Jenna Westaway of Calgary won the gold medal in the women's 800m, as she just got by Rachel Francois of St. Albert, Alberta by a hunderth of a second. Westaway, Francois, Sage Watson of Medicine Hat and Katrina Martin of Sherwood Park, Alberta also won gold in the women's 4x400m relay.
University of Calgary Dinos star Rachel Machin also won two gold medals. Machin won the women's high jump and women's long jump. In winning the high jump, Machin posted a jump of 1.84 metres to beat Emma Kimoto of Richmond, British Columbia by 0.04 metres. In winning the long jump, Machin jumped 5.91 metres to beat Magail Roche of Montreal by 0.04 metres as well.
Finally, it was also a great day for Calgary's Maria Bernard, who won the gold medal in the women's 5000m. Bernard posted a time of 17:33.44 to beat Jaimie Marie Phelan by almost two full seconds.
Team Alberta now has 31 gold medals at the Canada Summer Games. Other Calgarians to have struck gold in the last ten days are Yuri Kisil in men's 50m freestyle swimming and the men's 4x50m medley swimming relay, Harrison Scott in men's tennis, Emily Wagner in the women's triathlon, Gillian Boag in the women's 70kg wrestling, and Temitope Ogunjimi in the women's 65kg wrestling. They are joined by Calgarians Scott Brunet, Connor Frehlich, Sean Martin, Mac McNicol, Jordan Parkin, Kevin Proudfoot and Brett Walsh who won gold in men's volleyball and Calgarians Alissa Coulter, Megan Festival, Alexa Gray, Carolyn O'Dwyer, Kacey Otto, Leah Shevkenek, Mariah Walsh and Kylie Willis (of Cochrane) who won gold in women's volleyball.
Kisil won his second individual gold medal on August 8 by posting a time of 23.37 seconds to beat Sergey Holson of Vancouver by 0.01 seconds in the men's 50m freestyle. Also on August 8, Ogunjimi defeated Lorena Ellis of Kingston, Prince Edward Island 3-1 in the final of the women's 65kg wrestling division and Boag won gold in the women's 70kg wrestling division by beating Gracelynn Doogan of Elliot Lake, Ontario 3-1 in the women's 65kg wrestling division.
Scott meanwhile beat Alexander Day of Vancouver 6-3, 6-4 on August 7 to win gold in men's tennis.
Wagner posted a time of one hour, three minutes and ten seconds to beat Emy Legault of Ile Perrot, Quebec in the women's triathlon on Tuesday.