Canada at the 2006 Winter Paralympics

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Canada at the
2006 Winter Paralympics
Flag of Canada.svg
IPC codeCAN
NPCCanadian Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.paralympic.ca
in Turin
Competitors35 in 4 sports
Flag bearerTodd Nicholson (opening)
Colette Bourgonje (closing)[1]
Medals
Ranked 6th
Gold
5
Silver
3
Bronze
5
Total
13
Winter Paralympics appearances (overview)

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 Brian McKeever
Guide: Robin McKeever
Cross-country skiing Men's 5 km, visually impaired March 12
 Gold Brian McKeever
Guide: Robin McKeever
Cross-country skiing Men's 10 km, visually impaired March 15
 Gold Lauren Woolstencroft Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom, standing March 16
 Gold Canada 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 Chris Williamson
Guide: Robert Taylor
Alpine skiing Men's downhill, visually impaired March 12
 Silver Lauren Woolstencroft Alpine skiing Women's Super-G, standing March 13
 Silver Brian McKeever
Guide: Robin McKeever
Cross-country skiing Men's 20 km, visually impaired March 19
 Bronze Kimberly Joines Alpine skiing Women's Super-G, sitting March 14
 Bronze Brian McKeever
Guide: Robin McKeever
Biathlon Men's 7.5 km, visually impaired March 14
 Bronze Chris Williamson
Guide: Robert Taylor
Alpine skiing Men's Super-G, visually impaired March 14
 Bronze Colette Bourgonje Cross-country skiing Women's 5 km, sitting March 15
 Bronze Colette Bourgonje Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km, sitting March 18

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Labonté named flagbearer for Canada at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony". Canadian Paralympic Committee. March 8, 2010. Retrieved March 8, 2014.
  2. ^ "Canada's Flagbearer Named for The Paralympic Games Sledge Hockey's Todd Nicholson to Lead Canada at Opening Ceremonies". Hockey Canada. March 8, 2006. Retrieved March 8, 2014.

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