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Canadian Trail: Charles Hamelin shines at short track worlds

03/15/2015 07:25 EDT | Updated 05/15/2015 05:59 EDT
It was an incredible weekend for Canadian ahtletes on the international stage and closer to home as well.

Here is a roundup of the top performers from this weekend. 

- Speed skater Charles Hamelin of Sainte-Julie, Que. won bronze in the 1500m and followed that up with a silver medal in the 1000m event at the short track world championships in Moscow. However, Hamelin's second-place finish was surrounded by controversy as he was fouled near the finish to prevent him from crossing the line first. 

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Calgary's Taylor Henrich won her second World Cup medal of the season with a third-place finish in the women's ski jumping season finale in Oslo, Norway. In January, the 20-year-old became the first Canadian woman to win a world cup ski jumping medal when she landed third in Germany.

- Dominique Maltais captured gold in world cup snowcross, while Kevin Hill finished third in the men's event. Maltais, the Olympic silver medallist from Petite-Riviere-St-Francois, Que., won her qualifying round before emerging victorious in the big final.

- Brady Leman of Calgary won a silver medal at the men's ski cross World Cup race in Megeve, France. The 28-year finished behind France's Jean Frederic Chapuis by making a strong pass to rise from fourth spot in the race, holding the second spot for his second podium of the season.

- Montreal's Chloe and Justine Dufour-Lapointe won silver and bronze respectively in world cup snowboard moguls in France. It was the fifth podium finish for Chloe this season and the third for Justine. 

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Meaghan Benfeito of Montreal, Que., and Vincent Riendeau of Pointe-Claire, Que., won the silver in the mixed 10 metres synchronized platform diving event in Beijing, China. Benfeito also won a bronze medal in the women's 10 metres event

- Victoria's Matt Sharpe won silver at the Triathlon Oceania Cup in Mooloolaba, Australia. Sharpe, 23, finished the event in one hour 50 minutes 52 seconds. This result was an emotional one as he has battled injuries the last two years.

- And on the hardcourt, the Windor Lancers won their 5th consecutive CIS women's basketball title.

- While on the men's side, the Carleton Ravens also won for the fifth year in a row. 

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