CHARLOTTETOWN (GNB) – Team New Brunswick returns home with 16 medals following two weeks of competition at the 2023 Canada Winter Games in Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Double-medalist Marisol Savoie of Moncton served as Sunday’s flag bearer, leading Team New Brunswick into Charlottetown’s Eastlink Centre, site of the closing ceremony. Savoie won a gold medal in women’s individual judo and a bronze medal in women’s team event.

“Our athletes’ and team’s performances made our province proud,” said Nicole Smith, chef de mission. “Team New Brunswick leaves P.E.I. with personal bests, medals and lots of memories from the Canada Winter Games.”

Team New Brunswick won 16 medals:

two gold

·      Marisol Savoie, women’s 44 kg individual judo

·      Dexter Richard and Eric Davis, men’s synchro trampoline

four silver

·      Graham Goodwin, men’s épée individual fencing

·      Mahée Savoie, women’s individual 57 kg individual judo

·      Brandi Lingley, women’s individual 70 kg individual judo

·      Molly Kane, Special Olympics level 3 figure skating

10 bronze

·      Dexter Richard, men’s individual trampoline

·      Courtney Charlong, women’s 500 metre short-track speed skating

·      Mya Payne, Katie Bower, Courtney Charlong and Hannah MacDougall, women’s 3,000 metre short-track speed skating relay

·      Claire Han, women’s épée individual fencing

·      Dominique Richard, women’s foil individual fencing

·      Egan McLean, men’s 60 kg individual judo

·      Dakota Sanzana, women’s 63 kg individual judo

·      Felix Cyr, men’s 73 kg individual judo

·      Tessa Scott, women’s 52 kg boxing

·      Kayla McLean, Chelsea Pelletier, Vicky Pitre, Dakota Sanzana, Mahée Savoie, Marisol Savoie and Brandi Lingley, women’s judo team

New Brunswick was represented by 210 athletes, 70 coaches, managers and technical staff, and 22 mission team members.

Athletes compete in: alpine ski, archery, badminton, biathlon, boxing, cross-country skiing, curling, fencing, figure skating, gymnastics (artistic and trampoline), hockey, judo, karate, ringette, speed skating (long and short track), squash, table tennis and wheelchair basketball.

The Canada Games are a national, multi-sport competition with participation from every province and territory. They are held every two years, alternating between winter and summer. The next Canada Games will be the 2025 Canada Summer Games, to be held in St. John’s, N.L.