Tokyo 2020 Social Check-in: Big week for Priscilla Gagné

Canadian Paralympic Committee

August 28, 2021

Kate O’Brien’s friends celebrate


The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games is finally here! And as Canada’s Paralympians compete through the duration of the Games, we’ll take the daily pulse of the Games excitement on social media by sharing a few of the best posts from the Canadian Paralympic Team, its fans, and Canadian media.

Be sure to follow @CDNParalympics on Instagram and Twitter for all the latest news and posts. 

Here’s a quick look at some recent updates: 

Canada’s flag bearer for the Opening Ceremony and now, a silver medal. Pretty good week for Para judoka Priscilla Gagné.



Para cyclist Kate O’Brien had a group of friends, including race walking Olympic medallist Evan Dunfee, gather virtually to watch her win a silver medal in the women’s 500m sprint time trial.



Boccia medal contender Alison Levine is featured on the Radio-Canada website in which she talks about her life as a person and athlete with a disability.



Canada’s goalball team evened its record at 1-1 with a 6-2 victory over Israel on Thursday. Team member Amy Burk was pleased with the performance.



Para swimmer Tammy Cunnington is not intimidated by a strong field in her class. She plans to give it all she’s got.



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