Canada at the 2022 Winter Paralympics

Canada competed at the 2022 Winter Paralympics in Beijing, China which took place between 4–13 March 2022.

Canada at the
2022 Winter Paralympics
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
IPC codeCAN
NPCCanadian Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.paralympic.ca
in Beijing, China
4 March 2022 (2022-03-04) – 13 March 2022 (2022-03-13)
Competitors48 (35 on foot,13 on wheelchair) in 6 sports
Flag bearers (opening)
Flag bearer (closing)Mollie Jepsen
Medals
Ranked 3rd
Gold
8
Silver
6
Bronze
11
Total
25
Winter Paralympics appearances (overview)

Para-alpine skier Josh Dueck served as Chef de Mission of the Canadian team and para-alpine skier Karolina Wisniewska was assistant Chef de Mission.[1][2]

On March 2, 2022, the Canadian Paralympic Committee named wheelchair curler Ina Forrest and para ice hockey player Greg Westlake as Canada's flagbearers during the opening ceremony, the first time that two Canadian athletes will share the role at the Paralympic Games.[3][4]

MedalistsEdit

CompetitorsEdit

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 6 4 10
Biathlon / Cross-country skiing 7 5 12
Ice Hockey 17 0 17
Snowboarding 2 2 4
Wheelchair curling 3 2 5
Total 35 13 48

Alpine skiingEdit

Canada qualified a total of 11 alpine skiers (six men and five women).[5] The team was officially named on February 18, 2022.[6] Frédérique Turgeon was expected to complete, but withdrew after sustaining a leg injury during training.[7]

Men
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Alexis Guimond Downhill, standing 1:16.77 5
Giant slalom, standing DNF Did not advance
Super-G, standing 1:10.02  
Logan Leach
Guide: Julien Petit
Downhill, visually impaired 1:26.28 9
Giant slalom, visually impaired 1:05.85 8 DNF
Slalom, visually impaired 48.82 6 55.06 6 1:43.88 5
Super combined, visually impaired 1:19.30 8 46.97 5 2:06.27 6
Super-G, visually impaired 1:18.38 7
Mac Marcoux
Guide: Tristan Rodgers
Downhill, visually impaired 1:13.81  
Slalom, visually impaired Did not start
Super combined, visually impaired Did not start
Super-G, visually impaired DNF
Brian Rowland Downhill, sitting DSQ
Giant slalom, sitting 1:06.07 12 1:04.15 13 2:10.22 12
Slalom, sitting DNF
Super combined, sitting Did not start
Super-G, sitting 1:16.17 10
Women
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Katie Combaluzier Downhill, sitting DNF
Giant slalom, sitting 1:11.57 8 1:16.70 8 2:28.27 8
Slalom, sitting 1:09.75 6 1:06.63 7 2:16.38 7
Super combined, sitting DSQ
Super-G, sitting DNF
Michaela Gosselin Downhill, standing 1:25.75 5
Giant slalom, standing 1:01.31 8 1:04.86 6 2:06.17 6
Slalom, standing 51:60 6 55.27 4 1:46.87 4
Super combined, standing DSQ
Super-G, standing 1:19.64 7
Mollie Jepsen Downhill, standing 1:21.75  
Giant slalom, standing 57.90 3 1:03.05 5 2:00.95  
Slalom, standing Did not start
Super combined, standing 1:18.95 5 DNF
Super-G, standing 1:18.69 6
Alana Ramsay Downhill, standing 1:26.08 7
Giant slalom, standing DNF
Slalom, standing DNF
Super combined, standing 1:18.71 4 47.62 4 2:06.33  
Super-G, standing 1:16.84  

BiathlonEdit

Canada competed in biathlon.[8][9]

Men
Athlete Events Final
Missed Shots Result Rank
Mark Arendz 6 km, standing 2 17:13.6  
10 km, standing 0 31:45.2  
12.5 km, standing 1 40:13.0  
Collin Cameron 6 km, sitting 3 20:24.7 7
12.5 km, sitting 1 40:35.6 4
Derek Zaplotinsky 6 km, sitting 2 21:15.6 14
10 km, sitting 3 32:56.4 8
12.5 km, sitting 1 43:45.2 10
Women
Athlete Events Final
Missed Shots Result Rank
Brittany Hudak 6 km, standing 1 20:32.4 8
10 km, standing 2 37:43.1 6
12.5 km, standing 2 49:03.4  
Christina Picton 6 km, sitting 0 23:50.7 7
10 km, sitting 3 39:15.9 8
12.5 km, sitting 0 47:51.9 7
Emily Young 6 km, standing 0 20:31.0 7
10 km, standing 2 39:27.8 8
12.5 km, standing 1 49:55.3 6

