Canada at the 2016 Summer Paralympics

Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its capital is Ottawa.

Canada has been taking part in the Summer Paralympics since 1968.

Canada will once again compete at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 7 to 18 September 2016.

So far, Canada has participated in 12 Summer Paralympics Games, and has won 347 Gold, 289 Silver and 311 Bronze medals.

Canada at the 2016 Summer Paralympics

I am sure people of Canada would be eager to know about Athletes / Participants taking part in Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Canada Athletes Participating in Rio 2016 Summer Paralympics:

Boccia -

Details Awaited

Cycling -

Men

  • Daniel Chalifour and pilot Jean-Michel Lachance
  • Tristen Chernove
  • Charles Moreau
  • Michael Sametz
  • Ross Wilson

Women

  • Nicole Clermont
  • Marie-Ève Croteau
  • Shelley Gautier
  • Marie-Claude Molnar
  • Robbi Weldon and pilot Audrey Lemieux

Equestrian -

Details Awaited

Goalball -

  • Men Team
  • Women Team

Paracanoeing -

  • Christine Gauthier – Women’s KL2

Rowing -

Details Awaited

Sailing -

Details Awaited

Sitting Volleyball -

  • Chantal Beauchesne
  • Angelena Dolezar
  • Danielle Ellis
  • Leanne Muldrew
  • Jennifer Oakes
  • Shacarra Orr
  • Heidi Peters
  • Tessa Popoff
  • Amber Skyrpan
  • Felicia Voss-Shafiq
  • Jolan Wong
  • Katelyn Wright

Swimming -

  • Aurelie Ricard – Women’s 50m Freestyle S10

Wheelchair basketball -

  • Men Team
  • Women Team

Wheelchair rugby -

Details Awaited

Wheelchair tennis -

  • Philippe Bedard – Men’s Single

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