For the second time of the Tokyo Paralympics Aurélie Rivard won a gold medal while breaking her own world record.
After a fourth place finish in the sam event in Rio 2016, Alec Elliot set a personal best twice in one day in the 100-metre butterfly
In his Paralympic debut, 17-year-old Nicholas Bennett set four Canadian records, finishing seventh in the 200-m individual medley.
On Tuesday there is a chance to increase the medal count with four promising swimmers, racing to qualify for the finals.
The St-Augustin, Que. native broke her personal best not once, but twice in the same day as she sped to the end of the 100-metre freestyle S7 final on Tuesday.
With four days of swimming competition left, Canada has nine swimmers competing on Tuesday in Tokyo.
Danielle Dorris has captured silver in the women’s 100-meter backstroke S7 with a time of 1:21.91.
Canada’s efforts were rewarded with a bronze medal when the U.S. and Great Britain were disqualified from the Paralympic race for leaving their blocks before teammates touched the wall.
Aurélie Rivard broke her own world record twice in one day to secure Canada’s first gold medal of the Paralympic Games
Tammy Cunnington and Nikita Ens might have what it takes to win a medal. Both will race to qualify for the women’s 150-metre individual medley finals.