Cross-country skiingEdit

Canada qualified a total of 12 cross-country skiers (seven men and five women).[10] The team was officially named on January 27, 2022.[8]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Mark Arendz 12.5 km free, standing 36:23.5 7
20 km classic, standing 54:43.9 4
Collin Cameron 1.5 km sprint, sitting 2:15.51 2 2:49.2 1 2:46.3  
10 km, sitting 31:47.8 4
18 km, sitting 47:36.6  
Ethan Hess 1.5 km sprint, sitting 2:43.50 26 Did not qualify
10 km, sitting 38:16.1 19
18 km, sitting 54:35.9 18
Brian McKeever
Guide: Russell Kennedy,
Graham Nishikawa
1.5 km sprint free, visually impaired 2:37.34 2 3:36.4 2 3:19.5  
12.5 km free, visually impaired 33:06.6  
20 km classic, visually impaired 55:36.7  
Derek Zaplotinsky 1.5 km sprint, sitting 2:25.97 11 3:15.7 6 Did not qualify
10 km, sitting 36:14.9 15
18 km, sitting 50:42.6 13
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Brittany Hudak 10 km free, standing 43:16.3 7
15 km classic, standing 49:27.8  
Lyne-Marie Bilodeau 1.5 km sprint, sitting 3:46.30 18 Did not qualify
7.5 km, sitting 34:20.4 13
15 km, sitting 59:38.1 9
Christina Picton 1.5 km sprint, sitting 3:03.47 10 3:45.8 3 3:38.6 6
7.5 km, sitting 28:55.6 8
Natalie Wilkie 1.5 km sprint free, standing 3:11.87 1 4:11.0 1 4:05.1  
10 km free, standing 41:45.3  
15 km classic, standing 48:04.8  
Emily Young 10 km free, standing 45:40.1 11
15 km classic, standing 52:06.7 5
Relay
Athletes Event Final
Time Rank
Collin Cameron
Emily Young
Mark Arendz
Natalie Wilkie
4 x 2.5 km mixed relay 27:00.6  
Brian McKeever
Guide: Russell Kennedy
Brittany Hudak
4 x 2.5 km open relay 30:24.7 6

Para ice hockeyEdit

Canada qualified a full team of 17 sled hockey players (five men and five women). The team was officially named on February 15, 2022.[11]

Summary

Team Event Preliminary round Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Canada Mixed tournament   United States
L 0–5
  South Korea
W 6–0
2 QS Bye   South Korea
W 11–0
  United States
L 0–5
 

Preliminary round

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   United States 2 2 0 0 0 14 1 +13 6 Semifinals
2   Canada 2 1 0 0 1 6 5 +1 3
3   South Korea 2 0 0 0 2 1 15 −14 0 Quarterfinals
  RPC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Disqualified
Source: Beijing 2022
5 March 2022
13:05
United States  5–0
(2–0, 2–0, 1–0)
  CanadaBeijing National Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Game reference
Jen LeeGoaliesDominic Larocque
Adam Kingsmill
Referee:
  Owe Lüthcke
Linesmen:
  Andreas Lundén
  Tony Rundström
Pauls (Farmer, Wallace) (PP) – 05:441–0
Roybal (Farmer) – 14:482–0
Jones (Wallace, Grove) – 25:273–0
Misiewicz (Farmer, Pauls) – 28:574–0
Farmer (McKee, Misiewicz) – 41:265–0
2 minPenalties4 min
26Shots9

8 March 2022
13:05
Canada  6–0
(2–0, 1–0, 3–0)
  South KoreaBeijing National Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Game reference
Dominic LarocqueGoaliesLee Jae-woong
Choi Hyuk-jun
Referee:
  Kenneth Danielsen
Linesmen:
  Tibor Fazekaš
  David Nothegger
Hickey (Dunn, Bridges) – 07:141–0
Dunn (Armstrong) – 07:352–0
Dunn (Jacobs-Webb, Riley) – 21:083–0
Bridges (Dixon, McGregor) – 34:204–0
McGregor – 35:395–0
Dunn (Dixon, Bridges) (PP) – 42:506–0
29 minPenalties10 min
42Shots4

Semifinal

11 March 2022
12:05
Canada  11–0
(3–0, 4–0, 4–0)
  South KoreaBeijing National Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 943
Game reference
Dominic Larocque
Adam Kingsmill
GoaliesChoi Hyuk-jun
Lee Jae-woong
Referee:
  Jacob Grumsen
Linesmen:
  David Nothegger
  Jan Vaněk
Hickey (Dixon, McGregor) – 09:481–0
Bridges (Delaney) (PP) – 13:372–0
McGregor (Hickey, Westlake) – 14:413–0
Bridges (Dunn, Dixon) – 15:454–0
Bridges (Dunn, Hickey) – 18:115–0
McGregor (Hickey) – 19:266–0
Westlake (McGregor, Hickey) – 19:577–0
McGregor (Westlake, Henry) – 32:158–0
Riley – 34:379–0
Jacobs-Webb (Dixon, Lehoux) – 37:3710–0
McGregor (Henry, Lavin) – 44:1811–0
8 minPenalties4 min
43Shots3

Final

13 March 2022
12:05
United States  5–0
(2–0, 2–0, 1–0)
  CanadaBeijing National Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 1,012
Game reference
Jen LeeGoaliesDominic LarocqueReferee:
  Jacob Grumsen
Linesmen:
  Andreas Lundén
  Jan Vaněk
Farmer (SH) – 09:081–0
Roybal (SH) – 09:332–0
Roybal (Woodke) – 17:393–0
Pauls (Farmer) – 22:514–0
Farmer (Pauls, Roybal) – 35:575–0
10 minPenalties2 min
20Shots16

