(IOC country code
CAN) has competed at every Winter Olympic Games
, and has won at least one medal each time. The country's greatest performance was recently at the 2010 Winter Olympics
, where Canadian athletes won 26 medals—two more than the 24 they won in the previous Winter Olympics
, in Turin, Italy
. Also at the 2010 Games, Canada set a new record for most gold medals won by a country in a single Winter Olympics with 14. This passes the previous record of 13 gold medals in one Games set by the Soviet Union in 1976
and matched by Norway in 2002
Canada has hosted the winter games twice, in Calgary
, and in Vancouver
. Canada has also hosted the Summer Olympic Games
once, in 1976
Medals by Winter Games
Canada also won the gold medal in ice hockey at the 1920 Summer Olympics; this medal '
is not counted in this table of Winter Olympic Games.
Medals by sport
Canada's gold medal in ice hockey at the 1920 Summer Olympics is not counted in this table of winter sports.
Canada's most celebrated alpine skier is Nancy Greene
, who won gold and silver at the 1968 games in Grenoble.
Canada's only medals in biathlon were won by Myriam Bedard
in the Albertville and Lillehammer games.
Canada has won three gold medals in bobsleigh: the surprising victory by Vic Emery's
four-man team in Innsbruck (1964), by Pierre Lueders
two-man team in Nagano (1998) and by Kaillie Humphries'
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