Key Facts

  • 7

    Gold Medals

  • 15

    Silver Medals

  • 9

    Bronze Medals

  • 145

    Canadian Competitors

  • 15


  • 164

    Competing Nations

  • 4,302

    Total # of Competitors

  • 503

    Total # of Events

Canada brought a total of 145 athletes to compete in 15 sports in London.

They were joined by 12 athlete support personnel (cycling pilots, running guides, boccia sport assistants and a rowing coxswain), and 134 officials (coaches, managers, support staff, mission staff). The team was led by Chef de Mission Gaétan Tardif and Assistant Chef de Mission Elisabeth Walker-Young. At a send off at Toronto’s Pearson airport, Tardif paid tribute to the outstanding Canadians who were chosen for this Team. Included on the team were Paralympic champion wheelchair racer Michelle Stilwell and top men’s and women’s Wheelchair Basketball squads with world renowned players such as Patrick Anderson, David Eng, Tracey Ferguson and Cindy Ouellet.

Learn More About How Canada Performed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London

Canada at the 2012 Summer Paralympics
Paralympic basketball star Richard Peter in action at the London 2012 Paralympic Games

Highlights from the London 2012 Paralympic Games

Relive the magical moments from the London 2012 Summer Paralympic Games. A total of 145 athletes were sent by the Canadian Paralympic Committee to compete in 15 sports. Canada won 31 medals in total and finished twentieth in the medals table.