15 highlights from Team Canada at the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games

With such a successful Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games for Team Canada, it was hard to choose just 15 highlights. It's time for a walk down memory lane. For all photos of Team Canada at Toronto 2015, please visit photos.paralympic.ca.

1. Golden girl: Aurelie Rivard

Aurelie Rivard

Mission accomplished for Team Canada at 2015 Parapan American Games

​Zak Madell named Canada’s flag bearer for Closing CeremonyZak Madell

Canada wins two bronze, women qualify for Rio

Canada won the bronze medal in men’s and women’s sitting volleyball on Friday at the Parapan American Games.  In addition, the Canadian women put their name in the hat for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.

World record for Aurélie Rivard!

TORONTO Aurélie Rivard swam a world record breaking time in the S10 100-meter freestyle to win a record sixth gold medal Friday night as Canada’s Para-swimming team wrapped up its most successful Parapan American Games ever.

“It don’t know where that came from,” said a shocked Rivard after seeing her time of 59.17 seconds.

Dupont, Lakatos and Whitehouse win gold at Parapan American Games

TORONTO (August 13, 2015)- Alexandre Dupont and his wife Ilana Dupont of Clarenceville, Que., combined for three medals in athletics on Thursday and each will have something to brag about when they get home.

Adam Purdy celebrates bronze medal swim with birthday gift for his son

Adam Purdy victory wave

TORONTO: Simon Purdy celebrated his fifth birthday Thursday night so his dad went out and got him a special present.

Adam Purdy, who ended a seven-year retirement in 2014 to compete at the Toronto Parapan American Games, swam a personal best 33.80 seconds to claim the bronze in the S6 50-meter butterfly.

Canadian hearts spiked in loss to U.S.

Men's Volleyball Versus USA

TORONTO (August 13, 2015) – Tears flowed the down the faces of veterans Jose Rebelo and Doug Learoyd as they realized their dream to compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games is now unreachable.

Sweep, five medals for Canadian para-cyclists

Cycling team

TORONTO – Daniel Chalifour and his pilot Alexandre Cloutier collected a third gold medal as they led a Canadian medal sweep in the visually impaired time trial on Thursday at the Parapan American Games.

Canadian para-cyclists rode to the podium five more times to cap an impressive 11-medal tally at the Games.

Historic medal for Dembe/Bédard

SCARBOROUGH – Joel Dembe of Toronto and Philippe  Bédard of Bromont, Que., won the bronze medal in men’s doubles as wheelchair tennis action concluded on Thursday at the Parapan American Games.

It is the first time Canada has won a wheelchair tennis medal at a major Games.

Dembe and Bédard defeated Steve Baldwin and Jon Rydberg of the U.S. 6-4, 6-2 in the match for third place.