Tokyo 2020 Social Check-in: Greg Stewart’s coach reacts to gold medal

Canadian Paralympic Committee

September 01, 2021

Triumph and tears for Canada


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: 

Marty Hastings, a reporter for Kamloops This Week retrieved initial reactions from Greg Stewart’s coach Dylan Armstrong after his star pupil won Paralympic gold in the shotput Wednesday.





Greg Stewart wasn’t only busy winning a gold medal on Wednesday. He was also shouting encouragement to his compatriots as they raced on the track!



And the congratulatory messages are just starting to pour in for Para swimmer Aurélie Rivard who won her second gold and fourth medal of the Games.



Did you know Zachary Gingras, a bronze medallist Tuesday in the T38 400m, is a former member of Canada’s Para soccer team? His soccer coach as well as teammate Nate Riech sent him messages of congratulations.




Cindy Ouellet summed it up succinctly.

For Canadian paddler Brianna Hennessy, competing at the Paralympic Games promises to be an emotional experience.



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