Archive for the ‘Sports/Paralympics’ Category

The secret to Ukraine’s Paralympic success

Monday, October 7th, 2019
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At the 2016 Paralympics in Rio, Ukraine won the third most medals. The result was the best yet for a country that since 1996 has moved up the medals table faster than any country in Paralympic history.

‘It was a mix of feelings’: Rivard reflects on performance at para swimming worlds

Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Canadian swimmer Aurelie Rivard won two gold, one silver and two bronze at the recent para swimming championships to bring her career total to 14 world medals.

Katarina Roxon, Canadian relay team shine on final day of para swim championships

Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Canada added two more medals to its tally on the final day of the world para swimming championships in London, England on Saturday.

Canada’s medal count continues to soar at para swimming championships

Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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Canada’s medal count at the world para swimming championships stands at 12 after James Leroux and Aurélie Rivard swam to medals at the biennial event being held in London, England on Saturday.

Canada’s Tess Routliffe snags bronze at para swimming worlds

Friday, September 13th, 2019
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Canada's Tess Routliffe earned a personal best and a spot on the podium at the world para swimming championships. The 20-year-old swimmer grabbed bronze in the 200-metre individual medley on Friday with a time of two minutes, 58.06 seconds.

Aurelie Rivard earns 2nd gold medal at para swimming championships

Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Aurelie Rivard just keeps winning. The 23-year-old picked up her second gold medal of the world para swimming championships on Thursday when she swam a 59.83 seconds in the 100-metre freestyle s10.

Van Wyck-Smart leads Canadian medal haul at para swimming worlds

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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The Canadian team shifted into high gear on Day 3 of the 2019 world para swimming championships with an impressive medal and record haul. 

Canada’s Nicolas-Guy Turbide captures 1st world para swimming medal

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Nicolas-Guy Turbide ??????claimed silver in the men’s 100-metre backstroke S13 Tuesday evening at the 2019 world para swimming championships, marking his first podium finish in his third career appearance at the biennial event.

Canada’s Aurélie Rivard kicks off para swimming championships with gold

Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Canada's Aurélie Rivard added one more milestone to her remarkable resumé on Monday, thanks to a gold-medal performance in the 50-metre freestyle S10 on the opening night of the 2019 world para swimming championships in London. 

Watch the World Para Swimming Championships

Monday, September 9th, 2019
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CBC Sports is providing a free live stream of the World Para Swimming Championships from London, England. The event runs from Sept. 9-15 with daily coverage beginning at 1 p.m. ET.