Canadian Paralympians at Tokyo 2020

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Canadian Paralympians are ready for their moment in the spotlight as the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics take place August 24 to September 5, 2021. A total of 128 athletes, including guides, have been officially named to the Tokyo 2020 Canadian Paralympic Team.

Canada will be competing in 18 sports in Tokyo: wheelchair basketball (23 athletes), Para swimming (19), Para athletics (16), wheelchair rugby (12), sitting volleyball (11), Para cycling (9), Para rowing (7), goalball (6), boccia (4), Para equestrian (4), Para triathlon (4), wheelchair fencing (4), Para canoe (3), Shooting Para sport (2), Para archery (1), Para badminton (1), Para judo (1), and wheelchair tennis (1). The team will be supported in Tokyo by 113 coaches and support staff.

Canadian Paralympians at Tokyo 2020

Canadian Paralympians at Tokyo 2020

Paralympic Athletes from BC:

GoalballMaryam Salehizadeh
Para AthleticsNathan Riech
Para AthleticsLiam Stanley
Para AthleticsGreg Stewart
Para AthleticsAmy Watt
Para CyclingTristen Chernove
Para RowingJessye Brockway
Para RowingKyle Fredrickson
Para SwimmingNicholas Bennett
Para SwimmingDanielle Kisser
Sitting VolleyballDanielle Ellis
Sitting VolleyballFelicia Voss-Shafiq
Shooting Para SportDoug Blessin
Wheelchair BasketballKady Dandeneau
Wheelchair BasketballTara Llanes
Para EquestrianLauren Barwick
Wheelchair RugbyByron Green
Wheelchair RugbyTrevor Hirschfield
Wheelchair BasketballBo Hedges
Wheelchair BasketballDeion Green

View the full Team Canada roster here.

Audiences across the country will be able to watch their favourite athletes compete and discover their new Paralympic heroes with comprehensive coverage. will be the hub of all things Canadian Paralympic Team, while live coverage will be available from the Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium, including broadcast partners CBC/Radio-Canada, AMI, and Sportsnet, and digital partners Twitter, Facebook, and MXZN. The complete broadcast schedule, which will include primetime coverage for the first time, and details on how to watch will be announced closer to the start of the Games.   

Follow the Canadian Paralympic Team on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook for updates.

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