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 SYDNEY (CP) -- What Canada Did at the Paralympics on Thursday, October 19, 2000:
 BASKETBALL
 Men: Canada defeated Mexico 66-31.
 CYCLING
 Mixed tandem pursuit: Julie Cournoyer, Longueuil, Que., and Alexandre Cloutier, Quebec City, finished second in their heat, advanced to semifinal.
 Men tandem individual pursuit: Brian Cowie and Minetaro Van Velzen, both Vancouver, placed sixth in their heat and did not advance; Stephane Cote and Mathieu Fagnan, both Montreal, were 15th in their heat and did not advance.
 SHOOTING
 Men air rifle: Glenn Mariash, Winnipeg, placed 23rd in the 10-metre standing air-rifle competition and did not qualify for the final.
 TABLE TENNIS
 Team Competition (versus Spain): John MacPherson, Dartmouth, N.S., lost 2-0; Martin Pelletier, Gatineau, Que., lost 2-0; MacPherson, Pelletier lost in doubles.
 SYDNEY (CP) -- What Canada Did at the Paralympics on Friday, October 20, 2000:
 BASKETBALL
 Men: Canada (2-0) defeated Britain (1-1) 55-50.
 CYCLING
 Mixed tandem pursuit: Julie Cournoyer, Longueuil, Que., and Alexandre Cloutier, Quebec won a bronze medal.
 FENCING
 Women: Sylvie Morel, Pincourt, Que., lost to Germany 2-5; defeated Argentina 5-4; lost to France 4-5; lost to Spain 0-5
 JUDO
 Men's Lightweight 73 kg: Pier Morten, Burnaby, B.C., won a bronze medal; Bill Morgan, Brantford, Ont., (1-2) did not advance.
 SHOOTING
 Air rifle prone mixed: Mike Larochelle, Windsor, Ont., finished seventh in the air rifle prone mixed final; Chris Trifonidis, Vancouver, finished sixth in the air rifle prone mixed final.
 SWIMMING (There are different categories for each event in swimming)
 Women 200 IM: Elisabeth Walker of Toronto won a gold medal and set a world record in the 200m IM, 3:14.36; Jessica Sloan of Calgary won a gold medal and set a world record in the 200m IM in 2:33.64; Stephanie Dixon, Caledon, Ont., won a silver medal in the 200m IM in 2:47.59.
 Men 200 IM: Benoit Huot of Saint-Hubert, Que., won a gold medal and set a Paralympic record in the 200m IM, in 2:17.13.
 TENNIS
 Colin McKeage, Lloydminster, Alb., defeated Simon Hatt of Great Britain 7-5, 6-4 in the first round.
 Helene Simard, Baie-Comeau, Que., lost to Norie Kawashima of Japan 1-6, 2-6.
 TRACK AND FIELD
 Women's wheelchair 100 metres: Chantal Petitclerc, Montreal, won a silver medal.
 Men's wheelchair 100 metres: Jason Lachance, Gloucester, Ont., won a silver medal.
 Men's 800 metres visually impaired: Stuart McGregor, Ottawa, won a bronze medal.
 Men's wheelchair 800 metres: Richard Reelie, Saskatoon, finished first in semifinal.
 Men's wheelchair 200 metres: Dean Bergeron of Quebec finished third in semifinal; Andre Beaudoin, Cowansville, Que., finished second.
 Men's wheelchair 400 metres: Jeff Adams, Brampton, had best time in the first round.
 SYDNEY (CP) -- What Canada Did at the Paralympics on Saturday, October 21, 2000:
 ATHLETICS
 Lisa Franks, Moose Jaw, Sask., won a gold medal and set a Paralympic record in the women's wheelchair 800 metres, 2:29.13.
 France Gagne, Quebec City, won a silver medal in Javelin.
 Jeff Adams, Brampton, won a silver medal in the men's wheelchair 400 metres in 48.95.
 Andre Beaudoin, Cowansville, Que., won a silver medal in the men's wheelchair 200 metres, 33.56.
 Dean Bergeron, Quebec City, won a bronze medal in the men's wheelchair 200 metres, 34.27.
 BASKETBALL
 Men: Canada (3-0) defeated South Africa (0-3) 85-25.
 Women: Canada (1-0) defeated Mexico (0-1) 60-28.
 CYCLING
 Julie Cournoyer, Longueuil, Que. and Alexandre Cloutier, Quebec finished in sixth place in the mixed tandem one-kilometre time trial.
