Tokyo 2020 Social Check-in: Canadian Paralympians reflect on Tokyo 2020

Canadian Paralympic Committee

September 09, 2021

Praise for organizers and volunteers on the ground


The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games concluded Sunday, and as Canada’s Paralympians return home they are reflecting on their experiences. We look back by sharing some of the best posts on social media 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. 

Despite all the challenges, the 2020 Paralympic Games was a major success thanks to the organizers and volunteers on the ground in Tokyo. Canada’s Closing Ceremony flag bearer Brent Lakatos paid tribute.



Aurélie Rivard won a team-high five medals in Tokyo. She is most proud of the impact it will have on young people with disabilities.



Paralympic Games Para swimming champion Danielle Dorris was honored by the City of Moncton after she retuned home.



Gold medallist Nate Riech talked about his journey and the people that helped him get to the top.



Part of the Canadian team support staff as it returns home from Tokyo.



Canadian astronaut Dr. Roberta Bondar thought the Canadian performances in Tokyo were out of this world.



Canada won 21 medals at the Games. Here is a video recap of the country’s podium finishers.



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