– Double Tokyo silver medallist Brent Lakatos again on observe for 1500m heats
– Para swimming motion continues
– Capturing Para sport begins; Karen Van Nest in Para archery elimination rounds
TOKYO, Aug. 29, 2021 /CNW/ – Preliminary play wraps up in three occasions for Canada on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Video games on Monday August 30, with the boys’s wheelchair basketball squad, girls’s goalball workforce, and particular person boccia gamers hoping to complete robust for an opportunity to advance. Canadian athletes will even be in motion in Para athletics, Para swimming, Para archery, and Capturing Para sport.
Austin Smeenk (Oakville, ON) is direct to the boys’s T34 100m ultimate set for 10:43 a.m. JST / 9:43 p.m. ET. The 24-year-old completed sixth on this occasion on the Rio 2016 Video games.
Brent Lakatos (Dorval, QC), already a two-time silver medallist in Tokyo, is again for extra motion on the observe, racing within the males’s T54 1500m heats at 12:44 p.m. JST / 11:44 p.m. ET (Sunday). He’s the present T53 world file holder on this distance, set in 2017. Additionally competing in heats are Zachary Gingras (Markham, ON) in his first-ever Paralympic occasion within the males’s T38 400m heats at 12:19 p.m. JST / 11:19 p.m. ET (Sunday) and Jessica Frotten (Whitehorse, YT) within the girls’s T54 1500m at 9:34 p.m. JST / 8:34 a.m. ET. The finals for every would happen on Tuesday.
The Canadian males will conclude round-robin play towards Colombia at 9 a.m. JST / 8 p.m. ET (Sunday) and a victory would advance the squad into the quarterfinals. The workforce at present sits fifth in Group A with a 1-3 file after choosing up their first win on Sunday. The highest 4 groups within the group will advance.
Canada could have 4 swimmers on the pool on Monday, with Aly Van Wyck-Good (Toronto, ON) and Nikita Ens (Meadow Lake, SK) each set for the ladies’s 100m freestyle S3 heats at 10:30 a.m. JST / 9:30 p.m. ET (Sunday). Camille Bérubé (Gatineau, QC) and Danielle Dorris (Moncton, NB) are additionally straight to the ultimate within the girls’s 100m backstroke S7, set for 5:07 p.m. JST / 4:07 a.m. ET.
The preliminary spherical wraps up within the boccia particular person match, with all three Canadians hoping to complete robust. Within the BC4 class, Iulian Ciobanu (Montreal) will look to go up 3-0 reverse China’s Zheng Yuansen at 4 p.m. JST / 3 a.m. ET whereas 1-1 Alison Levine (Montreal) will face Davor Komar of Croatia at 9:30 a.m. JST / 8:30 p.m. ET (Sunday). The third Canadian in competitors is BC2 participant Danik Allard (Bois-des-Filion, QC), heading into his match towards RPC’s Diana Tsyplina at 1:20 p.m. JST / 12:20 a.m. ET with a 0-2 file.
Canada’s girls’s goalball workforce wraps up preliminary play with a recreation towards China at 2:45 p.m. JST / 1:45 a.m. ET. With a 1-2 file, Canada is at present fifth in Group A and wishes a high 4 end to advance to the quarterfinals, making this a must-win recreation to maintain their hopes alive.
Karen Van Nest (Wiarton, ON) will face China’s Lin Yueshan within the 1/8 elimination spherical of the ladies’s compound open at 10:25 a.m. JST / 9:25 p.m. ET (Sunday) with a spot within the quarterfinals on the road. Van Nest was ranked 11th after the rating spherical whereas Lin was sixth. The ladies’s compound open will conclude with the medal rounds on Monday, so if Van Nest defeats Lin, she is going to play once more later within the day.
Capturing Para Sport
Doug Blessin (Port Coquitlam, BC) and Lyne Tremblay (Magog, ON) will compete of their first occasion of Tokyo 2020 – the combined 10m air rifle standing SH2 in Capturing Para sport. The qualifying spherical begins at 1:15 p.m. JST / 12:15 a.m. ET with the highest eight finishers then advancing to the finals, additionally to happen on Monday. That is each Blessin and Tremblay’s third Paralympic look however for Tremblay her first in Capturing Para sport after making the swap from archery.
CLICK HERE for the entire Canadian Paralympic Staff schedule on August 30.
HOW TO WATCH
Livestream and on-demand broadcasts could be discovered at Paralympic.ca/Tokyo-2020/live-stream-video-demand, cbc.ca/tokyo2020 and Radio-Canada.ca/jeux-paralympiques, the CBC Sports activities app for iOS and Android units, the free CBC Gem streaming service, and the Radio-Canada Sports activities app.
August 30 Canadian TV Broadcasts:
Sportsnet One (CBC Late Evening Replay) – 7 a.m. ET
CBC Daytime – 3 p.m. native
CBC Primetime – 7 p.m. native
CBC Late Evening – 12:30 a.m. native (Tuesday)
Radio-Canada Afternoon – 1 p.m. ET
Radio-Canada Late Evening – 11:05 p.m. ET
Click here for the entire broadcast schedule. Test your native listings for up to date schedules.
MEDIA RESOURCES: Sources to cowl the Tokyo 2020 Canadian Paralympic Staff, together with athlete bios, flash quotes, photographs, and video highlights, can be found at Paralympic.ca/tokyo-2020-media.
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In regards to the Canadian Paralympic Staff: Canada is represented by 128 athletes competing in 18 sports activities on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Video games, happening August 24 to September 5.
In regards to the Canadian Paralympic Committee: Paralympic.ca
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