Tokyo 2020 Social Check-in: Danielle Dorris celebrates silver

Canadian Paralympic Committee

August 30, 2021

Coaches proud of their athletes


The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games is finally 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: 

Camille Bérubé is the first to hug Danielle Dorris after her silver medal in the S7 100-m backstroke.



Para swimmer Tammy Cunnington came to Tokyo with a job to do and she is delivering the goods.



Patrick Anderson sent a message through Instagram prior to Monday’s win against Colombia. The Canadians have now won two in a row and are on a roll heading into the quarterfinals.



So close for six-time Paralympian Karen Van Nest in Para archery. She lost her round of 16 match by only two points to defending silver medallist Lin Yueshan of China.



Canada’s chef de mission Stephanie Dixon found a Canadian team member who’s a Harry Potter fan.



Katarina Roxon and her teammates on the 4X100-m freestyle relay that won bronze received a special message from Katarina’s dad and her coach Leonard Roxon.



In his Games debut, Danik Allard missed qualifying for the BC2 playoff round in boccia, but his coach Simon Larouche was immensely proud predicting a great future for his 20-year-old pupil.



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