Canada at the 2006 Winter Paralympics

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Canada at the Paralympic Games

Flag of Canada
IPC code  CAN
NPC Canadian Paralympic Committee
At the 2006 Winter Paralympics in Turin
Competitors 35 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Todd Nicholson (opening)
Colette Bourgonje (closing)[1]
Medals
Rank: 6
Gold
5
Silver
3
Bronze
5
Total
13
Paralympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Canada participated in the ninth Winter Paralympics in Turin, Italy. Heading the delegation was the Chef de Mission, Marg McGregor. The country's flag bearer at the opening ceremony was Todd Nicholson, captain of the ice sledge hockey team.[2]

Canada entered 35 athletes in the following sports:

Medalists[edit]


Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold McKeever, BrianBrian McKeever
Guide: Robin McKeever
Cross-country skiing Men's 5 km, visually impaired March 12
 Gold McKeever, BrianBrian McKeever
Guide: Robin McKeever
Cross-country skiing Men's 10 km, visually impaired March 15
 Gold Woolstencroft, LaurenLauren Woolstencroft Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom, standing March 16
 Gold national ice sledge hockey team, CanadaCanada national ice sledge hockey team
Jeremy Booker   Jean Labonte   Mark Noot
Bradley Bowden   Herve Lord   Paul Rosen
Billy Bridges   Shawn Matheson   Benoit St.Amand
Marc Dorion   Graeme Murray   Dany Verner
Raymond Grassi   Todd Nicholson   Greg Westlake
Ice sledge hockey Ice sledge hockey March 18
 Gold Chris Daw
Gerry Austgarden
Gary Cormack
Sonja Gaudet
Karen Blachford
Wheelchair curling Wheelchair curling March 18
 Silver Williamson, ChrisChris Williamson
Guide: Robert Taylor
Alpine skiing Men's downhill, visually impaired March 12
 Silver Woolstencroft, LaurenLauren Woolstencroft Alpine skiing Women's Super-G, standing March 13
 Silver McKeever, BrianBrian McKeever
Guide: Robin McKeever
Cross-country skiing Men's 20 km, visually impaired March 19
 Bronze Joines, KimberlyKimberly Joines Alpine skiing Women's Super-G, sitting March 14
 Bronze McKeever, BrianBrian McKeever
Guide: Robin McKeever
Biathlon Men's 7.5 km, visually impaired March 14
 Bronze Williamson, ChrisChris Williamson
Guide: Robert Taylor
Alpine skiing Men's Super-G, visually impaired March 14
 Bronze Bourgonje, ColetteColette Bourgonje Cross-country skiing Women's 5 km, sitting March 15
 Bronze Bourgonje, ColetteColette Bourgonje Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km, sitting March 18

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