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Chantal Petitclerc

Chantal Petitclerc chosen as the Canadian Flag bearer at Closing Ceremony
On Tuesday morning during a convivial ceremony to honour the medallists on the Canadian Team, Chef de Mission Louis Barbeau announced that Chantal Petitclerc, was selected to carry the Canadian flag at the Closing Ceremony. - September 28th, 2004

Chantal Petitclerc

Fifth gold for Chantal Petitclerc
Chantal Petitclerc of Montreal won her fifth gold medal on Monday to conclude a great performance by the Canadian track and field team at the 2004 Paralympic Games. - September 27, 2004

Chantal Benoit

Canada bounces back for bronze in women’s wheelchair basketball
The Canadian women’s wheelchair basketball team put aside its disappointment at not making the final and won the bronze medal on Monday with a 63-47 victory over Germany at the Paralympic Games. - September 27, 2004

Kirby Cote
Stephanie Dixon

Kirby Cote and Stephanie Dixon complete multi-medal performances
Kirby Cote of Winnipeg won the gold medal in the women’s 50 freestyle for the visually impaired while Stephanie Dixon of Victoria picked-up a team leading eighth medal to conclude a super showing by Canada’s swimming team at the Paralympic Games. - September 27, 2004

Lisa Franks

Lisa Franks wins second gold medal at Paralympic Games
Lisa Franks of Saskatoon won her second gold medal on Sunday at the Paralympic Games with a decisive victory in the women’s 200-metre wheelchair race for paraplegics. - September 26, 2004

Goalball

Canada succesfully defends their Women's Paralympic title
The reigning Paralympic Champions, Canada came up big to clinch the gold, thanks to a 3-1 victory over the USA in the 2004 Women's Paralympic Goalball Tournament. - September 26, 2004

Chantal Petitclerc

Petitclerc wins 4th gold, sets world mark
Canadian wheelchair athlete Chantal Petitclerc continues to dominate at the Paralympic Games, winning a fourth gold medal and shattering a third world record on Saturday. - September 25, 2004

Stephanie Dixon

Stephanie Dixon takes turn in spotlight with gold
Stephanie Dixon of Victoria won a team leading sixth medal at the Paralympic Games on Saturday with a victory in world record time in a women’s 100-metre backstroke race. - September 25, 2004

Chantal Benoit

U.S. stuns Canada
In the women’s semi-final, the U.S., stunned Canada, the three-time defending champions, 57-40. Danielle Peers of Edmonton was the top Canadian scorer with 10 points, Tracey Ferguson of Ottawa added eight while Chantal Benoit of Orleans, Ont., and Sabrina Pettinicchi of Montreal scored six points each. - September 25, 2004

Karen Brain

Karen Brain wins second bronze medal in dressage at Paralympic Games
Karen Brain of London, Ont., notched a second bronze medal finishing third in the freestyle dressage on Friday. - September 24, 2004

Courtney Knight

Canada wins two more medals in track and field
Veteran throwers Courtney Knight of Burnaby, B.C., and France Gagné of Alma, Que., both won bronze medals in events for visually impaired to highlight Canadian performances in track and field Thursday at the Paralympic Games. - September 23, 2004

Kirby Cote
Cote swims to third gold of Paralympic Games
Canada's Kirby Cote swam to her third gold medal of the Athens Paralympic Games on Wednesday, while her teammate Chelsey Gotell picked up a bronze. - September 22, 2004

Chantal Petitclerc

Canadian gold rush
Petitclerc wins again
Wheelchair racer Chantal Petitclerc set another world record at the Paralympic Games on Tuesday. Petitclerc broke her own world record en route to a gold medal in the women's 100-metre wheelchair race. - September 21, 2004

Chantal Petitclerc

Petitclerc sets Paralympic record
Wheelchair racer Chantal Petitclerc broke a world record Monday, leading a strong day by Canadians at the Paralympic Games. - September 20, 2004

Kirby Cote

Swimmer Kirby Cote wins Canada’s first medal
Swimmer Kirby Cote of Winnipeg won Canada’s first medal at the Paralympic Games on Sunday with a golden performance in the women’s 100-metre butterfly for the visually impaired. - September 18, 2004

Sport & Development International Bulletin
This month's Sport & Development International Bulletin touches on criticisms about the lack of media coverage for the Paralympic Games, and the fact that media emphasis is all-too-often be centred on the athletes' disabilities rather than on their athletic abilities and achievements. This edition also considers the Games as a means to educate the global community.- September 2004 http://www.sportanddev.org/bulletin

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