Canadian Paralympic Committee Announces Team for Guadalajara 2011 Parapan American Games

Monday September 19th, 2011

The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) on Saturday announced its high-performance team that will be competing in the 2011 Parapan American Games.   One of the largest teams in its history, a total of 213 members, will make up the Canadian team which will compete at the 2011 Parapan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, from November 12 to 20, 2011.

The Canadian delegation includes 126 athletes, seven guides and 80 officials (coaches, managers, support staff, mission staff).

Canada will compete in 11 of the 13 sports in Guadalajara: Archery, Athletics, Boccia, Cycling, Goalball, Judo, Sitting Volleyball (men's team), Swimming, Table Tennis, Wheelchair Basketball (men's and women's teams) and Wheelchair Tennis. Canada did not qualify to compete in Soccer (5-a-side) and Powerlifting.

Team Canada at the Guadalajara 2011 Parapan American Games includes the following in the sport of judo

 

Justin Karn, Kitchener, ON

Timothy Rees, Waterloo, ON

Tont Walby, Ottawa, ON

Tom Thomson, Brantford, ON

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