Archive for the ‘Sports/Paralympics’ Category

Tristen Chernove collects 2 silver medals at para-cycling track worlds

Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

Tristen Chernove of Cranbrook, B.C., came up half a bike length short on Saturday, finishing second to Maurice Eckhard of Spain in the men’s C2 final omnium race at the para-cycling track world championships in Milton, Ont.

Canada’s Brian McKeever skies to gold at para-nordic World Cup

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Brian McKeever overcame slushy conditions to won a gold medal Wednesday at a Para-Nordic World Cup stop.

Canada’s Brian McKeever takes silver at para-nordic World Cup

Monday, January 13th, 2020
XXC McKeever Laureus Award 20190214

Brian McKeever sprinted to the silver medal in the men's visually impaired category Monday at a para-nordic World Cup stop.

Canada’s Collin Cameron takes silver in sit-ski at para-nordic World Cup

Sunday, January 12th, 2020
Pyeongchang Paralympics Biathlon

Canadian sit-skier Collin Cameron sprinted to the silver medal on Sunday at the Para-Nordic World Cup in Dresden, Germany.

Canada’s Paralympians soared to new heights in the 2010s

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

Canada easily earned its best decade of Winter Paralympics results ever, and capped it off by blowing away the previous single Games record with 28 medals in Pyeongchang. Its 10 gold medals in Vancouver still stands as the national mark. Oh, and there were 60 Summer Paralympics medals mixed in, too.

Canada’s Auré​​​​​​​lie Rivard breaks para swimming world record in 400m freestyle

Sunday, December 1st, 2019

Auré???????lie Rivard of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., broke her second para swimming world record in as many days Sunday, clocking four minutes 26.69 seconds in the women's 400-metre freestyle S10.

Canada’s Riech wins gold, Stewart silver at final day of para athletic worlds

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Canadian Nate Riech set a championship record and won gold in the men's 1500m T38 Friday in Dubai on the final day of the para athletic world championships.

Austin Ingram sets Canadian record in 100m T13, finishes 4th at World Para Athletics Championships

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
Austin Ingram

Canadian Austin Ingram set a national record with a time of 10.99 seconds in finishing fourth in the men's 100m T13 at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai on Wednesday.

Brent Lakatos wins 2nd gold, Renee Foessel takes bronze at World Para Athletic Championships

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Canadian Brent Lakatos captured his second gold at the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai on Saturday in the men's 800m T53 Final Tuesday with a mark of 1:40.59.

Canadian Brent Lakatos takes silver, 2nd medal at World Para Athletics Championships

Saturday, November 9th, 2019

Brent Lakatos won silver in the Men's 400 T53 Final at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai on Friday, adding to a gold won on Friday.