Canada at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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Canada at the Paralympic Games

Flag of Canada
IPC code  CAN
NPC Canadian Paralympic Committee
At the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London
Competitors 145[1] in 15 sports
Flag bearer Garett Hickling (opening)[2]
Benoît Huot (closing)[3]
Medals
Rank: 20
Gold
7
Silver
15
Bronze
9
Total
31
Paralympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Canada competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, United Kingdom, from 29 August to 9 September 2012. A total of 145 athletes were sent by the Canadian Paralympic Committee to compete in 15 sports.[1] The country won 31 medals in total and finished twentieth in the medals table, below the CPC's goal on a top eight finish in total gold medals.[4] The total medals and total golds are the lowest totals for Canada since the 1972 Games.

Medalists[edit]

Archery[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Norbert Murphy Individual compound W1 623 6 N/A  Saito (JPN)
W 6–2
 Kinik (SVK)
W 6–0
 Fabry (USA)
L 7–3
 Kinnunen (FIN)
W 6–1
3
Kevin Evans Individual compound open 626 25  Horner (SUI)
W 6–4
 Denton (USA)
L 6–4
Did not advance
Bob Hudson 629 23  Kantczak (POL)
L 6–0
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Karen van Nest Individual compound open 643 6 N/A  Nagano (JPN)
L 6–5
Did not advance
Lyne Tremblay Individual recurve W1/W2 423 20  Bayar (TUR)
L 6–0
Did not advance

Athletics[edit]

Boccia[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Goalball[edit]

Men's tournament[edit]

Group B
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Eliminated
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Iran 5 4 0 1 32 20 +12 12
China 5 3 1 1 20 14 +6 10
Belgium 5 3 1 1 19 16 +3 10
Algeria 5 2 0 3 18 17 +1 6
South Korea 5 1 0 4 18 28 −10 3
Canada 5 1 0 4 16 28 −12 3
30 August 2012
16:15
v
Canada  2 – 4 Belgium Copper Box, London
Referees: Thomas Baerz (GER) Shinji Mizuno (JPN)
Caron 2 Report de Rick 2
Vanhove 1
Bihi 1
31 August 2012
19:45
v
Iran  9 – 2 Canada Copper Box, London
Referees: Dina Murdie (GBR), Tony Connolly (USA)
Jafari 4
Sayahi 3
Shahbazi 1
Shirdel 1
Report Gaulin 2
1 September 2012
16:15
v
Canada  5 – 4 South Korea Copper Box, London
Referees: Kimberly Anderson (USA), Shinji Mizuno (JPN)
Gaulin 3
Caron 2
Report C-H Kim 2
Hong 1
J-W Oh 1
2 September 2012
16:15
v
Canada  6 – 8 Algeria Copper Box, London
Referees: Vilma Venckutonyte (LTU), Yasser Omar (EGY)
Caron 4
Gaulin 2
Report Mokrane 8
3 September 2012
11:30
v
China  3 – 1 Canada Copper Box, London
Referees: Ali Aldarsony (KSA), Christl Daentler (GER)
Chen 2
Yao 1
Report Gaulin 1

Women's tournament[edit]

Group B
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Eliminated
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Canada 4 3 0 1 6 3 +3 9
Japan 4 2 1 1 5 3 +2 7
Sweden 4 2 1 1 11 11 0 7
United States 4 2 0 2 9 4 +5 6
Australia 4 0 0 4 7 17 −10 0
1 September 2012
13:45
v
Canada  1 – 2 Sweden Copper Box, London
Referees: Bulent Kimyor (TUR), Thomas Bärz (GER)
Kneebone 1 Report Gustavsson 2
2 September 2012
10:15
v
Australia  1 – 3 Canada Copper Box, London
Referees: Juha Vuokila (FIN), Dina Murdie (GBR)
Christensen 1 Report Kneebone 2
Morin 1
3 September 2012
19:45
v
Japan  0 – 1 Canada Copper Box, London
4 September 2012
13:45
v
Canada  1 – 0 United States Copper Box, London
Quarter-final
5 September 2012
14:15
v
Canada  1 – 2 Finland Copper Box, London

