After defending her all around gold medal at the Pan American Games and winning a total of ten medals in both the 2015 and 2019 Games, Ellie Black was named as the closing ceremonies flagbearer by the Canadian Olympic Committee.
Live coverage of the Closing Ceremonies on CBC.CA will begin at 19:50 EDT on August 11, 2019 at https://www.cbc.ca/sports/olympics/pan-am-game-2019-lima-peru-1.5223310 .
Photo by Darren Calabrese / Canadian Olympic Committee
“I feel incredibly honoured to have been selected as the flag bearer for the Lima 2019 Closing Ceremony. It means so much to have this opportunity to hold our Canadian flag high and proud. The Canadian athletes’ performances were inspiring and so exciting to follow while in Lima and back at home. I’m very proud of everything we were able to achieve and I am so excited to lead this amazing team as we march into the stadium!”
Live streams by CBC Sports:
- Desktop: https://www.cbc.ca/sports/olympics/pan-am-game-2019-lima-peru-1.5223310
- iOS: https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/cbc-gem/id422191503
- Olympic Channel (set VPN to UK): www.olympicchannel.com/en/events/detail/2019-18th-pan-american-games-lima/
- ESPN (set VPN to USA): www.espn.com/watch/collections/22148/pan-american-games
- Pan Am Sports Channel: www.panamsportschannel.org
COVERAGE so far …
Apparatus Finals Day 2
The Apparatus Finals begin at 13:00 local time/14:00 Eastern/11:00 Pacific today for Men’s Vault, Parallel Bars, Horizontal Bar, Women’s Balance Beam, and Floor. Watch for Canadians Zachary Clay, René Cournoyer, Ellie Black, and Brooklyn Moors.
Apparatus Finals Day 1
The Apparatus Finals begin at 13:00 local time/14:00 Eastern/11:00 Pacific today for Men’s Floor, Pommel Horse, Rings, Women’s Vault, and Uneven Bars. Watch for Canadians Zachary Clay, René Cournoyer, Ellie Black, Shallon Olsen, and Brooklyn Moors.
Men's All Around Finals
The Men’s All Around Finals begin at 18:00 local time/19:00 Eastern/16:00 Pacific today.
Ellie Black successfully defends Pan Am Gold
In a gripping finals that saw falls from leading American qualifiers Riley McCusker and Kara Eaker, Ellie Black calmy executed her veteran routines to recapture the Pan Am Games gold medal.
Women's All Around Finals
The Women’s All Around Finals featuring reigning Pan Am champion Ellie Black of Halifax will start at 13:00 local time/14:00 Eastern/11:00 Pacific today. Victoria Woo of Brossard also competes in this finals.
Men’s Qualifications to Finals
Women’s Qualifications to Finals
“Today was awesome. I was really happy to be out there with my teammates Shallon [Olsen] on vault and Brooklyn [Moors] on uneven bars,” Black said. “We wanted to deliver some strong performances and we were able to do that. It is awesome to bring some more medals home for Canada.” — Ellie Black
“A gymnast who is used to turning up at multi-sport games and winning things: Ellie Black of Canada …” — Olly Hogben, host broadcaster