The final lap is in sight as we’re almost at the end of the Pan Am games.
Sunday, the last day of competitions, will see a handful of events including the Canadian Women looking for a gold against the US in Softball.
So far, Canada has earned a 213 medals, 76 Gold, the most ever at the games.
Gold on Saturday included…
Men’s High Jump
Women’s road race cycling
Women’s boxing in Fly and light weight
Womens’ foil fencing team
Canada had a sixth Gold medal for a short time, winning the Men’s 4×100-metre relay, however one Canadian runner stepped on the line during the first leg of the race, disqualifying the team.
The Closing Ceremony will feature Kanye West, Pitbull and Serena Ryder at the dome ending with the handing off the baton to Lima Peru for the 2019 games.
So with the Pan Am success, rumblings about another Olympic bid….
Now eyes are set on the Olympics.
The head of the Canadian Olympic Committee and former Quebec Nordiques CEO, Marcel Aubut says
he wll do everything in his power to make Toronto the host of the 2024 games.
The Parapan Am Games start on August 7th.