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Canada at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

Canada sent a delegation to compete at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing. 143 Canadian athletes competed in 17 sports.[1] Canada also sent several officials to the games, including Tara Grieve in boccia and Andrew Smith in rowing.[2] Canada finished seventh on the medal table at the Beijing games after finishing third on the medal table at the 2004 Summer Paralympics (behind China and Great Britain).[3] Swimmer Donovan Tildesley, a world record-holder and medalist at the 2000 and 2004 Paralympics, was the country's flag bearer at the opening ceremony.[4] The delegation is headed by Chef de Mission Debbie Low.[1]

Canada at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Canada.svg
IPC codeCAN
NPCCanadian Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.paralympic.ca
in Beijing
Competitors143 in 17 sports
Flag bearer Donovan Tildesley
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold
19
Silver
10
Bronze
21
Total
50
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

Chantal Petitclerc ties the 5 gold medal record at a single Games for a Canadian, repeating the feat she performed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics, and tying Stephanie Dixon, who set the record at the 2000 Summer Paralympics.[5]

Contents

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Chantal Petitclerc Athletics Women's 100 m - T54 7th
  Gold Valerie Grand'Maison Swimming Women's 100 m butterfly - S13 7th
  Gold Valerie Grand'Maison Swimming Women's 400 m freestyle - S13 8th
  Gold Dean Bergeron Athletics Men's 200 m - T52 10th
  Gold Lauren Barwick Equestrian Individual freestyle test - Grade II 10th
  Gold Valerie Grand'Maison Swimming Women's 100 m freestyle - S13 10th
  Gold Michelle Stilwell Athletics Women's 200 m - T52 11th
  Gold Chantal Petitclerc Athletics Women's 400 m - T54 12th
  Gold Chelsey Gotell Swimming Women's 200 m individual medley - SM13 12th
  Gold Dean Bergeron Athletics Men's 100 m - T52 13th
  Gold Paul Tingley Sailing 1-person keelboat (2.4mR) 13th
  Gold Stéphanie Dixon Swimming Women's 100 m backstroke - S9 13th
  Gold Earle Connor Athletics Men's 100 m - T42 14th
  Gold Chantal Petitclerc Athletics Women's 200 m - T54 14th
  Gold Chantal Petitclerc Athletics Women's 800 m - T54 14th
  Gold Anne Polinario Swimming Women's 50 m freestyle - S10 14th
  Gold Chelsey Gotell Swimming Women's 100 m backstroke - S13 14th
  Gold Michelle Stilwell Athletics Women's 100 m - T52 15th
  Gold Chantal Petitclerc Athletics Women's 1500 m - T54 16th
  Silver Kirby Cote Swimming Women's 100 m butterfly - S13 7th
  Silver Lauren Barwick Equestrian Individual championship test - Grade II 8th
  Silver Chelsey Gotell Swimming Women's 100 m freestyle - S13 10th
  Silver Stéphanie Dixon Swimming Women's 200 m individual medley - SM9 11th
  Silver Diane Roy Athletics Women's 5000 m - T54 12th
  Silver Stéphanie Dixon Swimming Women's 400 m freestyle - S9 12th
  Silver Kirby Cote Swimming Women's 200 m individual medley - SM13 12th
  Silver Valerie Grand'Maison Swimming Women's 100 m backstroke - S13 14th
  Silver Valerie Grand'Maison Swimming Women's 50 m freestyle - S13 15th
  Silver Men's Wheelchair Basketball Team
Patrick Anderson Joey Johnson
Jaimie Borisoff Adam Lancia
Abditatch Dini Ross Norton
David Durepos Richard Peter
David Eng Yvon Rouillard
Robert Hedges Chris Stoutenberg
Basketball Men's tournament 16th
  Bronze Jean Quevillon Cycling Men's individual pursuit - CP 3 7th
  Bronze Chelsey Gotell Swimming Women's 100 m butterfly - S13 7th
  Bronze Stéphanie Dixon Swimming Women's 100 m freestyle - S9 8th
  Bronze Chelsey Gotell Swimming Women's 400 m freestyle - S13 8th
  Bronze Stefanie Reid Athletics Women's 200 m - T44 9th
  Bronze Benoit Huot Swimming Men's 100 m freestyle - S10 9th
  Bronze Benoit Huot Swimming Men's 200 m individual medley - SM10 11th
  Bronze Donovan Tildesley Swimming Men's 400 m freestyle - S11 11th
  Bronze Dean Bergeron Athletics Men's 400 m - T52 12th
  Bronze Kyle Pettey Athletics Men's shot put - F33/34/52 12th
  Bronze Ilana Duff Athletics Women's 100 m - T53 12th
  Bronze Diane Roy Athletics Women's 400 m - T54 12th
  Bronze Valerie Grand'Maison Swimming Women's 200 m individual medley - SM13 12th
  Bronze Andre Beaudoin Athletics Men's 100 m - T52 13th
  Bronze John Scott McRoberts
Stacie Louttit
Sailing 2-person keelboat (SKUD18) 13th
  Bronze Diane Roy Athletics Women's 800 m - T54 14th
  Bronze Genevieve Ouellet
Mathilde Hupin
Cycling Women's individual road race B&VI 1-3 14th
  Bronze Benoit Huot Swimming Men's 50 m freestyle - S10 14th
  Bronze Jason Dunkerley Athletics Men's 1500 m - T11 15th
  Bronze Benoit Huot Swimming Men's 400 m freestyle - S10 15th
  Bronze Wheelchair Rugby Team
Ian Chan Say Luangkhamdeng
Jason Crone Daniel Paradis
Jared Funk Erika Schmutz
Garett Hickling Patrice Simard
Trevor Hirschfield Mike Whitehead
Fabien Lavoie David Willsie
Rugby Mixed - Open 16th

