Christine Gauthier finishes sixth at World Championships

MILAN, ITALY – Christine Gauthier of Pointe-Claire, QC finished sixth in Paracanoe on the opening day of the 2015 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Milan, Italy. Gauthier competed in the Women’s KL2 200m and her result qualifies Canada a quota spot in the event for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Gauthier is a five-time World Champion in Paracanoe. The classification system has changed this year in preparation for the debut of Paracanoe at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

DAY 8 RECAP: Best-ever Parapan Am Games for Canada

Canada concluded its most successful Parapan Am Games finishing second in the overall medal count behind Brazil and ahead of the U.S. Canada set a bold objective of a top 3 overall standing for the 2015 Parapan Am Games.  Team Canada collected a total of 168 medals (50 Gold, 63 Silver, and 55 Bronze). 

Day 7 RECAP : Wheelchair rugby gold caps big day for Canada

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TORONTO (August 14, 2015) – Canada won the gold medal in wheelchair rugby on Friday defeating its arch-rival the United States 57-54 to cap a 26-medal performance at the Parapan American Games.

DAY 6 RECAP: Canada wins medals in six different sports

TORONTO (August 13, 2015) – Canada won 27 medals in six different sports on Thursday at the Parapan American Games.

The 216-member Canadian squad is solidly entrenched in second place overall in the medal standings with 43 gold, 51 silver and 46 bronze for 140 total.  Brazil is tops with 210 and the U.S. is third at 110.

DAY 5 RECAP: Canada enjoys best day yet at Parapan Am Games

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TORONTO (August 12, 2015)- Canadian swimmers and track and field athletes combined for 28 of the country’s 29 medals on Wednesday to remain second in the overall medal standings but pulled away from the third place Americans.

Priscilla Gagné of Ottawa added a silver in judo in the women’s 52 kg.  Canada also has teams in sitting volleyball, wheelchair rugby, wheelchair basketball and goalball all headed to semifinals.

DAY 4 RECAP: Canada shows its versatility at Parapan Am Games

TORONTO (August 11, 2015) –  Led by veteran swimmer Benoit Huot, Canada earned 23 more medals on Tuesday for 84 total to stand second overall at the halfway point of the Parapan American Games. The team objective when the Games end August 15 is to stand third overall in total medals. 

Brazil leads with 135 medals followed by Canada with 25 gold, 32 silver and 27 bronze.  The U.S. is third at 24-30-25-79.

DAY 3 RECAP: Canada opens with a bang in athletics at Parapan American Games to hit 60 medals plus

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TORONTO – Canada’s athletics team crashed through the doors at the Parapan American Games on Monday with six gold medals while the swimmers continued to shine with 16 more trips to the podium.

DAY 2 RECAP August 9: Medal bonanza for Canadian para-swimmers at Parapan American Games

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TORONTO –Para-swimmers won Canada’s 17 medals on Sunday to boost the host country from fourth to second overall in the podium count at the Parapan American Games.

Canada now boasts eight gold, 11 silver and 14 bonze for 33 overall after 16 trips to the podium on Saturday.  Brazil leads at 16-10-8-34 and Mexico is third at 7-6-8-21.  Colombia is fourth and the U.S. fifth.

Day 1 RECAP : Heavy medal day for Canada at Parapan American Games

TORONTO –Para cyclists, para swimmers and boccia players led the Canadian medal charge on Saturday on day one of competition at the Parapan American Games.

Canada stands fourth in the medal standings but has the third most medals overall  after day one of competition with 16 (three gold, six silver and seven bronze). Brazil, Mexico and the U.S. are 1-2-3.


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