Tag: Nikita Ens

Paralympics Total Recap

With Day 12 of competition and the Closing Ceremony taking place on the same day, the Tokyo Paralympics have officially come to an end with Canada capturing 21 medals overall, including five gold, 10 silver and six bronze. Four of those silvers belonged to… Continue Reading “Paralympics Total Recap”

Paralympics Day 6 Recap

Men’s wheelchair basketball defeats Colombia, secures quarter-final sport The Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball team wrapped up round robin play on Day 6 of the Paralympics, defeating Colombia 63-52 to give them their second win of the tournament as well as spot in the quarterfinals.… Continue Reading “Paralympics Day 6 Recap”

Paralympics Day 5 Recap

Men’s wheelchair basketball team picks up first win at Games With a 74-64 victory against the Republic of Korea, the Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball team, including Regina’s Nik Goncin and Garrett Ostepchuk, secured their first win of the Tokyo Paralympics. The two teams battled… Continue Reading “Paralympics Day 5 Recap”

Paralympics Day 4 Recap

Ens sets Canadian record in Paralympic debut It was a record-breaking performance for Nikita Ens on Day 4 of the Paralympics as the Meadow Lake Para swimmer finished the women’s SM3 150-metre individual medley in a time of 4:34.01 seconds, setting a new Canadian… Continue Reading “Paralympics Day 4 Recap”

Ens making debut

Para swimmer Nikita Ens, who hails from Meadow Lake, is making her Paralympic debut in Tokyo starting on Day 4 with the SM4 150-metre individual medley. She’ll also be competing in S3 50-m backstroke and the S3 100-m freestyle later in the Games. This… Continue Reading “Ens making debut”

Sask at Paralympics

Saskatchewan will send its largest contingent in history to the Paralympic Summer Games with 20 individuals from the province who will represent Canada in Tokyo Aug. 24 to Sept. 5. The Saskatchewan group includes eight athletes, four coaches, two support staff, four officials and… Continue Reading “Sask at Paralympics”

Ens Family Story

Canadian Paralympic Committee, May 14, 2021Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee Nikita Ens and her mom are close. Affectionately referred to as “Mama Bear’, Ens and her mom, Monica, shared their story with the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC). “First I’ll just say that Niki is… Continue Reading “Ens Family Story”

Newkirk, Ens nominated

Swimming Canada, May 11, 2021  Nikita Ens is among seven athletes announced Tuesday by Swimming Canada as provisional nominees to the Paralympic team.  Swimming Canada’s Para swimming Selection Committee made the decision after the cancellation of the Paralympic Swimming Trials slated for June. The seven swimmers… Continue Reading “Newkirk, Ens nominated”