SportsEdit

ArcheryEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Kevin Evans Men's individual compound open 675 9 Bye   Nazar (UKR)
W 110-109
  Stubbs (GBR)
L 110-111
Did not advance
Norbert Murphy Men's individual compound W1 627 5   Lear (USA)
W 98-75
  Kinnunen (FIN)
L 97-111
Did not advance

WomenEdit

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Lyne Tremblay Women's individual recurve W1/W2 317 20   Kuncova (CZE)
L 49-84
Did not advance

AthleticsEdit

Men's trackEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Jeff Adams T54 400m DNS Did not advance
1500m DSQ Did not advance
Andre Beaudoin T52 100m N/A 17.77  
200m N/A 32.07 4
400m 1:02.66 6 Q N/A 1:05.58 8
800m 2:08.69 7 q N/A 2:08.54 7
Dean Bergeron T52 100m N/A 17.47 PR  
200m N/A 30.81 PR  
400m 59.16 PR 1 Q N/A 1:00.43  
800m 1:59.59 5 q N/A 2:02.01 6
Josh Cassidy T54 800m 1:40.54 18 Did not advance
1500m 3:09.93 11 Q 3:09.45 14 Did not advance
5000m 10:15.11 4 q N/A 10:26.15 10
Jean Paul Compaore T54 400m 49.42 11 q 58.75 16 Did not advance
800m 1:36.66 3 Q 1:35.43 9 Did not advance
Earle Connor T42 100m N/A 12.32 PR  
Jason Dunkerley T11 1500m 4:15:65 2 Q N/A 4:12.53  
Jon Dunkerley T11 100m 12.12 19 Did not advance
200m DSQ Did not advance
400m 54.59 7 q 54.27 7 Did not advance
Michel Filteau T54 1500m 3:09.50 10 q 3:20.01 26 Did not advance
5000m 11:01.20 26 Did not advance
Marathon N/A 1:28:13 16
Eric Gauthier T53 100m 18.19 13 Did not advance
200m 28.75 15 Did not advance
400m 55.94 17 Did not advance
800m 1:48.11 17 Did not advance
Clayton Gerein T52 Marathon N/A 2:08:04 6
Brent Lakatos T53 100m 15.26 3 Q N/A 15.21 6
200m 27.42 4 q N/A 27.44 5
400m 52.76 6 Q N/A 50.40 5
Mark Ledo T54 5000m 11:30.43 27 Did not advance
Marathon N/A DNF
Colin Mathieson T54 100m 15.15 16 Did not advance
200m 26.37 14 Did not advance
400m 49.81 15 q 51.69 12 Did not advance
Dustin Walsh T11 400m 55.48 11 Did not advance

Men's fieldEdit

Athlete Class Event Final
Result Points Rank
Kyle Pettey F33-34/52 Shot put 11.04 1023  

