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January 22, 2011

Michelle Stilwell wins Canada's first gold at IPC Worlds

January 22, 2011
OTTAWA - Michelle Stilwell of Nanoose Bay, BC won gold
late last night in Christchurch, New Zealand in the T52 wheelchair
classification 100-metres. Stilwell crossed the line first in a new Championship
record time of 20.35 seconds.

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January 21, 2011

IPC World Championships begin today; 13 Canadians in action

January
21, 2011
OTTAWA
- The 2011 IPC World Championships in Athletics begin today in Christchurch, New
Zealand. The 6th edition of these championships will take place at
QEII Park; the 15000 seat stadium was the site of the 1974 Commonwealth Games. 
The stadium features a Mondo track surface which should ...

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January 21, 2011

Canada hits target of six medals at IPC World Championships

SESTRIERE, ITA (January 20, 2011) – The
Canadian Para-Alpine Team accomplished its goal of winning six medals at the IPC
World Championships with two more podium finishes on Thursday.

Ontario
athletes Christopher Williamson, of Markham, and Karolina Wisniewska, of Ottawa,
each placed third in the slalom event. ...

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January 20, 2011

Canada lands on podium twice at IPC World Championships

SESTRIERE, ITA (January 19, 2011) – The
Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team had a successful day at the IPC World
Championships, with two athletes finishing on the podium for super combined in
Sestriere, ITA.

Ottawa-based Karolina Wisniewska, who classifies in the standing
category, finished third place behind France...

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January 19, 2011

AQSFR To Host 2011 National Wheelchair Basketball Championships

(Ottawa, ON) – Wheelchair Basketball Canada is pleased to officially announce that
l'Association québécoise des sports en fauteuil roulant (AQSFR) will be the host
of the 2011 National Wheelchair Basketball Championships.

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January 19, 2011

Jody Barber Wins Bronze Medal at IPC Cross-Country Skiing World Cup in Finland

Barber,
of Smithers, B.C., was solid all day on the 2.5-kilometre pursuit course where
she finished the two-heat race in a combined time of 21 minutes, nine seconds.
Athletes race a qualifying round and then begin the final heat starting time
behind the qualification leader.

"Jody
had a great day and was t...

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January 17, 2011

Canada set to take on the world at IPC World Championships

 OTTAWA – Coming off a
strong final preparation competition in Australia, the Canadian athletics team
will now make the journey to Christchurch, New Zealand for the 2011
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Championships which begin Friday.

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