According to the 2015 Canada Winter Games on Tuesday, Liam Wallace of Calgary, Alberta won a gold medal in the male alpine skiing giant slalom competition. Wallace posted a winning time of 2:04.63 at the Purden Ski Village, 60 kilometres east of Prince George, host city of the 2015 Canada Winter Games.
Wallace led an Alberta sweep in the competition. Adrien Grabinski of Calgary won the silver medal with a time of 2:07.98. Cody Monod of Canmore, Alberta won the bronze medal with a time of 2:08.11. Monod was five one hundredths of a second faster than Asher Alexander Jordan of Vancouver, British Columbia.
Wallace was one of three gold medalists from Calgary on Tuesday. The other two gold medalists came in the sport of shooting.
In the team female target shooting air pistol competition, Veronika Schulze of Calgary joined Ashley Pikkert of Blackfalds, Alberta to place first. Schulze and Pikkert had a total score of 716 points. Maggie Coady and Emily Keeping of St. John’s, Newfoundland won the silver medal with a score of 705 points. Randi Gyoerick and Tianna Stewart of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan won the bronze medal with 703 points.
In the team male target shooting air pistol competition, Peter Schulze of Calgary joined Andrew Thacker of Lacombe, Alberta to place first. Schulze and Thacker had a total score of 1,052 points. Michael Banman of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and Easton Stewart of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan won the silver medal with 1,042 points. Brian Ng of Langley, British Columbia and Dakota O’Donovan of Merritt, British Columbia won the bronze medal with 1,033 points.
In female moguls, Searik Markle of Calgary, Alberta won the silver medal with a score of 71.04 points. Valerie Gilbert of Brossard, Quebec won the gold medal with 78.44 points. Catherine Brunell of Laval, Quebec won the bronze medal with 66.93 points.
In male moguls, Julian Kapronczai of Calgary, Alberta won the bronze medal with a score of 72.97 points. Alexandre Lavoie of Quebec City, Quebec won the gold medal with 79.19 points. Davis Clement of Millarville, Alberta won the silver medal with 75.64 points.
In male individual archery compound, Cole Beres of Calgary won the bronze medal. Beres beat Keegan Parsons of Regina, Saskatchewan in the bronze medal match.
For Clement, it was his second silver medal at the Canada Winter Games. He also won a silver medal in the big air competition on Sunday. Clement is also one of two Albertans who live within an hour of Calgary to have earned a medal at the 2015 Canada Winter Games as Millarville is 35 kilometres southwest of Calgary. The other is Monod.
Team Alberta has moved into a third place tie with British Columbia in the overall medal standings with 17 medals (five gold medals, six silver medals and six bronze medals). Quebec leads with 24 medals followed by Ontario with 21 medals.