The U of T Varsity Blues women’s swim team is in prime position to compete for the USports national Swimming Championship.
Just over a week ago, 128 of Canada’s finest para-athletes began their quest for glory in Tokyo. In a Paralympic Games like no other, the ascent to the mountaintop would be different – no…
Danielle Dorris won her second medal of the Games in the 50m butterfly S7, breaking the previous world record twice in one day
Over a week and a half, she captured a quarter of Canada’s total medal count, gathering two golds, a silver and two bronzes, the first-place finishes being in the 100- and 400-metre freestyles.
Danielle Dorris captured Canada’s fourth gold medal of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, adding to her own trophy case along with the silver she won earlier in the Games.
On the final day of competition in the pool Canada looks to add to their medal count, with eight swimmers in action.
St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Que. native qualified for the final with a time of 1:11.11. During the final, she secured a personal best of 1:08.94.
A silver medal in Rio 2016 secured hope for success in Tokyo, but that all came crashing down with the weight bar that fell on her in June.
The Canadian swimming team had five para-athletes competing for podium spots Wednesday at the Tokyo Aquatic Centre. Three ended up making the finals in their respective events, with Aurelie Rivard taking her second gold medal.
For the second time of the Tokyo Paralympics Aurélie Rivard won a gold medal while breaking her own world record.