Keely Shaw wins bronze, Canada’s first medal at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Canadian Paralympic Committee

August 25, 2021

Para cyclist clinches podium finish in women’s C4 individual pursuit


Keely Shaw (Midale, SK) has captured Canada’s first medal of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, with a bronze in the women’s C4 3000m individual pursuit in Para track cycling. 

Shaw, who finished third in qualifying to make the bronze-medal race, took on Meg Lemon of Australia for a place on the podium. Shaw started off just behind her opponent, before taking over the lead and holding on for the victory in a personal-best time of 3:48.342. This is 27-year-old Shaw’s first Paralympic medal, in her maiden Games appearance. 

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