SnowboardingEdit

Canada qualified a total of four snowboarders (two men and two women).[12] The team was officially named on February 12, 2022.[2]

Banked slalom
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank
Alex Massie Men's banked slalom, SB-LL2 1:10.91 1:10.77 1:10.77 6
Tyler Turner Men's banked slalom, SB-LL1 1:14.00 1:12.84 1:12.84  
Lisa DeJong Women's banked slalom, SB-LL2 1:21.62 1:20.19 1:20.19 8
Sandrine Hamel Women's banked slalom, SB-LL2 1:23.05 1:22.86 1:22.86 10
Cross
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Seed Position Position Position Rank
Alex Massie Men's snowboard cross, SB-LL2 1:02.65 1:03.34 1:02.65 3 Q 1 Q 3 FB 2 6
Tyler Turner Men's snowboard cross, SB-LL1 1:04.74 1:04.24 1:04.24 1 Q 1 Q 1 FA 1  
Lisa DeJong Women's snowboard cross, SB-LL2 1:13.25 1:12.22 1:12.22 4 Q 1 Q 2 FA 2  
Sandrine Hamel Women's snowboard cross, SB-LL2 1:17.69 1:18.40 1:17.69 8 Q 2 Q 4 FB 4 8

Qualification legend: FA – Qualify to medal round; FB – Qualify to consolation round

Wheelchair curlingEdit

Canada has qualified a full team of five curlers. [13][14] The team was officially named on January 27, 2022. [15]

Summary

Team Event Group stage Semifinal BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Mark Ideson
Jon Thurston
Ina Forrest
Dennis Thiessen
Collinda Joseph
Mixed tournament   CHN
W 7–3
  SUI
W 8–4
  LAT
W 10–3
  USA
W 7–4
  SWE
L 3–6
  KOR
L 4–9
  SVK
L 8–9
  GBR
W 6–3
  EST
W 9–3
  NOR
W 7–6
4 Q   CHN
L 5–9
  SVK
W 8–3
 

Round robin

Final round robin standings

Key
Teams to Playoffs
Country Skip W L W–L PF PA EW EL BE SE S% DSC
  China Wang Haitao 8 2 68 39 36 28 2 13 71% 122.32
  Slovakia Radoslav Ďuriš 7 3 2–0 65 57 40 33 1 16 65% 95.19
  Sweden Viljo Petersson-Dahl 7 3 1–1 66 52 37 35 3 18 68% 91.08
  Canada Mark Ideson 7 3 0–2 69 50 36 33 2 11 71% 95.29
  United States Matthew Thums 5 5 1–0 60 75 32 39 2 6 60% 70.98
  South Korea Go Seung-nam 5 5 0–1 64 59 35 37 0 11 64% 103.20
  Norway Jostein Stordahl 4 6 2–0 60 64 37 38 2 13 64% 107.82
  Great Britain Hugh Nibloe 4 6 1–1 67 56 37 36 0 16 62% 134.75
  Latvia Poļina Rožkova 4 6 0–2 61 71 40 32 0 18 63% 100.43
  Estonia Andrei Koitmäe 3 7 51 69 32 41 2 13 61% 106.21
  Switzerland Laurent Kneubühl 1 9 48 87 32 42 0 8 56% 109.27
Wheelchair curling round robin summary table
Pos. Country                       Record
4   Canada 7–3 9–3 6–3 10–3 7–6 8–9 4–9 3–6 8–4 7–4 7–3
1   China 3–7 9–3 6–3 9–2 7–4 7–5 9–4 1–5 7–4 10–2 8–2
10   Estonia 3–9 3–9 5–10 6–5 8–3 6–7 2–5 4–6 8–6 6–9 3–7
8   Great Britain 3–6 3–6 10–5 8–4 5–7 3–7 6–8 4–6 15–1 10–6 4–6
9   Latvia 3–10 2–9 5–6 4–8 6–8 8–4 8–4 9–7 9–7 7–8 4–6
7   Norway 6–7 4–7 3–8 7–5 8–6 9–3 4–9 6–8 8–5 5–6 4–6
2   Slovakia 9–8 5–7 7–6 7–3 4–8 3–9 7–2 6–5 8–6 9–3 7–3
6   South Korea 9–4 4–9 5–2 8–6 4–8 9–4 2–7 10–4 7–8 6–7 5–5
3   Sweden 6–3 5–1 6–4 6–4 7–9 8–6 5–6 4–10 9–2 10–7 7–3
11   Switzerland 4–8 4–7 6–8 1–15 7–9 5–8 6–8 8–7 2–9 5–8 1–9
5   United States 4–7 2–10 9–6 6–10 8–7 6–5 3–9 7–6 7–10 8–5 5–5

Semifinal
Friday, March 11, 14:35

Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang)   1 0 3 0 3 2 0 X 9
  Canada (Ideson) 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 X 5

Bronze match
Friday, March 11, 19:35

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Canada (Ideson) 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 4 8
  Slovakia (Ďuriš)   0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 3

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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