Every Ottawan in the Rio Paralympics

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Plenty of Ottawans among the 150+ Canadian athletes at the 2016 Rio Paralympics!

Here is a list of every Ottawan competing:

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Josh Cassidy – Athletics

  • Born: Nov. 15, 1984
  • Birthplace: Ottawa, Ont.
  • Residence: Guelph, Ont.
  • Height: 170cm
  • Weight: 62kg
  • Prev. games: Beijing 2008, Delhi 2010, London 2012, Glasgow 2014, Toronto 2015
  • Classification: Paraplegic T54
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LONDON, ENGLAND 07/09/2012 - Jason Dunkerley with (Guide) Joshua Karanja competes in the Men's 5000m T11 final at the London 2012 Paralympic Games in the Olympic Stadium. (Photo: Phillip MacCallum/Canadian Paralympic Committee)

(Photo: Phillip MacCallum/Canadian Paralympic Committee)

Jason Dunkerley – Running

  • Born: Aug. 21, 1977
  • Birthplace: Newtownards, UK
  • Residence: Ottawa, Ont.
  • Height: 183 cm
  • Weight: 73 kg
  • Prev. games: Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Rio 2007, Beijing 2008, Guadalajara 2011, London 2012, Toronto 2015
  • Classification: Visual impairment, T11
LONDON, ENGLAND 08/09/2012 - Robbi Weldon (left), with pilot Lyne Bessette (right), capture the Gold Medal in the Women's Individual B Road Race in the 2012 London Paralympics at Brands Hatch. (Photo: Phillip MacCallum/Canadian Paralympic Committee)

Robbi Weldon (L) and her pilot Lyne Bessette (R) take gold in Women’s Individual B in the 2012 London Paralympics. (Photo: Phillip MacCallum/Canadian Paralympic Committee)

Robbi Weldon – Cycling

  • Born: Sep. 6, 1975
  • Birthplace: Thunder Bay, Ont.
  • Residence: Ottawa, Ont.
  • Height: 167 cm
  • Weight: 65 kg
  • Prev. games: Vancouver 2010, London 2012, Sochi 2014, Toronto 2015
  • Classification: Visually impaired, tandem B2
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wbogartWhitney Bogart – Goalball

  • Born: April 21, 1986
  • Birthplace: Thunder Bay, Ont.
  • Residence: Ottawa, Ont.
  • Height: 161 cm
  • Weight: 69 kg
  • Prev. games: Guadalajara 2011, London 2012, Toronto 2015
  • Classification: Visual impairment, B3
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amyburkAmy Burk – Goalball

  • Birth: March 17, 1990
  • Birthplace: Charlottetown, PEI
  • Residence: Ottawa, Ont.
  • Height: 163 cm
  • Weight: 71 kg
  • Prev. games: Beijing 2008, Guadalajara 2011, London 2012
  • Classification: Visual impairment B3
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tony walbyTony Walby – Jud0

  • Born: August 11, 1973
  • Birthplace: Ottawa, Ont.
  • Residence: Ottawa, Ont.
  • Height: 176 cm
  • Weight: 90kg
  • Prev. games: Guadalajara 2011, London 2012, Toronto 2015
  • Classification: Visual impairment B1
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toddAndrew Todd – Para-rowing

  • Born: June 13, 1989
  • Birthplace: Thunder Bay, Ont.
  • Residence: Ottawa, Ont.
  • Height: 177 cm
  • Weight: 74 kg
  • Prev. games: None.
  • Classification: Disability in right leg, LTA4+
Toronto, Ontario, August 14, 2015. Canadian women compete in the Sitting volleyball during the 2015 Parapan Am Games . Photo Scott Grant/Canadian Paralympic Committee

Toronto, Ontario, August 14, 2015. Canadian women compete in the Sitting volleyball during the 2015 Parapan Am Games . Photo Scott Grant/Canadian Paralympic Committee

Chantal Beauchesne – Sitting volleyball

  • Born: January 29, 1984
  • Birthplace: Ottawa, Ont.
  • Residence: Petawawa, Ont.
  • Height: 163 cm
  • Weight: 58 kg
  • Prev. games: Toronto 2015
  • Classification: Leg amputee

 

 

 

CAMILLE BERUBECamille Bérubé – Para-swimming

  • Born: May 21, 1995
  • Birthplace: Gatineau, Que.
  • Residence: Ottawa, Ont.
  • Height: 145 cm
  • Weight: 55 kg
  • Prev. games: London 2012, Toronto 2015
  • Classification: Disability in both legs, S8/SB8/SM8

robbins Christine Robbins – Para-Triathlon

  • Born: May 24, 1978
  • Birthplace: Murrayville, BC
  • Residence: Ottawa, Ont.
  • Height: 165 cm
  • Weight: 59 kg
  • Prev. games: None.
  • Classification: Visual impairment, PT5
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Patrice dagenaisPatrice Dagenais – Wheelchair Rugby

  • Born: October 4, 1984
  • Birthplace: Ottawa, Ont.
  • Residence: Embrun, Ont.
  • Height: 173 cm
  • Weight: 70 kg
  • Prev. games: Toronto 2015, London 2012
  • Classification: Spinal cord injury

The 2016 Paralympics can be streamed on CBC Sports and is broadcast on CBC TV.

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