Women's trackEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Ilana Duff T53 100m 17.74 5 q N/A 17.69  
200m 32.03 5 Q N/A 31.47 5
400m 1:00.80 5 Q N/A 58.93 6
Tracey Ferguson T54 200m 32.70 8 Q N/A 31.66 8
1500m 3:36.11 11 Did not advance
5000m N/A 12:31.77 7
Jessica Matassa T54 200m 30.62 5 q N/A 30.14 5
400m 55.22 4 Q N/A 57.02 7
800m 1:58.60 9 Did not advance
Megan Muscat T37 100m 15.84 16 Did not advance
200m 33.63 14 Did not advance
Chantal Petitclerc T54 100m 16.07 PR 1 Q N/A 16.15  
200m 28.25 WR 1 Q N/A 27.52 WR  
400m 52.50 1 Q N/A 52.02  
800m 1:50.51 PR 1 Q N/A 1:45.19 WR  
1500m 3:29.87 1 Q N/A 3:39.88  
Stefanie Reid T44 100m 14.53 9 Did not advance
200m N/A 28.85  
Leah Robinson T37 100m 15.35 12 Did not advance
200m 31.85 10 Did not advance
Diane Roy T54 400m 54.88 3 Q N/A 54.72  
800m 1:57.53 7 Q N/A 1:48.07  
1500m 3:30.07 2 Q N/A 3:43.66 8
5000m N/A 12:29.08  
Marathon N/A 1:40:37 8
Michelle Stilwell T52 100m N/A 19.97 WR  
200m N/A 36.18 WR  

Women's fieldEdit

Athlete Class Event Final
Result Points Rank
Stefanie Reid F44 Long jump 4.61 - 5
Kris Vriend F35-36 Discus throw 17.46 811 7
Shot put 7.05 792 6

BocciaEdit

Athlete Event Preliminaries Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opponent Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Hanif Mawji Mixed individual BC1   Beltran (ESP) L 4-5 4 Did not advance
  Wang Y (CHN) L 2-3
  Villano (ARG) L 1-6
  Hawker (USA) W 3-2
Brock Richardson   Shelly (IRL) L 2-4 3 Did not advance
  Park J S (KOR) W 7-0
  Ibarbure (ARG) W 7-4
  Kitani (JPN) L 3-4
Adam Dukovich Mixed individual BC2   Uchida (JPN) L 4-5 2 Did not advance
  Ollikka (FIN) W 4-1
  Z Robinson (GBR) W 4-2
Tammy McLeod   Cordero (ESP) L 0-9 3 Did not advance
  Yan Z (CHN) L 1-5
  Koivuniemi (FIN) W 9-2
Paul Gauthier Mixed individual BC3   A Costa (POR) L 3-5 2 Q   Polychronidis (GRE)
L 3-6
Did not advance
  Y Martin (ESP) W 5-1
  Stavropoulou (GRE) W 9-1
Alison Kabush   Pesquera (ESP) W 5-1 2 Did not advance
  Raimundo (POR) L 3-4
  Michos (GRE) W 6-1
Monica Martino   Park K W (KOR) L 2-7 3 Did not advance
  Shen (CHN) L 4-5
  Punsnit (THA) W 3-2
Adam Dukovich
Hanif Mawji
Tammy McLeod
Brock Richardson
Team   Great Britain (GBR) L 6-7 3 Did not advance
  Argentina (ARG) L 2-6
Paul Gauthier
Alison Kabush
Monica Martino
Pairs BC3   South Korea (KOR) L 1-9 3 Did not advance
  Spain (ESP) L 1-9
  China (CHN) W 8-2

CyclingEdit

Men's roadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Mark Beggs Men's road race HC B 1:32:37 11
Men's road time trial HC B 23:41.60 10
Eric Bourgault Men's road race LC1/LC2/CP4 DNF
Men's road time trial LC2 38:58.26 9
Mark Breton Men's road race LC1/LC2/CP4 DNS
Men's road time trial LC1 38:15.21 11
Brayden McDougall Men's road race LC3/LC4/CP3 1:59:13 27
Men's road time trial CP3 DNF
Rico Morneau Men's road race HC B 1:32:09 9
Men's road time trial HC B 23:36.24 9
Jean Quevillon Men's road race LC3/LC4/CP3 1:54:03 24
Men's road time trial CP3 41:52.97 5
Daniel Chalifour
Alexandre Cloutier (pilot)
Men's road race B&VI1-3 2:18:04 7
Men's road time trial B&VI1-3 33:41.84 11
Stephane Cote
Pierre-Olivier Boily (pilot)
Men's road race B&VI1-3 2:17:53 6
Men's road time trial B&VI1-3 35:03.26 13
Brian Cowie
Devon Smibert
Men's road race B&VI1-3 2:29:27 15
Men's road time trial B&VI1-3 35:10.72 15