 Shooting
 Karen Van Nest, Mississauga, Ont., finished fourth in the air pistol.
 Glenn Mariash, Winnipeg, finished eighth in the 50 metre free rifle.
 SWIMMING
 Kirby Cote of Thunder Bay, Ont., won a gold medal and set a world record in the 200-metre IM, 2:29.59.
 Elisabeth Walker of Toronto won a gold medal in the 50-metre butterfly in 38.81.
 Walter Wu of Richmond, B.C., won a silver medal in the 200-metre m IM in 2:20.31.
 Philippe Gagnon, Chicoutimi, Que., won a silver medal in the 100-metre butterfly S10 in 1:00.25.
 Tyler Emmett of Windsor, Ont., won a bronze medal in the 200-metre IM in 2:23.60.
 Andrea Cole, Thunder Bay, Ont., won a silver medal in the 100-metre butterfly S8 in 1:25.34.
 Chelsea Gotell of Antigonish, N.S., won a bronze medal in the 200-metre IM in 2:42.50.
 Andrew Haley, Moncton, N.B., won a bronze medal in the 100-metre butterfly in 1:05.90.
 Donovan Tildesley, Vancouver, won a bronze medal in men's 200-metre IM SM11 in 2:36.96.
 TENNIS
 Colin McKeage, Lloydminster, Alta., lost to Robin Ammerlaan of the Netherlands 0-2 in the second round.
 McKeage and Paul Johnson of Victoria lost to Peter Wikstrom and Andreas Westman of Sweden 0-2 in the second round.
 VOLLEYBALL (Standing)
 Canada (1-0) defeated Australia (0-1) 3-0: 25-19, 25-20, 25-12.
 SYDNEY (CP) -- What Canada Did at the Paralympics on Sunday, October 22, 2000:
 ATHLETICS
 Chantal Petitclerc, Montreal, won a gold medal in the wheelchair women's 800m.
 Kyle Pettey of Campbellford, Ont., won a silver medal in discus with a throw of 36.20 metres.
 Jason Lachance of Ottawa won gold and set a Paralympic Record in the men's wheelchair 200m with a time of 29.17.
 Richard Reelie, Saskatoon, won a silver medal in the men's 800m, 2:09:26.
 BASKETBALL
 Men: Canada (4-0) defeated Germany (1-3) 68-43.
 Women: Canada (2-0) defeated Germany (0-2) 36-26.
 BOCCIA
 Paul Gauthier of Vancouver defeated number one ranked Armando Costa of Portugal 3-2 in overtime to move into the knockout round.
 CYCLING
 Mixed tandem sprint open
 Julie Cournoyer, Longueuil, Que. and Alexandre Cloutier, Quebec finished in seventh place.
 SHOOTING
 Mike Larochelle from Windsor finished in 11th place in air rifle.
 SWIMMING
 Danielle Campo from Tecumseh, Ont. won silver and Moorea Longstaff from New Westminster, B.C. won bronze in the women's 400m Freestlyle.
 Stephanie Dixon from Caledon, Ont. won a gold medal and set a World Record in the women's 400m Freestyle (S9), 4:53:83.
 Philippe Gagnon of Quebec City won gold and set a Paralympic Record.
 Benoit Huot won silver in the men's 400m Freestyle, in a time of 4:16:09.
 Kirby Cote from Winnipeg won gold and set a World Record in the women's 100m Breastroke, 1:19:43.
 Chelsey Gotell, Antigonish, N.S. won a silver medal in the women's 100m Breastroke, 1:27:18.
 TENNIS
 Paul Johnson of Victoria defeated Oscar Diaz of Argentina 2-0 in men's singles.
 Yuka Chokyu of Vancouver lost to Daniela Di Toro of Australia 0-2 in women's singles.
 VOLLEYBALL
 Canada (2-0) defeated number one ranked Poland (1-1) 3-1.
 SYDNEY (CP) -- What Canada Did at the Paralympics on Monday, October 23, 2000:
 ATHLETICS
 Women's wheelchair 200: Lisa Franks, Moose Jaw, Sask., won gold medal.
 Men's 500: Richard Reelie, Saskatoon, won bronze medal.
 Men's 800: Jeff Adams, Brampton, Ont., won gold medal in Paralympic record time of 1:38.22.
 Men's discus: France Gagne, Quebec City, won bronze.
 BASKETBALL
 Men: Canada def. U.S. 58-45.
 Women: Canada def. Japan (2-1) 49-32.
