Newspaper article The Canadian Press

What Canada Did Tuesday at the Parapan Am Games

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

What Canada Did Tuesday at the Parapan Am Games

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What Canada Did Tuesday at the Parapan Am Games

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TORONTO - What Canada Did on Tuesday at the Parapan American Games (distances in metres unless specified):

ATHLETICS

Women's 100 (T52) _ Michelle Stilwell, Nanoose Bay, B.C. , won the gold medal in 19.58 seconds; Becky Richter, Saskatoon, placed fourth (31.66).

Women's Javelin (F37-38) _ Renee Foessel, Mississauga, Ont., won the bronze medal with am american record throw of 25.36 metres.

Men's 100 (T38) _ Kyle Whitehouse, St Catherine's, Ont., won the silver medal in 11.41 seconds.

Men's 100 (T44) _ Cody Solomons, Strathroy, Ont., placed fourth in the final with a personal-best time of 12.63.

Men's 800 (T53) _ Jean-Philippe Maranda, Ste-Aurelie, Que. (1:59.57); Brent Lakatos, Dorval, Que. (2:01.49); Wes Vick, Seaforth, Ont. (2:01.56) all qualified for Wednesday's medal race.

Women's Discus Throw (F51/52) _ Becky Richter, Saskatoon, won the bronze medal with a throw of 6.26.

Men's 400m (T20)_ Holden Gill, Nanaimo, B.C., finished sixth in the final with a time of 53.62.

Men's Shot Put (F46)_ Kenneth Trudgeon, London, Ont., won the bronze medal with a 13.08 throw.

Men's 400m (T11)_ Dustin Walsh, Coquitlam, B.C., and guide Dylan Williamson, Fort Langley, B.C., won the silver medal with a time of 54.72.

Women's 400m (T54)_ Diane Roy, Sherbrooke, Que., won the bronze medal with a time of 1:02.00.

BOCCIA

Individual BC1- Hanif Mawji, Burnaby, B.C., won the silver medal after losing 8-0 to Chagas from Brazil in the final.

Individual BC2- Adam Dukovich, London, Ont., won the silver medal after losing 8-0 to De Souza from Brazil in the final.

Individual BC3- Eric Bussière, Verchères, Que., won the silver medal after losing 8-1 to Santos from Brazil in the final.

Individual BC4- Alison Levine, Côte-St-Luc, Que., finished fourth after losing 5-1 to Dos Santos from Brazil in the bronze medal match.

CYCLING

Women's Individual Pursuit C1-5- Nicole Clermont, Sherbrooke, Que. finished fifth in qualifying with a time of 4:11.797. Marie-Claude Molnar, St-Hubert, Que., finished seventh in qualifying with a time of 4:16.051. Neither advanced to the final.

Men's Individual Pursuit C1-3- Michael Sametz, Calgary won the silver after being overlapped in the final. Ross Wilson, Edmonton, did not start the qualifying race.

Mixed Time Trial B- Daniel Chalifour, Mont-Laurier, Que. and guide Alexandre Cloutier, St-Antoine-de-Tilly, Que. won gold with a time of 1:06.139 in the final. Shawna Ryan, Saskatoon and guide Joanie Caron, Rimouski, Que. finished fourth with a time of 1:08.939 in the final. Robbi Weldon, Thunder Bay, Ont. and guide Audrey Lemieux, Montreal, finsihed fifth with a time of 1:09.487 in the final.

GOALBALL

Women- Team Canada beat El Salvador 10-0 in group play to move their record to 3-1.

Men- Team Canada beat Puerto Rico 11-1 in group play to move their record to 4-0. …

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