The whole world gets excited every time the Olympics come around, and this year probably even a little more than ever since it had to be postponed in 2020.
As of the morning of July 26, Team Canada had won four Olympics medals so far — putting us in 11th place.
Our country has won one gold medal so far thanks to Margaret MacNeil. She won first place in swimming for the Women's 100-metre butterfly category.
As for silver medals, we've won two up until now. One in diving for women's synchronized 3-metre springboard and another for swimming in the women's 4 x 100-metre freestyle relay.
Finally, we brought home one bronze medal that marked Canadian history. Jessica Klimkait won third place in the women's 57-kg category for Judo, making her the first Canadian woman to ever win an Olympic medal in Judo.
Quebec City's Nicolas-Guy Turbide won a silver medal in the men's 100-metre backstroke event for the visually impaired. This is Turbide's second Paralympic medal.
Turbide joined fellow Quebec swimmer Aurélie Rivard in the medal count after she won a bronze medal in the women's 50-metre freestyle event on Wednesday.
Turbide is an accomplished swimmer, winning a bronze medal at the Rio Paralympic Games in 2016.
His "breakout performance" in the 2015 Toronto Parapan Am Games earned him six medals.
In an Instagram post before the Games, Turbide wrote "my road to Tokyo has taken me down many paths requiring adaptation, reinvention, and patience [...] I feel very privileged to have the opportunity to represent Canada in the sport I love."
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 💙"