 CYCLING
 Men's tandem 1-km time trial: Brian Cowie, Burnaby, B.C., and Min Van Velzen, Vancouver, finished 11th; Stephane Cote, Chicoutimi, Que., and Mathieu Fagnan, Montreal, were 18th.
 FENCING
 Women's epee: Carrie Loffree, Montreal, finished ninth; Sylvie Morel, Montreal, was 12th.
 GOALBALL
 Men: Canada tied Hungary 1-1.
 Women: Canada def. Netherlands 1-0.
 SWIMMING
 Men's 400 freestyle: Walter Wu, Richmond, B.C., won silver; Brian Hill, Duncan, B.C., was eighth.
 TENNIS
 Women's doubles: Yuka Chokyu, Vancouver, and Helene Simard, Baie-Comeau, Que., lost two sets to one to Germany.
 VOLLEYBALL
 Canada was beaten 16-25, 22-25, 18-25 by Germany.
 SYDNEY (CP) -- What Canada Did at the Paralympics on Tuesday, October 24, 2000:
 ATHLETICS
 Women's wheelchair 400: Chantal Petitclerc, Montreal, won silver in a season's best time of 56.08.
 Women's wheelchair 1500: Lisa Franks, Moose Jaw, Sask., won gold.
 Men's wheelchair 100: Earle Connor, Saskatoon, won gold in world record time of 12.61.
 Men's wheelchair 400: Dean Bergeron, Quebec, won bronze; Andre Beaudoin, Cowansville, Que., was fourth.
 BOCCIA
 Individual mixed final: Paul Gauthier, Vancouver, won bronze.
 GOALBALL
 Men: Canada def. Britain 4-2.
 Women: Canada def. Finland 1-0, tied U.S. 2-2.
 SAILING
 Sonar class: After six races, Canada (Brian MacDonald, Vancouver; Paul Tingley, Victoria; David Williams, Vancouver) sits third.
 SHOOTING
 Free Rifle Prone Mixed Final: Chris Trifonidis, Vancouver, finished seventh.
 SWIMMING
 Women's 100 breaststroke: Jessica Sloan, Calgary, won gold in world record time of 1:16.93.
 Women's 100 freestyle: Kirby Cote, Winnipeg, won silver; Jessica Tuomela, Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., finished sixth.
 Men's 100 breaststroke: Bob Penner, Agassiz, B.C., was fourth.
 Men's 100 freestyle: Walter Wu of Richmond, B.C. won bronze; Tyler Emmett, Windsor, Ont., finished fifth; Donovan Tildesley, Vancouver, was sixth and Brian Hill, Duncan, B.C., was eighth.
 TABLE TENNIS
 Men's singles: John MacPherson, Dartmouth, N.S., lost 2-0 to Peter Faehnrich of Germany.
 TENNIS
 Men's singles: Paul Johnson, Victoria, lost his third-round match 6-2, 6-4 to Steven Welsh of the U.S.
 VOLLEYBALL
 Canada def. Israel 3-0 in a quarter-final match.
SYDNEY (CP) -- What Canada Did at the Paralympics on Wednesday, October 25, 2000:
ATHLETICS
Men's discus: James Shaw, Toronto, won gold.
Men's 5,000: Jeff Adams, Brampton, Ont., won bronze.
Women's 200 metres: Tracey Melesko, Prince George, B.C., won bronze.
BASKETBALL
Men: Canada def. Sweden 73-39 in quarter-finals.
Women: Canada def. Netherlands 42-23 in semifinals.
GOALBALL
Men: Canada tied Spain 3-3, lost 2-1 to Lithuania.
Women: Canada def. Australia 1-0.
POWERLIFTING
Women's 55-kilogram class: Yves Bedard, Longueuil, Que., was 14th.
RUGBY
Canada def. Germany 35-32.
SAILING
Sonar class: Canada stood third after eight races.
SWIMMING
Women's 100-metre freestyle: Jessica Sloan, Calgary, won gold in a world record 1:16.70; Anne Polinario, Toronto, won bronze.
Women's 100-metre freestyle: Danielle Campo, Tecumseh, Ont., won gold in world record 1:14.64.
Women's 100-metre freestyle: Stephanie Dixon, Brampton, Ont., won gold in world record 1:07:12.
Men's 100-metre freestyle: Philippe Gagnon, Chicoutimi, Que., won gold medal in world record 54.30; Benoit Huot, Longueuil, Que., won silver.
TABLE TENNIS
Martin Pelletier, Buckingham, Que., lost 2-0 to Italy's Paolo Puglisi.
