Swimmers lead the way as the 2022 Canada Summer Games kick off in Niagara

Alberta, Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec have the most medals with four and Ontario have the most gold medals with four as 2022 Canada Summer Games competition has started on Sunday.

Swimmers Katie Cosgriffe (400 meters S6-13 freestyle, 5:02.31, personal best) and Bailey O’Regan (1,500 meters freestyle, 17:08.38, personal best) each won gold for Ontario , as well as the 4×200 meter women’s freestyle relay team and the men’s 4×200 meter freestyle relay team.

Quebec swimmer Timothe Barbeau won his province’s first gold medal in the 800-metre freestyle.

Swimmer Reid Maxwell won Alberta’s first gold medal in the S6-13 para 400-metre freestyle.

The Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games will host approximately 5,000 promising Canadian athletes, coaches and support staff until August 21 for the 28th edition of the Canada Games.

These Games mark only the third time in the event’s 55-year history that they have been held in the province of Ontario and the first time in 21 years.

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