Riding Fine Lady 5, Eric Lamaze took his place as Canada’s most decorated Olympic equestrian by winning his third medal, a bronze in the individual jumping event, which was decided by a six-way jump-off.Among the notable international accomplishments, American swimmer Michael Phelps won five medals in Rio, including four gold, to increase his record as the most decorated Olympian of all-time.The country earned just one medal on the water, as rowers Lindsay Jennerich and Patricia Obee claimed silver in the lightweight double sculls.
Andre De Grasse became the first Canadian track athlete to ever win three sprint medals, taking silver in the 200m and bronze in both the 100m and 4x100m relay.
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In all, 11 of the 19 female pool swimmers that Canada sent to Rio came home with hardware after a 20-year medal drought.
Canada also won six medals in athletics, the country’s best total since the nine won at Los Angeles 1932.
There were a pair of bronze medals from the diving tank, as Meaghan Benfeito teamed with Roseline Filion to reach the podium for the second straight Games in the 10m synchro event before winning a solo bronze in the individual 10m platform.