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September 16, 2016

Boccia’s Alison Levine shares successful Paralympic debut with her number one fan

By: Keegan Matheson

Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium

Sept. 16, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  - Canadian boccia player Alison Levine has come a long way in just three and a half years.

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September 16, 2016

The man who set Brent Lakatos on the path to Paralympic victory

 

How Canadian wheelchair racing pioneer André Viger inspired an entire generation of athletes

By Wendy-Ann Clarke

Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium

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September 15, 2016

Lauren Barwick Moving on to Freestyle at Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

 

Sept. 15, 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Canada’s Lauren Barwick has qualified to move on to the final Freestyle Test on Sept. 16 to close out para-dressage competition at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, BRA.

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September 15, 2016

Rivard wins third gold, Huot writes Hollywood ending as swimmers pick up two medals

By Jim Morris

RIO DE JANEIRO _ Aurelie Rivard won her third gold medal and broke a second world record while Benoit Huot wrote a storybook ending by winning a bronze in what could be his last Paralympic race Thursday night.

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September 15, 2016

Charles Moreau wins second cycling bronze in H3 road race

Sept. 15, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Charles Moreau of Victoriaville, Quebec, won his second bronze medal of the Paralympic Games on Thursday, the ninth medal for para-cycling in Rio de Janeiro.

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September 15, 2016

Canada Draws on “Warrior Spirit” To Secure Semi-Final Berth With Thrilling Overtime Win Against Great Britain In Wheelchair Rugby

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Sept. 15) – Canada scored with 0.9 seconds on the clock to claim a 50-49 overtime victory against Great Britain in wheelchair rugby today, securing a spot in the semi-finals.

“The team played with so much heart,” said High Performance Director Andy van Neutegem after the game. “All th...

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September 15, 2016

Canada Wins Final Sitting Volleyball Match at Rio Paralympics

Sept. 15, 2016, Rio de Janeiro - Canada’s women’s sitting volleyball team defeated Rwanda 3-0 (25-21, 25-15, 25-20) on Thursday to finish in seventh place overall at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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September 15, 2016

Alison Levine Finishes Fifth In BC4 Mixed Individual Boccia

Sept. 15, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Though Alison Levine lost the BC4 Mixed Individual boccia quarterfinals 3-2 to Pornchok Larpyen today, you wouldn’t know it by the smile on her face.

“It’s very hard to be upset after you play one of the best games of your life,” said Levine. “I had the best game of my...

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