Men's trackEdit

Athlete Event Qualification 1st round Final
Time Rank Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Eric Bourgault Men's 1km time trial LC2 N/A 1:14.39 6
Men's individual pursuit LC2 5:09.49 5 Did not advance
Mark Breton Men's 1km time trial LC1 N/A 1:17.59 14
Men's individual pursuit LC1 5:12.36 12 Did not advance
Brayden McDougall Men's 1km time trial CP3 N/A 1:22.78 7
Jean Quevillon Men's 1km time trial CP3 N/A 1:21.35 6
Men's individual pursuit CP3 4:03.730 3 Q N/A   Eckhard (FRA)
W 4:03.277
 
Daniel Chalifour
Alexandre Cloutier (pilot)
Men's 1km time trial B&VI1-3 N/A 1:06.371 7
Men's individual pursuit B&VI1-3 4:25.554 3 Q N/A   Lindores (AUS)
  George (AUS)
L 4:28.171
4
Stephane Cote
Pierre-Olivier Boily (pilot)
Men's 1km time trial B&VI1-3 N/A 1:10.292 13
Men's individual pursuit B&VI1-3 4:41.677 10 Did not advance
Brian Cowie
Marina Girona (pilot - time trial)
Devon Smibert (pilot - ind. pursuit & sprint)
Men's 1km time trial B&VI1-3 N/A 1:07.721 8
Men's individual pursuit B&VI1-3 4:29.195 5 Did not advance
Men's sprint 11.373 5   Oshiro (JPN) /
  Takahashi (JPN)
L 0-2
5 5-8th place matches
  Delaney (IRL) /
  Peelo (IRL)
L 0-1
6
Mark Breton
Eric Bourgault
Jean Quevillon
Men's team sprint 56.183 6 Did not advance

Women's roadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Shauna White Women's road race HC A/B/C 1:17:10 4
Women's road time trial HC A/HC B/HC C 26:45.20 9
Genevieve Ouellet
Mathilde Hupin
Women's road race B&VI1-3 2:01:17  
Women's road time trial B&VI1-3 42:53.16 10

Women's trackEdit

Athlete Event Qualification 1st round Final
Time Rank Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Genevieve Ouellet
Mathilde Hupin
Women's 1km time trial B&VI1-3 N/A 1:15.639 6
Women's individual pursuit B&VI1-3 3:54.909 7 Did not advance

EquestrianEdit

Individual eventsEdit

Athlete Horse Event Total
Score Rank
Lauren Barwick Maile Mixed individual championship test grade II 68.454  
Mixed individual freestyle test grade II 72.776  
Karen Brain VDL Odette Mixed individual championship test grade IV 59.097 12
Mixed individual freestyle test grade IV 62.136 10
Eleonore Elstone Lutke Mixed individual championship test grade IV 59.807 11
Mixed individual freestyle test grade IV 60.683 12
Ashley Gowanlock Donnymaskell Mixed individual championship test grade Ib 63.714 7
Mixed individual freestyle test grade Ib 64.221 8
Jennifer McKenzie Valentine II Mixed individual championship test grade II 56.818 16
Mixed individual freestyle test grade II 56.389 16

TeamEdit

Athlete Horse Event Individual score Total
TT CT Total Score Rank
Lauren Barwick See above Team 67.619 68.454 136.073* 385.010 7
Eleonore Elstone 62.357 59.807 122.164*
Ashley Gowanlock 63.059 63.714 126.773*
Jennifer McKenzie 57.047 56.818 113.865

* - denotes score is counted towards the total team's score.

GoalballEdit

The men's and women's teams didn't win any medals; the men's team were knocked out by Lithuania in the quarter finals and the women's team didn't succeed to the semifinals.

