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.
Here’s a quick look at some recent updates:
Paralympic Games gold medallist Greg Stewart receives a very big hug as he arrives home.
One track star salutes another track star.
And a London 2012 Paralympic medallist in boccia honours this year’s boccia team.
I am proud of my past teammates.— Josh Vander Vies (@joshvandervies) September 3, 2021
Thank you for representing Canada on the international boccia courts in the ups as well as the downs. Incredible shots - boccia, and video. @BocciaAlison @Boccia_Canada #TeamCanada https://t.co/ODRt3VDmUo
Canada’s blade runner Marissa Papaconstantinou made her national team debut at 16 and just five years later, she’s a Paralympic Games medallist.
Grateful is an understatement. 100m Bronze Medalist 🇨🇦🥉 pic.twitter.com/ZpNTPiwPEh— Marissa Paps (@marissa_paps) September 3, 2021
The Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball team showed a giant improvement over its 2016 showing with Nik Goncin among the leaders.