Tag: Shelby Newkirk

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 10 Recap

Newkirk finishes fourth, sets Canadian record In her final event of the Tokyo Paralympics, the women’s S6 100-metre backstroke, Para swimmer Shelby Newkirk set a new Canadian record and claimed fourth in the race with a time of one minute and 21.79 seconds. “I… Continue Reading “Paralympics Day 10 Recap”

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… Continue Reading “Paralympics Day 7 Recap”

Paralympics Day 1 Recap

Shaw earns Canada’s first medal at the Tokyo Paralympics With a time of 3:48.342 seconds, Midale’s Keely Shaw set a personal best and defeated Australia’s Meg Lemon to capture bronze in the track Para cycling women’s C4 3,000-metre individual pursuit on Day 1 of… Continue Reading “Paralympics Day 1 Recap”

Paralympics Opening Ceremonies

Paralympics.ca, August 24, 2021 The Tokyo Paralympic Games officially kicked off with Para judoka Priscilla Gagné carrying the flag for Canada at the Opening Ceremony. The focus now turns to competition with three Saskatchewan athletes set to compete on Day 1 in Tokyo. Five… Continue Reading “Paralympics Opening Ceremonies”

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”

Newkirk, Ens at Paralympics

Paralympic.ca, July 15, 2021 Saskatchewan Para swimmers Shelby Newkirk and Nikita Ens were among 19 names announced by the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Swimming Canada who will be competing at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo.   Newkirk and Ens will be among the seven on the team making their… Continue Reading “Newkirk, Ens at Paralympics”

Newkirk has sights set

Para swimmer Shelby Newkirk keeps Paralympic dream alive with silver medal at World Para Swimming Championship Ryan Flaherty, Global Saskatoon, October 23, 2019Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee Saskatoon’s Shelby Newkirk is ready with eyes forward to the 2020 Paralympic Games. The 23-year-old para swimmer… Continue Reading “Newkirk has sights set”