 SYDNEY (CP) -- What Canada Did at the Paralympics on Thursday, October 26, 2000:
 ATHLETICS
 Men's discus: Jacques Martin, Sherbrooke, Que., won silver.
 Men's 200: Earle Connor, Saskatoon, won silver.
 Womens long jump: Tracey Melesko, Prince George, B.C., finished sixth.
 Women's wheelchair 100: Lisa Franks, Moose Jaw, Sask., won silver.
 Men's wheelchair 400: Jason Lachance, Ottawa, won silver.
 Men's wheelchair 1,500: Richard Reelie, Burnaby, B.C., was fourth.
 BASKETBALL
 Men's: Canada def. Britain 66-51 in the semifinals.
 BOCCIA
 Mixed pairs: Alison Kabush and Paul Gauthier, Vancouver, won bronze.
 CYCLING
 Mixed bicycle time trial: Jean Quevillon, Ste-Adele, Que., won silver; Gary Longhi, Montreal, was ninth.
 Mixed tandem road race: Julie Cournoyer, Longueuil, Que., and Alexandre Cloutier, Quebec, won silver.
 GOALBALL
 Men: Canada lost to Finland 4-2.
 Women: Canada def. Spain 1-0, tied Britain 1-1.
 POWERLIFTING
 75 kg: Kenny Doyle, St. John's, was eighth.
 WHEELCHAIR RUGBY
 Canada def. Britain 38-33.
 SWIMMING
 100 butterfly: Walter Wu, Richmond, B.C., won gold in a world record time of 1:00.87; Brian Hill, Duncan, B.C., won silver.
 Women's 4x100m freestyle relay: Canada (Jessica Sloan, Calgary; Danielle Campo, Tecumseh, Ont.; Andrea Cole, Thunder Bay, Ont.; and Stephanie Dixon, Brampton, Ont.) won gold in a world record time.
 4x100 freestyle relay: Canada (Philippe Gagnon, Quebec; Andrew Haley, Moncton, N.B.; Adam Purdy, London, Ont.; and Bob Penner, Agassiz, B.C.) placed fourth.
 VOLLEYBALL
 Canada def. U.S. 3-2.
 SYDNEY (CP) -- What Canada Did at the Paralympics on Saturday, October 28, 2000:
 ATHLETICS
 Men
 1500 T54: Jeff Adams, Brampton, Ont., gold, three minutes 10.98 seconds.
 1500 T11: Jason Dunkerly, Hamilton, Ont., silver, 4:10.17.
 4x100 relay T54: Canada (Jeff Adams of Brampton, Ont., Mathieu Blanchette of Quebec, Que., Mathieu Parent of Quebec, Que., and Barry Patriquin of Oxford, N.S.), silver.
 Women
 400 T52: Lisa Franks, Moose Jaw, Sask., gold, 1:16:26.
 400 T34: Caitlain Renneson, Gloucester, Ont., bronze, 1:20:31.
 BASKETBALL
 Men
 Canada defeated the Netherlands 57-43 to win the gold medal.
 GOALBALL
 Women
 Canada defeated Finland 2-0 in the semifinals.
 Men
 Canada (1-3-2) lost to Australia (2-2-1) 2-5 and finished 10th.
 RUGBY
 Canada lost to the USA 40-35 in the semifinal.
 SWIMMING
 Men
 4x100 relay: Canada (Adam Purdy, London, Ont., Philippe Gagnon, Chicoutimi, Que., Andrew Haley, Moncton, N.B., and Benoit Huot, Saint-Hubert, Que.), gold, 4:32:39 (world record).
 50 Freestyle S10: Benoit Huot, Longueuil, Que., gold, 25:37 (world record).
 Women
 50 Freestyle S13: Kirby Cote, Winnipeg, silver, 28.80; Chelsey Gotell, Antigonish, N.S., bronze, 29.60.
 50 Freestyle S7: Danielle Campo, Windsor, Ont. gold, 34.98 (Paralympic record).
 50 Freestyle S9: Stephanie Dixon, Brampton, Ont. silver, 31.29.
 50 Freestyle S10: Jessica Sloan. Calgary, gold, 28.44 (world record); Anne Polinario, Toronto, bronze.
 50 Freestyle S11: Jessica Tuomela, Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. silver, 33.75.
 4x100 medley relay: Canada (Stephanie Dixon, Brampton, Ont., Jessica Sloan, Calgary, Elizabeth Walker, Saskatoon, and Darda Geiger, London, Ont.) gold, 5:07:56 (world record).


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