Tokyo Paralympics: All Atlantic provinces will be represented at the 2020 Paralympic Games
The Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic is proud to support para athletes and para sport coaches in the pursuit of excellence, which will be on full display in Tokyo from August 24 – September 5, 2021. The Canadian Paralympic Team for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games is comprised of 128 athletes (including guides), seven of whom are Atlantic Canadian para athletes.
Para athletes from Atlantic Canada who will be competing in Tokyo are:
Amy Burk – PE – Goalball
Andrew Todd – NS – Para Rowing
Danielle Dorris – NB - Para Swimming
Katarina Roxon - NL – Para Swimming
Kamylle Frenette – NB – Para Triathlon
Danielle DuPlessis – NB – Wheelchair Basketball
Colin Higgins – NB – Wheelchair Basketball
In addition to the Atlantic para athletes who are Tokyo bound, there will be two Atlantic coaches: Duncan Crawford (PE) with para archery and Ryan Allen (NB) with para swimming. Nova Scotia’s Jeffrey Dunbrack will also be at the Paralympic Games as wheelchair basketball’s high performance director.
Wondering when you can watch? Here is a link to the current competition schedule.
Paralympic.ca will be the hub of all things Canadian Paralympic Team, while live coverage will be available from the Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium, including broadcast partners CBC/Radio-Canada, AMI, and Sportsnet. This is the first time for primetime coverage of the Paralympic Games in Canada.
Please be advised, we will not be providing any athlete or coach contact information while athletes and coaches are in Tokyo. We encourage you to reach out to National Sport Organizations should you wish to contact an Atlantic para athlete or coach competing at the Games.
For any communication inquires, please contact Sarah at [email protected]