After struggling on the first day, the two-time world silver medallist from Humboldt, Sask., fought back with strong performances in the long jump, javelin and 800-metre events to win the bronze medal. Theisen-Eaton was proud of herself, which just a year ago might not have been the case. It was at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing where Theisen-Eaton unraveled, settling for silver when the feeling was that she was almost assured of the gold. She described the result as catastrophic and a failure. Rio threatened to be even worse, but a lot can change in a year."Going into this, I probably wouldn't have said, 'Yeah, I want a bronze medal,' but I'm really, really happy with it," Theisen-Eaton shared with Yahoo Canada Sports. "The Olympics is tough. If it wasn't tough just to get here there would be a lot more people competing in it." Click here to read more.