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... on September 21, 2000

SYDNEY (CP) -- What Canada Did at the Olympics on Thursday:

 

 BASKETBALL

 Men: Canada def. Spain 91-77, lifting record to 3-0 and advancing to quarter-finals.

 

 BOXING

 Heavyweight (91-kg): Mark Simmons, Toronto, def. Rohoulah Houseini, 11-6 on points in opening-round bout.

 

 EQUESTRIAN

 Individual Three-Day Event: Wyn St. John, Vancouver, on Oliver, ranked 17th overall after second day, cross-country, portion; Bruce Mandeville, New Westminster, B.C., on Larissa, was 24th overall.

 

 FENCING

 Women's individual foil: Jujie Luan, Edmonton, lost 15-8 to Seo Mi-jung in first round, eliminated; Julie Mahoney, Montreal, lost 15-10 to Reka Zsofia Szabo, Romania, in second round.

 

 GYMNASTICS

 Women's all-round: Kate Richardson, Coquitlam, B.C., finished 16th in final; Yvonne Tousek, Cambridge, Ont., was 34th.

 

 JUDO

 Men's half-heavyweight (100-kg): Nicolas Gill, Montreal, def. lost gold-medal bout to Kosei Inoue, Japan, by Ippon, to win silver medal.

 Women's half-heavyweight (78-kg): Kimberly Ribble, Hamilton, suffered knee and foot injuries in first-round bout against Diadenys Luna, Cuba, eliminated.

 

 ROWING

 Men's single sculls: Derek Porter, Victoria, finished second in semifinal heat, advanced to final.

 Men's pairs: Phil Graham, Corner Brook, Nfld., and Henry Hering, Dorval, Que., placed fourth in semifinal heat, eliminated.

 

 SAILING

 Women's Europe (single-handed dinghy): Beth Calkin, West Vancouver, B.C., was 19th overall after four races.

 Women's Mistral (sailboard): Caroll-Ann Alie, Gracefield, Que., was 18th overall after eight races.

 Men's Laser: Marty Essig, Carlisle, Ont., was 23rd overall after four races.

 

 SHOOTING

 Men's 50-metre prone rifle: Wayne Sorensen, Calgary, tied for 10th in qualifying, eliminated from final; Roger Caron, Baie-Comeau, Que., finished in a tie for 38th, eliminated.

 

 SOFTBALL

 Women: Canada lost 4-3 to Japan in 10 innings, dropping to 1-4 in round-robin play.

 

 SWIMMING

 Men's 50-metre freestyle: Craig Hutchison, Pointe-Claire, disqualified in heat for false start.

 Men's 100-metre butterfly: Michael Mintenko, Moose Jaw, Sask., finished fourth in semifinal heat, advanced to final; Shamek Pietucha, Edmonton, was eighth in heat, eliminated.

 Women's 200-metre backstroke: Kelly Stefanyshyn, Winnipeg, placed fifth in semifinal heat, advanced to final.

 Women's 800-metre freestyle: Karine Legault, St-Eustache, Que., placed fifth in heat, eliminated; Joanne Malar, Hamilton, did not start.

 

 TABLE TENNIS

 Men's singles: Johnny Huang, Toronto, lost 21-14, 21-12, 21-16 to Kong Linghui, China, in first round.

 

 TENNIS

 Men's singles: Daniel Nester, Toronto, def. Patrick Rafter, Australia, 7-5, 7-6 (4).

 Women's doubles: Venus and Serena Williams, U.S., def. Vanessa Webb and Sonya Jeyaseelan, Toronto, 6-3, 6-1 in first round.




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