forward)
  • Jamie Lee Rattray — Kanata, Ont. (forward)
  • Jillian Saulnier — Halifax (forward) 
  • Natalie Spooner — Scarborough, Ont. (forward)
  • Laura Stacey — Kleinburg, Ont. (forward)
  • Blayre Turnbull — Stellarton, N.S. (forward)


  • Natalie CorlessWhistler, B.C. (women's singles)
  • Trinity EllisPemberton, B.C. (women's singles)
  • Makena HodgsonCalgary (women's singles)
  • Justin SnithCalgary (doubles)
  • Tristan WalkerCochrane, Alta. (doubles)
  • Reid WattsWhistler, B.C. (men's singles)



  • Brooke D'Hondt Calgary (halfpipe)
  • Elizabeth Hosking — Longueuil, Que. (halfpipe)
  • Megan FarrellRichmond Hill, Ont. (parallel giant slalom) 
  • Jasmine BairdGeorgetown, Ont. (slopestyle/big air)
  • Laurie Blouin— Québec City (slopestyle/big air)
  • Brooke Voigt — Fort McMurray, Alta. (slopestyle/big air)
  • Zoe BergermannErin, Ont. (snowboard cross)
  • Tess Critchlow — Big White, B.C. (snowboard cross)
  • Meryeta O'Dine Prince George, B.C. (snowboard cross)
  • Audrey McManiman — St-Ambroise-de-Kildare, Que. (snowboard cross)


  • Derek Livingston — Aurora, Ont. (halfpipe)
  • Arnaud Gaudet — Montcalm, Que. (parallel giant slalom)
  • Mark McMorris — Regina (slopestyle/big air)
  • Max Parrot Bromont, Que. (slopestyle/big air)
  • Darcy Sharpe Comox, B.C. (slopestyle/big air)
  • Sébastien Toutant — L'Assomption, Que. (slopestyle/big air)
  • Eliot Grondin — Sainte-Marie, Que. (snowboard cross)
  • Kevin Hill Vernon, B.C. (snowboard cross)
  • Liam Moffatt — Truro, N.S. (snowboard cross)

Speed skating

(Long track)

  • Ivanie BlondinOttawa (women's 1,500m, 3,000m, 5,000m, mass start, team pursuit)
  • Marsha Hudey White City, Sask. (women's 500m) 
  • Valérie MaltaisSaguenay, Que. (women's 3,000m, mass start, team pursuit)
  • Brooklyn McDougall Calgary (women's 500m)
  • Heather McLeanWinnipeg (women's 500m) 
  • Maddison PearmanPonoka, Alta. (women's 1,000m, 1,500m)
  • Alexa Scott Clandeboye, Man. (women's 1,000m, team pursuit)
  • Isabelle Weidemann — Ottawa (women's 3,000m, 5,000m, team pursuit)
  • Jordan BelchosScarborough, Ont. (men's mass start, team pursuit)
  • Ted-Jan Bloemen — Calgary (men's 5,000m, 10,000m, team pursuit)
  • Laurent Dubreuil — Lévis, Que. (men's 500m, 1,000m)
  • Graeme Fish — Moose Jaw, Sask. (men's 10,000m)
  • Antoine Gélinas-BeaulieuSherbrooke, Que. (men's 1,000m, mass start)
  • Connor Howe — Canmore, Alta. (men's 1,000m, 1,500m, team pursuit)
  • Tyson Langelaar Winnipeg (men's 1,500m, team pursuit)
  • Gilmore Junio — Calgary (men's 500m)

(Short track)

  • Pascal Dion Montreal (men's 1,000m, 1,500m)
  • Steven Dubois  Terrebonne, Que. (men's 500m, 1,500m)
  • Charles Hamelin — Sainte-Julie, Que. (men's 1,500)
  • Maxime Laoun Montreal
  • Jordan Pierre-GillesSherbrooke, Que. (men's 500m)
  • Danaé Blais — Châteauguay, Que. 
  • Kim Boutin — Sherbrooke, Que. (women's 500m, 1,000m, 1,500m)
  • Florence Brunelle Trois-Rivières, Que. (women's 500m)
  • Alyson Charles — Montreal
  • Courtney SaraultMoncton, N.B. (women's 1,000m, 1,500m)
  • Alternate: William Dandjinou — Montreal
  • Alternate: Camille de Serres-RainvilleMontreal

All short track athletes are eligible for the various relay events (men's 5,000, women's 3,000m and mixed)

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