Here are the Team Canada Twitter Accounts to Follow and New Emojis

With the 2016 Summer Olympics starting in three days, Twitter Canada has announced some of the must-follow accounts so you can stay up-to-date on all the action, including these notable 16 athletes:

  1. Adam van Koeverden (@vankayak) – Kayaker – Toronto ON
  2. Amélie Kretz (@AmelieKretz) – Triathalon – St-Agathe-des-monts QC
  3. Andre De Grasse (@De6rasse) – Track – Toronto ON
  4. Christine Sinclair (@sincy12) – Soccer – Burnaby BC
  5. Damian Warner (@DamianWarner) – Decathlon – London ON
  6. Derek Drouin (@ddrouin10) – High Jump – Corunna ON
  7. Graham DeLaet (@GrahamDeLaet) – Golf – Weyburn SK
  8. Jacqueline Simoneau (@jackie_simoneau) – Synchronized Swimming – Chambly QC
  9. Jasmine Mian (@jasmine_mian) – Wrestling – Calgary AB
  10. Jen Kish (@jen_kish) – Rugby – Ottawa ON
  11. Jennifer Abel (@JennAbel91) – Diving – Laval QC
  12. Kia Nurse (@KayNurse11) – Basketball – Hamilton ON
  13. Liz Gleadle (@Javelizz) – Javelin – Vancouver BC and Lethbridge AB
  14. Raphael Gagné (@raphaelgagne) – Mountain Biking – Quebec City QC
  15. Rosie MacLennan (@RosieMacLennan) – Trampoline – Toronto ON
  16. Ryan Cochrane (@cochraneryan) – Swimming – Victoria BC

To follow everything #TeamCanada related, check out @TwitterCanada@TwitterSportsCA and @CanadaMoments.

There are also 207 new team emojis, so tweeting with a country’s three-letter code will trigger the flag for teams, such as Canada with #CAN:

Team canada rio 2016

There are also 50 Olympics and sports emojis users can use as well:

At the Canada Olympic House, a custom #TeamCanada Twitter Mirror has been setup, which “will light up every time the #TeamCanada or #ÉquipeCanada hashtag is Tweeted anywhere on the planet, helping Twitter connect Canadian sports fans everywhere.”


Go #TeamCanada!