Men's tournamentEdit

Players
Group B matches
Quarterfinals
5-8th classification
5/6th classification

Women's tournamentEdit

Players
Preliminary matches

JudoEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage
round 1
Repechage
round 2
Final/
Bronze medal contest
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Bill Morgan Men's 100kg   Lyivytskyi (UKR)
L 0000–0200
N/A Bye   Porter (USA)
L 0000-0200
Did not advance

RowingEdit

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Steve Daniel Men's single sculls 6:11.64 11 R 6:09.37 8 FB 5:56.48 5
Caitlin Renneson
Wilfredo More Wilson
Mixed double sculls 4:50.54 11 R 5:12.47 10 FB 4:54.08 5
Laura Comeau
Meghan Montgomery
Victoria Nolan
Scott Rand
Anthony Theriault
Mixed coxed four 3:43.72 7 R 3:48.76 3 FA 3:45.66 6

SailingEdit

Athlete Event Race Total points Net points
Total
Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Paul Tingley 2.4mR 1 1 5 2 (9) (9) 2 4 5 1 N/A 39 21  
John McRoberts
Stacie Louttit
Two person keelboat - SKUB 18 3 3 3 3 1 3 2 (8) (4) 3 Race Cancelled 33 21  
Ken Kelly
Don Terlson
Marc Shaw
Open three-person keelboat - Sonar 114 86 11

ShootingEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Total Rank
Christos Trifonidis Mixed 10m air rifle prone SH1 599 5 Q 104.8 703.8 4
Mixed 50m rifle prone SH1 584 15 Did not advance

WomenEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Total Rank
Karen Van Nest Women's 10m air pistol SH1 360 10 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Joe Barker SB8 100m breaststroke 1:21.52 9 Did not advance
Drew Christensen S8 100m backstroke 1:15.78 8 Q 1:15.49 8
100m butterfly 1:06.98 6 Q 1:07.74 6
50m freestyle 29.30 12 Did not advance
100m freestyle 1:06.14 15 Did not advance
400m freestyle 5:18.13 11 Did not advance
SM8 200m individual medley 2:37.86 4 Q 2:36.67 5
Devin Gotell S13 100m backstroke 1:07.46 7 Q 1:08.17 8
100m butterfly 1:09.37 17 Did not advance
400m freestyle 4:29.51 4 Q 4:28.73 7
SM13 200m individual medley 2:31.61 13 Did not advance
Brian Hill S13 100m backstroke 1:05.65 5 Q 1:05.52 5
100m butterfly 1:03.25 12 Did not advance
50m freestyle 26.84 17 Did not advance
100m freestyle 59.80 17 Did not advance
Benoît Huot S10 100m backstroke 1:03.85 3 Q 1:03.81 5
100m butterfly 59.68 2 Q 59.68 4
50m freestyle 24.84 3 Q 24.65  
100m freestyle 54.45 2 Q 54.26  
400m freestyle 4:25.96 6 Q 4:12.14  
SM10 200m individual medley 2:20.13 4 Q 2:15.22  
Donovan Tildesley S11 100m backstroke 1:12.62 4 Q 1:11.90 5
100m butterfly 1:11.03 7 Q 1:09.53 7
50m freestyle 28.13 5 Q 28.08 7
100m freestyle 1:02.14 4 Q 1:01.92 4
400m freestyle 4:57.54 4 Q 4:49.45  

WomenEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Andrea Cole S8 100m backstroke 1:39.26 10 Did not advance
100m butterfly 1:32.78 12 Did not advance
50m freestyle 37.41 14 Did not advance
100m freestyle 1:19.58 13 Did not advance
400m freestyle 5:35.51 5 Q 5:30.01 6
Kirby Cote S13 100m butterfly 1:07.21 1 Q 1:06.62  
50m freestyle N/A 28.08 4
100m freestyle 1:02.53 5 Q 1:00.95 4
SM13 200m individual medley N/A 2:28.65  
Stephanie Dixon S9 100m backstroke 1:10.85 1 Q 1:09.30 WR  
100m butterfly 1:11.18 3 Q 1:11.04 4
50m freestyle 30.98 7 Q 30.45 6
100m freestyle 1:06.03 8 Q 1:03.89  
400m freestyle 4:47.78 3 Q 4:39.73  
SM9 200m individual medley 2:40.01 2 Q 2:37.54  
Chelsey Gotell S13 100m backstroke 1:11.83 1 Q 1:09.09  
100m butterfly 1:07.91 3 Q 1:06.93  
50m freestyle N/A 28.26 6
100m freestyle 1:01.74 3 Q 1:00.26  
400m freestyle 4:44.05 3 Q 4:37.50  
SM13 200m individual medley N/A 2:28.15 WR  
Valerie Grand Maison S13 100m backstroke 1:13.11 4 Q 1:10.42  
100m butterfly 1:07.63 2 Q 1:06.49  
50m freestyle N/A 27.88  
100m freestyle 1:00.39 2 Q 58.87 WR  
400m freestyle 4:36.16 PR 1 Q 4:28.64 WR  
SM13 200m individual medley N/A 2:29.29  
Brittany Gray S9 100m butterfly 1:15.11 11 Did not advance
400m freestyle 5:01.29 7 Q 4:58.08 7
SB8 100m breaststroke 1:32.86 9 Did not advance
SM9 200m individual medley 2:46.58 8 Q 2:45.49 6
Laura Jensen S7 100m backstroke 1:34.12 7 Q 1:31.90 7
50m butterfly 48.07 12 Did not advance
50m freestyle 36.70 6 Q 36.10 6
100m freestyle N/A 1:18.65 6
400m freestyle 6:02.13 9 Did not advance
SB7 100m breaststroke N/A 1:56.33 8
SM7 200m individual medley 3:30.98 9 Did not advance
Steph McDougall SB6 100m breaststroke 1:56.10 8 Q 1:57.78 8
SM7 200m individual medley 3:46.26 11 Did not advance
Brianna Nelson S7 100m backstroke 1:29.96 4 Q 1:30.43 6
50m freestyle 37.76 8 Q 37.96 7
100m freestyle N/A 1:19.11 7
400m freestyle 6:01.16 8 Q 6:00.99 8
SB7 100m breaststroke N/A 1:54.35 7
SM7 200m individual medley DSQ Did not advance
Anne Polinario S10 100m backstroke 1:18.06 11 Did not advance
50m freestyle 29.29 2 Q 28.51  
100m freestyle 1:04.00 5 Q 1:04.01 5
Jacqueline Rennebohm S12 100m butterfly 1:19.58 9 Did not advance
50m freestyle 31.30 10 Did not advance
100m freestyle 1:09.64 10 Did not advance
SB12 100m breaststroke 1:35.68 11 Did not advance
SM12 200m individual medley 2:59.14 11 Did not advance
Katarina Roxon S9 100m butterfly 1:22.72 19 Did not advance
50m freestyle 31.85 14 Did not advance
SB8 100m breaststroke 1:34.59 12 Did not advance
SM9 200m individual medley 2:55.75 15 Did not advance
Darda Sales S9 100m backstroke 1:16.26 8 Q 1:15.91 7
50m freestyle 31.48 12 Did not advance
100m freestyle 1:05.66 6 Q 1:05.65 8
400m freestyle DSQ Did not advance
Amber Thomas S11 50m freestyle 35.13 12 Did not advance
100m freestyle 1:13.85 6 Q 1:14.39 7
Jessica Tuomela S11 50m freestyle 34.06 9 Did not advance
100m freestyle 1:14.89 7 Q 1:14.79 8

Table tennisEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event Preliminaries Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ian Kent Men's singles C8   Jambor (SVK)
L 0–3
  Glikman (ISR)
L 1-3
  Ledoux (BEL)
L 2-3
4 Did not advance

Wheelchair basketballEdit

The Canadian men's team won a silver medal after being defeated by Australia in the silver medal match while the women's team finished in fifth place overall.

Men's tournamentEdit

Players
Group A Results
7 September 2008
20:45
  Canada (CAN) 62–59   Germany (GER)
Scoring by quarter: 17 - 13, 6 - 13, 19 - 17, 20 - 16
National Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11797
Referees: Juan Manuel Urunuela (ESP)


8 September 2008
17:45
  South Africa (RSA) 55–80   Canada (CAN)
Scoring by quarter: 12 - 25, 12 - 21, 24 - 16, 7 - 18
National Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 1376
Referees: Matias Quintana (ARG)


9 September 2008
18:30
  Canada (CAN) 62–52   Sweden (SWE)
Scoring by quarter: 25 - 14, 19 - 11, 14 - 12, 4 - 15
National Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 8162
Referees: Gabriele Caliguiri (AUS)


10 September 2008
9:00
  Japan (JPN) 48–75   Canada (CAN)
Scoring by quarter: 7 - 18, 18 - 19, 5 - 21, 18 - 17
National Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 7262
Referees: Seppo Olavi Viljanen (CZE)


