Update: Canadians in equestrian, shooting, and rowing

Barwick fourth in dressage

Lauren Barwick & Sandrino doing arena familiarization. They placed in 6th in the Dressage Event Jon Stroud Media/Equestrian Canada

Canadians in a number of sports have produced personal bests and strong performances.

Here’s a catch-up on some events you may not have seen.


Equestrian events took place over the weekend, with some Canadians competing.

Lauren Barwick of Canada and her horse, Sandrino, placed sixth in the Dressage Individual Freestyle Test Grade III.

Denmark’s Tobias Thorning Jorgensen, riding Jolene Hill, took home the gold medal, with Natasha Baker of Great Britain on Keystone Dawn Chorus taking silver, and Cathrin Ann Lubbe of Norway, riding La Costa Majlund, grabbing the bronze.


Another sport that concluded over the weekend was rowing.

Canada’s squad, consisting of Bayleigh Hooper, Andrew Todd, Victoria Nolan, Kyle Fredrickson, and Laura Court finished second in the B Final of the PR3 Mixed Coxed Four – PR3Mix4+.

Great Britain won the gold medal, with the United States grabbing the silver and France taking home the bronze.


The shooting events began on Monday in Tokyo.

Canada’s Doug Blessin and Lyne Tremblay failed to qualify for the final of the R4 – Mixed 10m Air Rife Standing SH2 Final.

Sweden’s Philip Jonsson took him the gold medal with Francek Gorazd Tirsek of Slovenia and Italy’s Andrea Liverani getting the silver and bronze medals respectively.

What’s next?

In Shooting, Blessin and Tremblay look to qualify for the R5 – Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2. The event gets underway Tuesday evening 10:30 P.M./Wednesday Morning 11:30 A.M. JST.

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Posted: Aug 30 2021 3:45 pm
Filed under: Equestrian Parasports Rowing Shooting Sports Tokyo Paralympics