Judo[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Athlete(s) Event Heats Repechage Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Joan Reid Women's single sculls 5:43.52 3 R 5:49.77 2 FA 5:55.92 6
David Blair
Kristen Kit
Meghan Montgomery
Victoria Nolan
Anthony Theriault
Mixed coxed four 3:29.69 3 R 3:28.82 3 FB 3:31.17 1

Qualification legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); R=Repechage

Sailing[edit]

Athlete Event Race Total points Net points Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Paul Tingley 2.4 mR – 1 person keelboat 6 7 2 (10) 9 6 2 2 9 4 CAN 57 47 5
Stacie Louttit
John McRoberts
SKUD 18 – 2 person keelboat 4 3 3 4 (12)
OCS
4 3 3 6 4 CAN 46 34 4
Logan Campbell
Scott Lutes
Bruce Millar
Sonar – 3 person keelboat 5 9 10 7 6 7 9 8 (12) 11 CAN 81 68 10

Shooting[edit]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Doug Blessin Mixed R4–10 m air rifle standing SH2 590 24 Did not advance
Mixed R5–10 m air rifle prone SH2 595 25 Did not advance
Christos Trifonidis Mixed R3–10 m air rifle prone SH1 596 26 Did not advance
Mixed R6–50 m rifle prone SH1 573 41 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Wheelchair basketball[edit]

Canadian women's wheelchair basketball team in the match with Australia.

Canada have qualified one men's team and one women's team in wheelchair basketball through their results at the 2010 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship.[5][6] Competing athletes are given an eight-level-score specific to wheelchair basketball, ranging from 0.5 to 4.5 with lower scores representing a higher degree of disability. The sum score of all players on the court cannot exceed 14.[7]

Men's tournament[edit]


Team
Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
Canada 5 5 0 362 280 +82 10
Germany 5 4 1 339 303 +36 9
Great Britain 5 3 2 365 301 +64 8
Poland 5 2 3 327 341 −14 7
Japan 5 1 4 273 330 −57 6
Colombia 5 0 5 223 334 −111 5
Group play
30 August 2012
13:00
v
Japan  53–68 Canada
Scoring by quarter: 11–16, 10–19, 10–18, 22–15
Pts: Fujimoto 16
Rebs: Fujimoto 11
Asts: Kozai 5
Pts: Anderson 32
Rebs: Anderson 13
Asts: Peter, Anderson 3
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Cristian Roja (ITA)
31 August 2012
21:15
v
Canada  70–54 Great Britain
Scoring by quarter: 20–11, 14–18, 18–7, 18–18
Pts: Anderson 29
Rebs: Anderson 10
Asts: Anderson 14
Pts: Choudhry 11
Rebs: Highcock 7
Asts: Orogbemi 6
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Max Kindervater (GER)
1 September 2012
21:15
v
Canada  83–65 Poland
Scoring by quarter: 16–18, 23–17, 18–12, 26–18
Pts: Anderson 34
Rebs: Anderson 9
Asts: Anderson 12
Pts: Filipski 20
Rebs: Łuszyński 7
Asts: Filipski, Łuszyński 7
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Phil Haines (AUS)
2 September 2012
15:15
v
Germany  66–73 Canada
Scoring by quarter: 18–17, 10–19, 19–17, 19–20
Pts: Passiwan 29
Rebs: Passiwan 8
Asts: Passiwan 8
Pts: Anderson 25
Rebs: Anderson 15
Asts: Anderson 12
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Matt Wells (AUS)
3 September 2012
10:45
v
Canada  68–42 Colombia
Scoring by quarter: 21–8, 21–16, 13–4, 13–14
Pts: Durepos 18
Rebs: Johnson 6
Asts: Hedges 6
Pts: Hawkins 12
Rebs: Londoño 9
Asts: Chaparro 6
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Philip Haines (AUS)
Quarter-final
5 September 2012
19:00
v
Canada  77–51 Spain
Scoring by quarter: 25–12, 18–13, 14–16, 20–10
Pts: Anderson 16
Rebs: Anderson 14
Asts: Durepos, Anderson 6
Pts: García Moreno 16
Rebs: Zarzuela Beltrán 6
Asts: García Moreno 5
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Matt Wells (AUS)
Semi-final
6 September 2012
21:15
v
Great Britain  52–69 Canada
Scoring by quarter: 16–21, 11–12, 10–24, 15–12
Pts: Orogbemi 14
Rebs: Bywater, Sagar 5
Asts: Pollock 5
Pts: Anderson 17
Rebs: Johnson 14
Asts: Anderson 11
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Mati Quintana (ARG)
Gold medal match
8 September 2012
21:15
v
Australia  58–64 Canada
Scoring by quarter: 15–14, 12–12, 15–20, 16–18
Pts: Norris 19
Rebs: Eveson 8
Asts: Eveson 5
Pts: Anderson 34
Rebs: Anderson 10
Asts: Anderson 8
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Juan Uruñuela (ESP)

