Tokyo 2020 Social Check-in: Canadian Paralympian thanks volunteers

Canadian Paralympic Committee

September 05, 2021

Nate Riech’s gold celebrated


The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games is nearly over! But we are still taking 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: 

Nate Riech is still processing that he is a Paralympic champion! Well, some well-known folks are reminding him.



Para shooter Lyne Tremblay made a little video and posted photos on Facebook to thank the Japanese volunteers at the Games.

All three Canadian Para canoers – Andrea Nelson, Brianna Hennessy and Mathieu St-Pierre – reached finals in their Games debut in Tokyo.



A post shared by Andy Nelson (@andreanels)

Fourth place finishes are never easy but both discus thrower Renee Foessel and sitting volleyball player Angelena Dolezar know the future is bright.



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