Just one Quebecer, Evelyne Viens of L'Ancienne-Lorette outside of Quebec City, was among the Canadians on the official roster, according to the Team Canada website. Gabrielle Carle from Saint-Romuald also played for the team.
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Guglia is involved in multiple enterprises, according to her Team Canada bio. The 30-year-old skateboarder has a master's degree from HEC Montreal and founded All Gurlz Sk8 D8, which, according to Guglia's website, offers "free initiation and skateboarding lessons for girls of all ages and all abilities in Montreal."
She's also a Vans Canada marketing coordinator and describes herself as an influencer, having partnered with multiple brands on her social media platforms.
Savard is another multi-talented Olympian. She studied pre-school and primary education at UdeM and now works as a teacher. She also starred in a movie about a swimmer that earned distinction at the Cannes Film Festival.
In a 2020 graduation photo posted to Instagram, Savard reflected on her accomplishments.
"22 years of study later...and a couple of breaks...for a few Olympics 🙄 Today, I'm officially leaving the school benches...only to return for several more years 👩🏻🎓 but this time to accompany the children of our future generation on their educational journey 💙"
All eyes were on Jessie Fleming in the second half of the Olympic Women's Soccer semi-final as she stepped up to take a penalty kick. Knowing that a goal could win the game, the Canadian midfielder calmly took a breath and for a moment, time stood still as her spot-kick beat the U.S. keeper and sailed into the top corner.
The Canadian Women's Soccer Team erupted into celebratory pandemonium, swarming their teammate who had just given them a chance to win an Olympic gold medal for the first time in their storied history.
Fifteen minutes after Fleming's penalty kick goal, the Canadians knew that history was awaiting them.
"Our goal was to change the colour of the medal after back-to-back bronze," said Canadian captain Christine Sinclair after the game.
"What a performance, what a fight, I'm just so proud of our team."
With their bitter American rivals out of the way, Team Canada has a date with destiny and the only thing standing in their way is an undefeated Team Sweden.
"We never want to lose to Canada. I don't think I've ever lost to Canada," U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe is reported to have said in a post-game interview.
The Swedes are sure to be formidable opponents. The 2016 Olympic silver medalists outclassed their competitors throughout the Olympic tournament, handily beating the Australians on their way to the gold medal final.
The Canadians have confidence and momentum on their side though and aren't about to roll over for the Swedes.
"Winners win and we're going into that final to get a gold medal," said a confident Team Canada coach Bev Priestman.