Tokyo 2020 Social Check-in: Rivard shares thrill of victory

Canadian Paralympic Committee

August 28, 2021

Ouellet and Tuomela describe gutsy performances


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: 

Aurélie Rivard produces the race of her life in her golden 100-m freestyle world record time.



Alison Levine shows off her umbrella holder invented by her father after her opening victory in the BC4 boccia competition.



Jessica Tuomela talks about her gutsy performance in the Para triathlon with her guide Marianne Hogan.



Sport Canada is posting features daily on Canada’s Paralympians in distinct black and white footage which was recorded at the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s media summit in early 2020.



Visually impaired runner Guillaume Ouellet was hoping for a better result but he was pleased with his race strategy. ‘’I’ve never raced in such hot conditions.’’

A great moment for Canadian wheelchair tennis player Rob Shaw to compete at his first Paralympic Games.



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