11 September 2008
16:15
  Canada (CAN) 93–62   Iran (IRI)
Scoring by quarter: 30 - 16, 22 - 19, 21 - 20, 20 - 7
National Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 9780
Referees: Cristian Ariel Salguero (ARG)

Quarterfinals
13 September 2008
11:15
  Israel (ISR) 47–55   Canada (CAN)
Scoring by quarter: 4 - 20, 7 - 10, 13 - 14, 14 - 20
National Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 12000
Referees: Gabriele Caligiuri (AUS)

Semifinals
14 September 2008
21:30
  Canada (CAN) 69 (OT)–62 (OT)   United States (USA)
Scoring by quarter: 25 - 15, 10 - 8, 10 - 14, 4 - 12Overtime: 20 - 13
National Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 12000
Referees: Max Kindervater (GER)

Gold medal game
16 September 2008
19:30
  Canada (CAN) 60–72   Australia (AUS)
Scoring by quarter: 17 - 16, 15 - 12, 15 - 26, 13 - 18
National Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 12000
Referees: Edwin Frank Wallaart (NED)

Women's tournamentEdit

Players
Group B Results
8 September 2008
11:15
  Canada (CAN) 59–32   Netherlands (NED)


9 September 2008
16:15
  Japan (JPN) 55–52   Canada (CAN)


10 September 2008
16:15
  Canada (CAN) 62–44   China (CHN)


11 September 2008
17:45
  Mexico (MEX) 38–71   Canada (CAN)

Quarterfinals
12 September 2008
13:30
  Canada (CAN) 49–53   Australia (AUS)
Scoring by quarter: 10 - 14, 17 - 14, 10 - 12, 12 - 13
National Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 12215
Referees: Jean Manuel Urunuela (ESP)

Classification 5-8
14 September 2008
9:00
  China (CHN) 49–53   Canada (CAN)
National Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 12000
Referees: Christopher Gregory (GBR)

Fifth place
15 September 2008
15:45
  Canada (CAN) 61–32   Netherlands (NED)
National Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 12000
Referees: Zic Radomsky (ISR)

Wheelchair fencingEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition Score Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Pierre Mainville Men's épée B   Cratere (FRA) L 1–5 3 Q   Hu D (CHN)
L 8-15
Did not advance
  Rodgers (USA) W 5-2
  Hu D (CHN) W 5-4
  Soler (ESP) W 5-2
  Hisakawa (JPN) W 5-3
Men's sabre B   Francois (FRA) L 1-5 6 Did not advance
  Shenkevych (UKR) L 2-5
  Szekeres (HUN) L 1-5
  Fawcett (GBR) L 3-5
  Arnau (ESP) L 3-5

Wheelchair rugbyEdit

The Canadian rugby team won the bronze medal after narrowly defeating Great Britain in the bronze medal match.

Squad list Group stage Knockout stage
Pool Match 1
Opposition
Result
Pool Match 2
Opposition
Result
Pool Match 3
Opposition
Result
Rank Semifinal
Opposition
Result
Final
Opposition
Result
Rank
  United States
L 32-37
  Japan
W 48-40
  China
W 57-25
2 Q   Australia
L 40-41
  Great Britain
W 47-41
 

Wheelchair tennisEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Class Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Lee Carter Open Singles   Felix (SVK)
L 4-6, 3-6
Did not advance
Yann Mathieu   Phillipson (GBR)
L 3-6, 1-6
Did not advance
Lee Carter
Yann Mathieu
Doubles N/A   Hinson (USA)
  Moran (USA)
L 6-7, 6-3, 4-6
Did not advance

WomenEdit

Athlete Class Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Yuka Chokyu Open Singles   Homan (NED)
L 1-6, 2-6
Did not advance

QuadsEdit

Athlete Class Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Sarah Hunter Open Singles   Wagner (USA)
L 3-6, 6-4, 4-6
Did not advance

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ Vandermoer, Jamie (2008-08-27). "Our best head to the Paralympics in Beijing". The Londoner. Retrieved 2008-08-27.
  3. ^ "CPC announces Canadian team for the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games in China" Archived 2008-09-14 at the Wayback Machine, Canadian Paralympic Committee, July 8, 2008
  4. ^ "Tildesley named Canada flag-bearer at Paralympics". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 2008-09-04. Retrieved 2008-09-04.
  5. ^ Vancouver Sun, "Woolstencroft wins fifth gold medal", 'CanWest News Service', 21 March 2010 (accessed 21 March 2010)