Canada at the 2000 Summer Paralympics

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Canada at the
2000 Summer Paralympics
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IPC code CAN
NPC Canadian Paralympic Committee
in Sydney
Competitors 166 in 16 sports
Ranked 3rd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
38 33 25 96
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

Canada competed at the XI Paralympic Games in Sydney, Australia from October 18 to 19, 2000.[1] The Canadian team included 166 athletes; 113 men and 53 women.[2] Canada finished third in the medal table and won a total of ninety-six medals; thirty-eight gold, thirty-three silver and twenty-five bronze.[3]

Swimmer Stephanie Dixon set a Canadian record at the Games for most gold medals at a single Paralympics, Winter or Summer, with 5.[4] The record was later tied by wheelchair racer Chantal Petitclerc in the 2004 Summer Paralympics and skier Lauren Woolstencroft in the 2010 Winter Paralympics.[5]

Canadian Team at Sydney 2000 Summer Paralympic Games[edit]

Sport Team Members  Gold  Silver  Bronze
Archery Alec Denys
Norbert Murphy
--- --- ---
Athletics (Men) Andre Beaudoin, Andy Shaw, Barry Patriquin, Brent Mcmahon, Carl Marquis, Clayton Gerein, Colin Mathieson, Dean Bergeron, Dominique Tremblay, Earle Connor, Eric Gauthier, France Gagne, Greg Dailey, Hal Merrill, Jacques Bouchard, Jacques Martin, James Shaw, Jason Delesalle, Jason Dunkerley, Jason Lachance, Jeffrey Adams, Joseph Radmore, Kelly Smith, Kyle Pettey, Mathieu Blanchette, Mathieu Parent, Peter David Howe, Richard Reelie, Rick Gronman, Robert Hughes, Robert Snoek, Shane Risto, Stephen Ellefson, Stuart Mcgregor 6 11 8
Athletics (Women) Caitlin Renneson, Chantal Petitclerc, Chelsea Lariviere, Christine (Christy) Campbell, Colette Bourgonje, Courtney Knight, Diane Roy, Kris Vriend, Lisa Franks, Ljiljana Ljubisic, Tracey Melesko 6 4 1
Boccia (Men) François Bourbonniere, Lance Cryderman, Paul Gauthier --- --- 2
Boccia (Women) Mirane Lanoix-Boyer, Tammy McLeod, Alison Kabush --- --- 1
Cycling (Men) Alexandre Cloutier, Brian Cowie, Fabien Bergeron, Gary Longhi, Jean Quevillon, Mathieu Fagnan, Minetaro Van Velzen, Stephane Cote, Yvon Provencher --- 2 1
Cycling (Women) Julie Cournoyer --- 1 1
Goalball (Men) Dean Kozak, Eric Houle, Jeff Christy, Rob Christy, Mario Caron --- --- ---
Goalball (Women) Amy Alsop, Carrie Anton, Contessa Scott, Nancy Morin, Nathalie Chartrand, Viviane Forest 6 --- ---
Judo (Men) Pier Morten, William Morgan --- --- ---
Powerlifting (Men) Yves Bedard, Kenneth Doyle --- --- ---
Sailing (Men) Jamie Whitman, Dan McCoy, Paul Tingley, David Williams, Brian Macdonald --- --- 2
Standing volleyball (Men) Chris Rodway, Geoff Hammond, Jason Migchels, Joey Stabner, John Przybyszewski, Jose Rebelo, Larry Matthews, Lawrence Flynn, Mikael Bartholdy, Neil Johnson, Tony Quarin, Wayne Epp --- 11 ---
Shooting (Men) Christos Trifonidis, Michael Larochelle, Glenn Mariash --- --- ---
Shooting (Women) Karen Van Nest --- --- ---
Swimming (Men) Adam Purdy, Andrew Haley, Benoît Huot, Bradley Sales, Brian Hill, Donovan Tildesley, Philippe Gagnon, Robert Penner, Tyler Emmett, Walter Wu, 15 9 3
Swimming (Women) Alexandra Guarascio, Andrea Cole, Anne Polinario, Chelsey Gotell, Danielle Campo, Darda Sales, Elisabeth Christine Walker-Young, Jessica Sloan, Jessica Tuomela, Kirby Cote, Marie Dannhaeuser, Moorea Longstaff, Stéphanie Dixon, Tara Carkner 19 6 4
Table tennis (Men) Martin Pelletier, John MacPherson, --- --- ---
Wheelchair basketball (Men) Christopher Stoutenburg, David Durepos, James Borisoff, James Treuer, Jeffrey Dennis, Joey Johnson, Kenneth Hall, Patrick Anderson, Richard A. Peter, Ross Norton, Roy Henderson, Travis Gaertner 12 --- ---
Wheelchair basketball (Women) Chantal Benoit, Jennifer Krempien, Joanne Kelly, Kendra Ohama, Linda Kutrowski, Lori Radke, Marni Abbott-Peter, Marnie Peters, Michelle Stilwell, Renee Delcolle, Sabrina Pettinicchi, Tracey Ferguson 11 --- ---
Wheelchair fencing (Women) Carrie Loffree, Sylvie Ruth Morel --- --- ---
Wheelchair rugby (Men) Allan Semeniuk, Christopher Daw, Daniel Paradis, Dany Belanger, Daryl Stubel, David Willsie, Garett Hickling, Ian Chan, Kirby Kranabetter, Martin Larocque, Mike Bacon, Patrice Simard --- --- ---
Wheelchair tennis (Men) Paul Johnson, Colin Mckeage --- --- ---
Wheelchair tennis (Women) Helene Simard, Yuka Chokyu --- --- ---

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Paralympic Games History – Summer". Australian Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Participation Numbers Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Medal Standings Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Canadian medalists 2000 Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games". Canadian Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  5. ^ Vancouver Sun, "Woolstencroft wins fifth gold medal", CanWest News Service, 21 March 2010 (accessed 2 May 2012)


  • International Paralympic Committee (2000). "Appendix C: Athlete Numbers - By Delegation". Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games Post Games Report. Sydney. 

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