Paralympics Day 7 Recap

Shaw finishes fourth in time trial

Midale Para cyclist Keely Shaw looked to claim her second medal of the Paralympics on Day 7 as she competed in the road cycling time trial.

Shaw clocked a time of 42 minutes and 11.09 seconds in the event, which unfortunately put her just under a minute behind the third-place finisher and off the podium.

Highlights from Day 7 Para cycling including Midale’s Keely Shaw. Canadian Paralympic Committee.

Shaw has one more event at the Games, the road race, which is scheduled for Day 9.

Newkirk back in the pool for Canada

Saskatoon Para swimmer Shelby Newkirk was back in the water on Day 7 of the Games after first competing on the opening day.

This time around, Newkirk competed in the women’s S7 100-metre freestyle, finishing her heat in a time of one minutes and 19.06 seconds. The time was not fast enough for her to advance to the event final.

Newkirk will wrap up her Games’ experience on Day 10 when she competes in the women’s S6 100-m backstroke. She won silver in the event at the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships.

Paralympic Notes: Read the full Day 7 recap on Paralympic.ca…Para athletics sprinter Zachary Gingras earned Canada’s fifth bronze medal of the Games, racing the men’s T38 400-metre in a time of 50.85 seconds…Canada’s medal count: 13 (1 Gold, 7 Silver, 5 Bronze).

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