Tokyo 2020 Social Check-in: Canadian Paralympians welcomed home

Chef salutes Paralympian parents

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games is here! And as Canada’s Paralympians compete through 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: 

Devin Heroux of CBC, in Japan since mid-July covering both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, was poolside to gather initial reactions from Danielle Dorris after her gold medal and world record performance in the S7 50m butterfly.



Canadian athletes have been returning home over the last few days following the conclusion of their events, and for Amy Burk of the women’s goalball team family was waiting.



A post shared by Amy Burk (@burkamy7)


Canada’s chef de mission Stephanie Dixon salutes the parents of Canada’s Paralympians.



Greg Stewart and Brent Lakatos were probably swapping medal stories when this photo was taken.



Student journalists from Centennial College in Toronto have provided blanket coverage of the Games so far that you can check out at Here are a couple of outstanding pieces.