Who won the first gold medal for Canada in 2010 Winter Olympics?

It was freestyle skier Alex Bilodeau who became the answer to a trivia question as Canada’s first ever Olympic gold medallist on home soil. His moguls victory came one day after defending women’s champion Jennifer Heil captured silver.

Who won Canada’s first Olympic gold medal?

Canada’s Olympians were George Orton and Ronald J. MacDonald. Orton was the first Canadian to win a medal, finishing first in the 2500-metre steeplechase.

Canada at the 1900 Summer Olympics
Competitors 2 in 1 sport
Medals Ranked 13th Gold 1 Silver 0 Bronze 1 Total 2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

What medals did Canada win 2010?


Medal Name Event
Gold Jon Montgomery Men’s
Gold Scott Moir Tessa Virtue Ice dancing
Gold Ashleigh McIvor Women’s ski cross
Gold Kaillie Humphries Heather Moyse Two-woman

Why did Canada boycott the 1980 Olympics?

On 26 January 1980, Canadian Prime Minister Joe Clark announced that Canada, like the US, would boycott the Olympic Games if Soviet forces did not leave Afghanistan by 20 February 1980. … It noted that the government and the National Olympic Committee of France had already stated a willingness to participate.

What country won the Olympics in 2010?

Athletes from Slovakia and Belarus won the first Winter Olympic gold medals for their nations. Cross-country skier Marit Bjørgen from Norway won five medals (three gold, one silver, one bronze), more than any other athlete.

Medal table.

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Nation Totals (26 nations)
Gold 86
Silver 87
Bronze 85
Total 258

What country was the 2010 Winter Olympics held?

The city of Vancouver was elected host city of the XXI Olympic Winter Games in 2010 at the 115th IOC Session in Prague on 2 July 2003.

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