B.C. Connected Paralympians Major Contributor to Sensational Results for Canada at Beijing 2022 – Canadian Sport Institute Pacific

March 15th, 2022
For Quick Release

Victoria, BC – One more effective Paralympics is in the publications for Team Canada following their fantastic nine days in Beijing. Eighteen of Staff Canada’s 48 athletes (38%) experienced a B.C. link and a lot more than fifty percent of individuals athletes introduced dwelling components soon after earning a place on the podium. Medals from B.C. connected athletes manufactured up 60% of Team Canada’s whole medals.

At the Beijing 2022 Paralympics, Crew Canada experienced 48 Paralympians.  Of those people:

  • 37 athletes received medals
  • 9 had been multiple medallists
  • 12 athletes won a medal in their debut Game titles
  • 18 users (38%) of Team Canada experienced a link to B.C. i.e. educate in B.C. and/or name someplace in B.C. as their hometown
  • 17 athletes (36%) had been affiliated with CSI Pacific i.e. obtain support from CSI Pacific and/or the PacificSport community
  • 11 out of 18 B.C. related athletes (61%) gained medals
  • 10 out of 17 CSI Pacific affiliated athletes (59%) won medals
  • On leading of the medals, there ended up an additional 8 Prime 5 performances

Observe: See beneath for all CSI Pacific and B.C. connected medallists at Beijing 2022.

These numbers show a continuation of strong results for B.C. related and CSI Pacific affiliated athletes around the Tokyo and Beijing Olympics and Paralympics, all of which occurred in the previous eight months.

CSI Pacific affiliated athletes experienced the pursuing benefits above the earlier yr:

  • Beijing Paralympics: Built up 35% of Crew Canada, won 56% of the medals
  • Beijing Olympics: Designed up 32% of Staff Canada, won 58% of the medals
  • Tokyo Paralympics: Designed up 23% of Team Canada, gained 43% of the medals
  • Tokyo Olympics: Produced up 50% of Staff Canada, gained 42% of the medals
    • like all users of the Women’s gold medal-successful Soccer crew

“What all these athletes have completed above the earlier calendar year of competition and in the course of this past quadrennial is definitely inspirational,” explained Wendy Pattenden, CEO, CSI Pacific. “The Paralympians in Beijing continued to present Canada as becoming a main player in activity on the environment stage. It is even extra spectacular when noting that we have been a person of just two nations around the world to win medals in all 5 winter season Paralympic sports.”

The Wintertime Paralympic medal overall was the third maximum in Canada’s history and that follows on the heels of other remarkable outcomes about the earlier year, such as Canada profitable the most ever medals at a non-boycotted Summer months Online games last 12 months in Tokyo.

“Canada has experienced an unbelievable 96 medals to rejoice above the final 8 months and CSI Pacific affiliated athletes have accounted for 50 % of those people medals,” continued Pattenden “It’s been our privilege to operate with so quite a few of these athletes, coaches and National Sport Corporations and be component of their aid crew as they strike these worldwide heights.”

The determination and assist of National and Provincial Sport Corporations (NSOs/PSOs) in the course of British Columbia, as very well as aid and contributions from all levels of governing administration and the motivation and management of viaSport have been a main reason B.C. linked athletes have been capable to achieve their activity ambitions.

CSI Pacific despatched two workers members to the Beijing Paralympics to aid the athletes on the floor at the Games. They had been:

Canadian Sport Institute Pacific workers working at the Beijing 2022 Paralympics

Staff Member Discipline Sport
Christie Gialloreto Psychological Overall performance Direct Para Snowboard
Kayla Dodson Strength & Conditioning / Integrated Assistance Staff Guide Para Alpine

 

Canadian Activity Institute Pacific affiliated athletes who were Paralympic Medallists at Beijing 2022
(by activity, surname)

Athlete Activity Medal
Alexis Guimond Para Alpine – Super-G Standing Bronze
Mollie Jepsen Para Alpine – Downhill Standing
Para Alpine – Big Slalom Standing
Gold
Silver
Mac Marcoux & Tristan Rodgers (Manual) Para Alpine – Downhill Visually Impaired Silver
Alana Ramsay Para Alpine – Tremendous-G Standing
Para Alpine – Super Combined Standing
Bronze
Bronze
Natalie Wilkie Para Nordic Skiing – Cross-Region: 15km Classic Standing
Para Nordic Skiing – Cross-Country: Sprint Totally free
Para Nordic Skiing – Cross-Region: 10km Center Length Standing
Para Nordic Snowboarding – Cross-Region:  Mixed 4 X 2.5km Relay
Gold
Gold
Silver
Bronze
Emily Younger Para Nordic Snowboarding – Cross-Country:  Mixed 4 X 2.5km Relay Bronze
Lisa DeJong Para Snowboard – Snowboard Cross SB-LL2 Silver
Tyler Turner Para Snowboard – Snowboard Cross SB-LL1
Para Snowboard – Banked Slalom SB-LL1
Gold
Bronze
Ina Forrest Wheelchair Curling Bronze

 

Athletes successful medals at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics with a B.C. Hometown but NOT affiliated with CSI Pacific or PacificSport

Athlete Activity Medal
Adam Kingsmill Para Ice Hockey Silver

 

About Canadian Sport Institute Pacific

Featuring globe-class Olympic and Paralympic education environments in Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (www.csipacific.ca) is fully commited to Powering Functionality. Inspiring Excellence. Operating with countrywide sport corporations and fuelled by our nationwide and provincial partners this kind of as Sport Canada, viaSport, Individual the Podium, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Coaches Affiliation of Canada, we are pushed by our mantra to Collaborate. Serve. Innovate. Execute.

 

Our workforce of sport science, activity drugs, coaching & existence solutions gurus deliver foremost-edge applications and companies to athletes and coaches to assure they have each and every benefit to get medals for Canada. Study much more: www.csipacific.ca


For more facts, call:

Noah Wheelock
Normal Supervisor, Functions & Communications
Canadian Sport Institute Pacific
[email protected]
250.813.3474

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