CANADA WINS THREE MEDALS FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE DAY AT PARAPAN AM GAMES
Lima, Peru (August 28, 2019) – The Canadian para-cycling team continued to excel in the track events at the Parapan Am Games, winning three medals for the second consecutive day. In the women’s tandem time trial, Canada stood atop the first two steps of the podium once again, with Annie Bouchard and pilot Evelyne Gagnon pulling off a gold medal time of 1:15.310, and fellow Canadians Carla Shibley and pilot Meghan Lemiski finishing in 1:16.132 for the silver.
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“It is just amazing, it’s a great feeling,” said Annie Bouchard. “To represent Canada, we have fought so much, and made so many sacrifices and there are no words today, just wow.”
Marie-Claude Molnar, a Games veteran with two Paralympic Games and two Parapan Am Games to her name, also added a silver medal for Canada. The C4 racer qualified in second for the women’s C4-5 individual pursuit final, where she ultimately finished behind American Samantha Bosco.
In the men’s tandem time trial, Lowell Taylor and pilot Andrew Davidson missed out on a podium spot by just a tenth of a second, finishing in fourth.
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