Tag: Sitting Volleyball

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 11 Recap

Canada loses bronze to Brazil in women’s sitting volleyball The Canadian women’s sitting volleyball team, including Melfort’s Julie Kozun, lost to Brazil 3-1 in the bronze medal match of Day 11 of the Paralympics. Brazil won the opening set 25-15, but the red and… Continue Reading “Paralympics Day 11 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 8 Recap

Women’s sitting volleyball team advances to semifinals Melfort’s Julie Kozun and the rest of the Canadian women’s sitting volleyball team are bound for the semifinals after defeating Japan in three straight sets (25-19, 25-15 and 25-20) in their final preliminary game on Day 8… Continue Reading “Paralympics Day 8 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 3 Recap

Canadian women’s sitting volleyball team lose opener 3-2 Melfort attacker Julie Kozun and the Canadian women’s sitting volleyball team got their first action of the Paralympic Games on Day 3 and unfortunately it ended in a 3-2 loss to Brazil. Canada won the first… Continue Reading “Paralympics Day 3 Recap”

Kozun headed for Tokyo

Julie Kozun will be making her Paralympic debut with the Canadian women’s sitting volleyball team at the Tokyo Games running Aug. 24 to Sept. 5.  Kozun, who is the youngest member on the Canadian squad, helped the team to earn its Games’ spot at a last-chance qualifier… Continue Reading “Kozun headed for Tokyo”

Kozun at Paralympics

Paralympics.ca, July 22, 2021Photo credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee Melfort’s Julie Kozun was among the 11 athletes named to represent Canada in women’s sitting volleyball by the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Volleyball Canada at the Tokyo Paralympic Games next month.  All 11 athletes are returning from the bronze… Continue Reading “Kozun at Paralympics”

Sitting volleyball Paralympic Qualifier

Canada is one of five teams vying for a spot at the Paralympics Sport Nova Scotia, January 14, 2020 Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee Halifax – From Feb. 26 to Feb. 29, 2020 Halifax will be hosting the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Sitting Volleyball Qualifier. This… Continue Reading “Sitting volleyball Paralympic Qualifier”