Canada at the 1976 Winter Paralympics

Canada competed at the inaugural 1976 Winter Paralympics in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden, 21 to 28 February 1976. Canada sent a team of six athletes (five men and one woman) in both sporting events: alpine skiing and cross-country skiing.[1]

Canada at the
1976 Winter Paralympics
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
IPC codeCAN
NPCCanadian Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.paralympic.ca
in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
21-28 February 1976
Competitors6 in 2 sports
Medals
Ranked 9th
Gold
2
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
4
Winter Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold John Gow Alpine skiing Men's slalom IV A
  Gold Lorna Manzer Cross-country skiing Women's short distance 5 km II
  Bronze Lorna Manzer Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom II
  Bronze Lorna Manzer Alpine skiing Women's slalom II

Alpine skiingEdit

Men[2]
Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Rod Blackie Slalom I 2:01.71 12
Gerry Butterfield Slalom II 2:32.87 13
John Gow Slalom IV A 1:36.13  
Don McGregor Giant slalom I 4:26.41 11
Brent Munroe Giant slalom I 4:09.43 10
Women[2]
Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Lorna Manzer Giant slalom II 2:40.36  
Slalom II 3:37.09  

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men[3]
Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Brent Munroe Short distance 5 km II 38:59.0 17
Women[3]
Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Lorna Manzer Short distance 5 km II 49:40.0  

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Participation Numbers: Örnsköldsvik 1976 Paralympic Winter Games". International Paralympic Committee. Paralympic.org. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b "IPC Historical Results Archive: Alpine Skiing at the Örnsköldsvik 1976 Paralympic Winter Games". International Paralympic Committee. Paralympic.org. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  3. ^ a b "IPC Historical Results Archive: Cross-Country at the Örnsköldsvik 1976 Paralympic Winter Games". International Paralympic Committee. Paralympic.org. Retrieved 12 March 2018.

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