Tag: Wheelchair Fencing

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 2 Recap

Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball team suffers opening game loss It was a tough start to the Paralympic Games for the men’s wheelchair basketball team as they were defeated by Spain 78-41 on Day 2. While Spain only outscored the Canadians 18-14 and 15-10 in… Continue Reading “Paralympics Day 2 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”

Rousell ready for Tokyo

I feel like I’m as prepared as I possibly can be at this time and hopefully prepared enough to be able to do well on the international stage. Ryan Rousell, Wheelchair fencer Written by Matt Johnson for Sask Sport When wheelchair fencing begins on… Continue Reading “Rousell ready for Tokyo”

Rousell makes Paralympics

Paralympic.ca, 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… Continue Reading “Rousell makes Paralympics”