Canada at the 2004 Summer Paralympics

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Canada at the Paralympic Games

Flag of Canada
IPC code  CAN
NPC Canadian Paralympic Committee
At the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens
Competitors 143[1]
Flag bearer Chantal Benoit
Medals
Rank: 3
Gold
28
Silver
19
Bronze
25
Total
72
Paralympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Canada participated in the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. With 28 gold, 19 silver, and 25 bronze medals, the Canadian team placed third in the medal rankings, behind China and Great Britain. Wheelchair basketball player and three-time Paralympic gold medalist Chantal Benoit was the delegation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony.[2]

Chantal Petitclerc ties the 5 gold medal record at a single Games for a Canadian, tying Stéphanie Dixon, who set the record at the 2000 Summer Paralympics.[3]

Medal table[edit]

  Gold Silver Bronze Total
Flag of Canada.svg Canada 28 19 25 72

Medalists[edit]

Gold[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Boccia[edit]

  • Paul Gauthier - Individual - BC3

Swimming[edit]

  • Benoit Huot - Men's 50 m Freestyle - S10
  • Benoit Huot - Men's 100 m Freestyle - S10
  • Benoit Huot - Men's 400 m Freestyle - S10
  • Walter Wu - Men's 400 m Freestyle - S13
  • Benoit Huot - Men's 100 m Butterfly - S10
  • Benoit Huot - Men's 200 m Individual Medley - SM10
  • Anne Polinario - Women's 50 m Freestyle - S10
  • Kirby Cote - Women's 50 m Freestyle - S13
  • Anne Polinario - Women's 100 m Freestyle - S10
  • Kirby Cote - Women's 100 m Freestyle - S13
  • Kirby Cote - Women's 400 m Freestyle - S13
  • Kirby Cote - Women's 100 m Butterfly - S13
  • Stéphanie Dixon - Women's 100 m Backstroke - S9
  • Chelsey Gotell - Women's 100 m Backstroke - S13
  • Kirby Cote - Women's 200 m Ind Medley - SM13

Wheelchair Basketball[edit]

  • Men's Team

Silver[edit]

Athletics[edit]

  • Andre Beaudoin - 400 m - T52 Men
  • Jason Dunkerley - 1500 m - T11 Men
  • Kelly Smith - Marathon - T54 Men
  • Chelsea Lariviere - 100 m - T34 Women

Goalball[edit]

  • Women's Team

Swimming[edit]

  • Donovan Tildesley - Men's 400 m Freestyle - S11
  • Benoit Huot - Men's 100 m Backstroke - S10
  • Walter Wu - Men's 100 m Backstroke - S13
  • Donovan Tildesley - Men's 200 m Individual Medley - SM11
  • Walter Wu - Men's 200 m Individual Medley - SM13
  • Stéphanie Dixon - Women's 100 m Freestyle - S9
  • Stéphanie Dixon - Women's 400 m Freestyle - S9
  • Stéphanie Dixon - Women's 100 m Butterfly - S9
  • Kirby Cote - Women's 100 m Breaststroke - SB13
  • Anne Polinario - Women's 100 m Backstroke - S10
  • Kirby Cote - Women's 100 m Backstroke - S13
  • Stéphanie Dixon - Women's 200 m Ind Medley - SM9
  • Anne Polinario, Danielle Campo, Andrea Cole, Stéphanie Dixon - Women's 4x100 m Freestyle - 34 Pts
  • Stéphanie Dixon, Anne Polinario, Elisabeth Walker, Darda Geiger - Women's 4x100 m Medley - 34 Pts

Wheelchair Rugby[edit]

  • Mike Bacon - class 1.0
  • Ian Chan - class 3.0
  • Allan Chartrand - class 2.0
  • Jared Funk - class 0.5
  • Garett Hickling - class 3.5
  • Fabien Lavoie - class 3.0
  • Raymond Lizotte - class 2.0
  • Daniel Paradis - class 0.5
  • Allan Semeniuk - class 2.0
  • Patrice Simard - class 1.5
  • Michael Whitehead - class 3.0
  • David Willsie - class 3.0

Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

  • Andre Beaudoin - 100 m - T52 Men
  • Jeff Adams - 400 m - T54 Men
  • Stuart McGregor - 800 m - T13 Men
  • Dean Bergeron - 800 m - T52 Men
  • Clayton Gerein - Marathon - T52 Men
  • France Gagne - Javelin Throw - F13 Men
  • Diane Roy - 400 m - T54 Women
  • Jessica Matassa - 800 m - T54 Women
  • Diane Roy - 1500 m - T54 Women
  • Courtney Knight - Discus Throw - F13 Women

Boccia[edit]

  • Paul Gauthier, Alison Kabush - Pairs - BC3

Equestrian[edit]

  • Karen Brain on Dasskara - Ind. Dressage CH GIV
  • Karen Brain on Dasskara - Ind. Dressage FR GIV

Swimming[edit]

  • Donovan Tildesley - Men's 100 m Freestyle - S11
  • Brian Hill - Men's 400 m Freestyle - S13
  • Brian Hill - Men's 100 m Backstroke - S13
  • Danielle Campo - Women's 50 m Freestyle - S7
  • Stéphanie Dixon - Women's 50 m Freestyle - S9
  • Chelsey Gotell - Women's 50 m Freestyle - S13
  • Chelsey Gotell - Women's 100 m Freestyle - S13
  • Danielle Campo - Women's 400 m Freestyle - S7
  • Elisabeth Walker - Women's 50 m Butterfly - S7
  • Andrea Cole - Women's 100 m Butterfly - S8
  • Chelsey Gotell - Women's 200 m Ind Medley - SM13

Wheelchair Basketball[edit]

  • Women's Team

Competitors and results by event[edit]

Archery[edit]

  • -

Athletics[edit]

  • -

Boccia[edit]

  • -

Cycling[edit]

  • -

Equestrian[edit]

  • -

Judo[edit]

  • -

Powerlifting[edit]

  • -

Sailing[edit]

  • -

Shooting[edit]

  • -

Swimming[edit]

  • -

Table Tennis[edit]

  • -

Wheelchair Basketball[edit]

  • -

Wheelchair Fencing[edit]

  • -

Wheelchair Rugby[edit]

Date Match Teams Final score
Pool play
September 19 2 CAN vs. GER 33 - 30 (OT)
September 20 6 CAN vs. GBR 30 - 32 (OT)
September 21 10 CAN vs. BEL 33 - 29
Final round play
September 23 16 CAN vs. AUS 36 - 33
September 24 19* USA vs. CAN 20 - 24
September 25 24** NZL vs. CAN 31 - 29
  • * Semi-final game
  • ** Gold medal final

Wheelchair Tennis[edit]

  • -

Media coverage[edit]

  • -

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Care, Tony (2008-09-03). "10 Canadian Paralympians to watch". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2008-09-04. 
  2. ^ "CHANTAL BENOIT NAMED FLAG BEARER FOR PARALYMPIC GAMES". Canada Basketball. February 4, 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-09. 
  3. ^ Vancouver Sun, "Woolstencroft wins fifth gold medal", CanWest News Service, 21 March 2010 (accessed 21 March 2010)