Aurélie Rivard wins Canada’s 1st gold at Tokyo Paralympics

Aurélie Rivard wins Canada’s 1st gold at Tokyo Paralympics

Decorated swimmer Aurélie Rivard has captured Canada’s first gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics.

Rivard, of St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Que., repeated as champion in the women’s S10 100-metre freestyle on Saturday. 

She raced to the finish in a time of 58.14 seconds —  breaking the world record for a second time that day. 

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Published at Mon, 23 Aug 2021 16:21:49 +0000