Rousell makes Paralympics, July 9, 2021

Asquith’s Ryan Rousell is one of four wheelchair fencers nominated to compete at the Tokyo Paralympics in August.  

Rousell is part of the largest group of para fencers sent to the Games by Canada and is currently ranked 15th in the world in the men’s A category in the sabre event. He will also suit up in the epee event. 

“I am very excited and proud to finally be going to Tokyo!” said Rousell. “This is my first Paralympic Games, and I am looking forward to experiencing Team Canada. Thank you to my family and coaches who helped me get to this moment.” 

Saskatoon’s Lynn Sequin will also be travelling with the Canadian squad as a team manager. 

 Wheelchair fencing competition will take place from August 25 to 29 in Tokyo.    

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3 Comments on “Rousell makes Paralympics

  1. The town of Asquith is very proud of Ryan Rousell. Ryan grew up on a farm here, graduated from Lord Asquith High School and learned to fence at the Asquith Fencing Club starting at age 7. Ryan is still a member of our club, training weekly for the Paralympics.

  2. Actually Ryan Rousell is from Asquith, not Saskatoon.

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