Women's tournament[edit]


Team
Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tiebreaker 1 Tiebreaker 2
Australia 4 3 1 211 180 +31 7 +2 1–0
Netherlands 4 3 1 236 194 +42 7 +2 0–1
Canada 4 3 1 248 231 +17 7 −4
Great Britain 4 1 3 151 217 −66 5
Brazil 4 0 4 190 214 −24 4
Group play
31 August 2012
19:00
v
Canada  59–70 Netherlands
Scoring by quarter: 10–25, 17–9, 16–19, 16–17
Pts: McLachlan 26
Rebs: McLachlan 15
Asts: Harnock, Ferguson 5
Pts: Bejer 34
Rebs: Bejer 14
Asts: Huitzing 11
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Adam Fronczak (POL)
1 September 2012
18:30
v
Australia  50–57 Canada
Scoring by quarter: 12–20, 20–13, 8–10, 10–14
Pts: Merritt 16
Rebs: Crispin 15
Asts: Chaplin 7
Pts: McLachlan 28
Rebs: McLachlan 21
Asts: Ouellet 9
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Karen Molina (COL)
2 September 2012
15:15
v
Canada  65–61 Brazil
Scoring by quarter: 17–13, 14–10, 16–16, 18–12
Pts: McLachlan 36
Rebs: Ouellet 8
Asts: McLachlan 23
Pts: Soares Martins 26
Rebs: Soares Martins 11
Asts: Guimarães da Costa 7
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Carsten Rehling (GER)
3 September 2012
13:00
v
Great Britain  50–67 Canada
Scoring by quarter: 16–14, 9–20, 11–21, 14–12
Pts: Freeman 18
Rebs: Freeman, Conroy 7
Asts: Freeman 5
Pts: Harnock 20
Rebs: McLachlan 15
Asts: Ouellet, Ferguson 8
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Valerie Farrugia (FRA)
Quarter-final
4 September 2012
21:15
v
United States  67–55 Canada
Scoring by quarter: 10–21, 19–12, 16–8, 22–14
Pts: Miller 26
Rebs: Murray 11
Asts: Murray 10
Pts: McLachlan 31
Rebs: McLachlan 13
Asts: Ouellet 6
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Cristian Salguero (ARG)
Semi-final for 5th–8th place
6 September 2012
8:30
v
Canada  74–53 Mexico
Scoring by quarter: 30–4, 12–20, 18–12, 14–17
Pts: McLachlan 24
Rebs: McLachlan 13
Asts: Ouellet 10
Pts: Estrada Bernal 15
Rebs: Estrada Bernal 12
Asts: Vázquez Delgadillo 6
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Philip Haines (AUS)
5th/6th place match
7 September 2012
10:45
v
Canada  70–73 China
Scoring by quarter: 17–15, 12–14, 13–18, 28–26
Pts: McLachlan 22
Rebs: McLachlan 17
Asts: Harnock 7
Pts: Fu 25
Rebs: Cheng 10
Asts: Long 9
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Max Kindervater (GER)

