FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TORONTO (March 14, 2022) – Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) would like to congratulate Team Canada on its success at the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Games. The Canadian Team delivered powerful performances, bringing home 25 medals – 8 Gold, 6 Silver, 11 Bronze. Team Canada finished 3rd in the Total Medal Count at the Games.
Ontario athletes are bringing home 6 medals – 2 Silver, 4 Bronze. Ontario athletes won 24% of Team Canada’s medals at the Games.
CSIO would also like to congratulate CSIO Board of Director, Greg Westlake (Para Ice Hockey) on capping an incredible athletic career with a Silver medal at the Games. Beijing 2022 was his fifth Paralympic Games, and he has previously won three Paralympic Medals – Gold (Torino 2006), Silver (PyeongChang 2018), and Bronze (Sochi 2014).
“Congratulations to Team Canada and all the athletes, coaches, and support staff, on a successful Beijing 2022 Paralympic Games. The past two years have been extremely challenging for our Paralympians, and they have shown determination and resilience like never before. We are extremely proud of our Ontario and CSIO affiliated athletes, and all that they have accomplished throughout their journey to and at the Games.”
CEO, Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
BY THE NUMBERS
49 Team Canada Athletes –> 25 medals
22 Ontario Athletes –> 6 medals
12 CSIO Affiliated Athletes –> 6 medals
4 OHPSI Athletes –> 4 medals
About Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is a non-profit organization committed to the pursuit of excellence by providing best-in-class programs, services, and leadership to high performance athletes, coaches, and National and Provincial Sport Organizations to enhance their ability to achieve international podium performances. Our team of expert staff deliver sport science, sport medicine, life services, and coaching and technical leadership support to help Canada win medals and strengthen the sport system in Ontario and Canada. CSIO is part of the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network, working in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee, Own the Podium, and the Coaching Association of Canada. CSIO is further supported by funding partners such as the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries and Sport Canada. www.csiontario.ca
Photo: Angela Burger / Canadian Paralympic Committee