2011 Canada Winter Games

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23rd Canada Games
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Host city Halifax, Nova Scotia
Provinces and Territories participating 13
Athletes participating 2321
Events 166 in 21 sports
Opening ceremony 11 February
Closing ceremony 27 February
Main venue Halifax Metro Centre

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

Bids[edit]

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 table[edit]

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

Key
  The host province is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Quebec 51 43 43 137
2  Ontario 45 34 31 110
3  British Columbia 28 30 30 88
4  Alberta 20 35 30 85
5  Saskatchewan 7 9 7 23
6  Manitoba 5 7 13 25
7  Nova Scotia 5 6 1 12
8  Yukon 3 1 1 5
9  New Brunswick 2 5 9 16
10  Prince Edward Island 2 0 4 6
11  Newfoundland and Labrador 0 1 4 5
Total 168 161 174 503
  • 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 Cup[edit]

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

Participating provinces and territories[edit]

All 13 provinces and territories competed.

Sports[edit]

Schedule[edit]

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
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20th
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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
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23rd
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27th
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Gold
medals

Venues[edit]

References[edit]