Wheelchair fencing[edit]

Wheelchair rugby[edit]

Squad list
Ian Chan
Jason Crone
Patrice Dagenais
Jared Funk
Garret Hickling
Trevor Hirschfield
Fabien Lavoie
Zak Madell
Travis Murao
Patrice Simard
Mike Whitehead
David Willsie
Group stage
Qualified for the semifinals
Eliminated
Team
Pld W D L G GA GD Pts
 Australia (AUS) 3 3 0 0 182 142 +40 6
 Canada (CAN) 3 2 0 1 163 166 –3 4
 Sweden (SWE) 3 1 0 2 151 155 –4 2
 Belgium (BEL) 3 0 0 3 135 168 –33 0


5 September 2012
19:00
v
Australia  64 – 52 Canada
Batt 37
Bond 10
Team 4
Carr 3
Harrison 3
Smith 2
Newton 1
Hose 1
Lees 1
Meakin 1
Scott 1
Report Lavoie 9
Hirschfield 8
Crone 7
Madell 7
Hickling 6
Whitehead 5
Willsie 4
Dagenais 2
Chan 2
Simard 2
Basketball Arena
Attendance: 5,539
Referee: Darren Roberts (USA), Dave Woods (GBR)
6 September 2012
16:15
v
Canada  58 – 50 Belgium
Madell 18
Hickling 9
Hirschfield 9
Lavoie 5
Chan 4
Whitehead 3
Simard 3
Team 3
Willsie 2
Funk 1
Report Mertens 24
Genyn 10
Verhaegen 5
Budeners 4
Team 4
Vanacker 3
Basketball Arena
Attendance: 6,225
Referee: Mitch Carr (USA), Chris van de Riet (NED)
7 September 2012
12:15
v
Canada  53 – 52 Sweden
Report
Basketball Arena
Attendance: 5,469
Referee: Darren Roberts (USA), Alexander Schreiner (GER)
Semi-finals
8 September 2012
16:15
v
United States  49 – 50 Canada
Report
Basketball Arena
Attendance: 4,324
Referee: Alexander Schreiner (GER), Chris van de Riet (NED)
Gold medal match


9 September 2012
14:15
v
Canada  51 – 66 Australia
Madell 11
Hickling 7
Whitehead 7
Murao 6
Chan 5
Willsie 4
Simard 3
Lavoie 2
Dagenais 1
Hirschfield 1
Team 4
Report Batt 37
Bond 15
Carr 4
Smith 2
Scott 1
Lees 1
Meakin 1
Newton 1
Harrison 1
Team 3
Basketball Arena
Attendance: 9,048
Referee: Darren Roberts (USA), Chris van de Riet (NED)

Wheelchair tennis[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter-final Semi-final Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Philippe Bedard Men's singles  Boukartcha (MAR)
W 7–5, 6–2
 Fernandez (ARG)
L 0–6, 0–6
Did not advance
Joel Dembe  Phillipson (GBR)
L 2–6, 2–6
Did not advance
Phillippe Bedard
Joel Dembe
Men's doubles N/A  Jewitt /
Phillipson (GBR)
L 3–6, 1–6
Did not advance

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Team Canada". Canadian Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 26 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Wheelchair rugby player Hickling named Canada's flag bearer at Paralympics". The Canadian Press (CBC Sports). 26 August 2012. Retrieved 26 August 2012. 
  3. ^ The Canadian Press (Postmedia Network). 9 September 2012 http://www.canada.com/sports/2012-summer-games/Benoit+Huot+chosen+Canada+flag+bearer+Paralympic/7214016/story.html |url= missing title (help). Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Canada finishes 20th in medal rankings at Paralympic Games". The Associated Press (CBC Sports). 9 September 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Wheelchair Basketball". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "2010 World Championships Schedule & Results". Wheelchair Basketball Canada. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Wheelchair Basketball". Australian Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 5 June 2011.