Canada

Best Sports

2023

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Basketball 321 14.8
2 Swimming 297 13.7
3 Ice Hockey 200 9.2
4 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 160 7.4
5 Athletics 143 6.6
6 Lacrosse 128 5.9
7 Freestyle Skiing 110 5.1
8 Judo 87 4.0 1
9 Speedskating 87 4.0 -1
10 Tennis 80 3.7

2022

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Swimming 354 13.1 1
2 Ice Hockey 332 12.3 1
3 Basketball 247 9.1
4 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 172 6.3 3
5 Short Track 157 5.8 6
6 Football 128 4.7 -5
7 Lacrosse 128 4.7
8 Athletics 123 4.5 -4
9 Freestyle Skiing 102 3.8 -1
10 Rugby Union 100 3.7 4

2021

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Football 497 21.8
2 Swimming 222 9.7
3 Ice Hockey 220 9.7
4 Athletics 150 6.6
5 Tennis 120 5.3
6 Judo 105 4.6
7 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 102 4.5
8 Freestyle Skiing 91 4.0 -6
9 Speedskating 66 2.9 -8
10 Diving 62 2.7

2020

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Speedskating 119 28.4 8
2 Freestyle Skiing 119 28.4
3 Snowboarding 49 11.7 9
4 Rugby Union 32 7.6 16
5 Tennis 25 6.0
6 Track Cycling 24 5.7 12
7 Golf 20 4.8
8 Mountain Bike 10 2.4 20
9 Skeleton 9 2.1
10 Bobsleigh 6 1.4 9

2019

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Athletics 300 17.2
2 Freestyle Skiing 205 11.7
3 Swimming 195 11.2
4 Ice Hockey 156 8.9 -3
5 Tennis 110 6.3 25
6 Trampoline 76 4.4 10
7 Short Track 58 3.3 -4
8 Judo 51 2.9 16
9 Speedskating 48 2.7 4
10 Artistic Gymnastics 45 2.6 -3

Canada Positions

2023

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 10
Gender:Men 9
Gender:Women 12
Continent:Americas 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 21
Gender:Men 22
Gender:Women 19
Continent:Americas 2

2022

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 5
Gender:Men 11
Gender:Women 3
Continent:Americas 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 16
Gender:Men 26
Gender:Women 10
Continent:Americas 2

2021

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 9
Gender:Men 12
Gender:Women 5
Continent:Americas 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 23
Gender:Men 34
Gender:Women 17
Continent:Americas 2

2020

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 10
Gender:Men 9
Gender:Women 10
Continent:Americas 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 11
Gender:Men 12
Gender:Women 12
Continent:Americas 1

2019

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 13
Gender:Men 14
Gender:Women 10
Continent:Americas 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 25
Gender:Men 33
Gender:Women 18
Continent:Americas 2
Mikael Kingsbury (Canada), 2020 Freestyle Skiing World Cup champion

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