Key Facts

  • 46

    Canadian Athletes

  • 5


  • 44

    Participating Nations

  • 506

    Total # of Athletes

  • 64

    Total # of Events

Learn More About How Canada Performed at the 2010 Winter Paralympics

Canada at the 2010 Winter Paralympics
Hervé Lord takes the athletes oath during the opening ceremony of the 2010 Paralympic Games in Vancouver.

Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony

Canada was the host country of the 2010 Winter Paralympics, in Vancouver, the first time it had hosted the Winter Paralympics. The 2010 Winter Paralympics was the most successful Winter Paralympics for Canada, through 2010. It collected the most total medals and most gold medals of any Winter Paralympics up until then. Canada ended the Games with 19 total medals, 10 of them gold, ending at 3rd in total medals ranking, and 3rd in gold medal ranking.