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Canada at the Paralympics

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Fifty-four Canadian athletes are competing in every Paralympic sport in Sochi, including sledge hockey, wheelchair curling, para-alpine skiing, para-snowboard, para-Nordic skiing and biathlon. Canada's goal is to finish top three in the gold-medal count, which was achieved at the 2010 Games in Vancouver with 10 gold among the 19 won.

  • Canadian Brian McKeever (right) and guide Graham Nishikawa compete in the men's visually impaired 20-kilometre race at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi Russia on Monday March 10, 2014.

    Scott Grant / Canadian Paralympic Committee

    Canadian Brian McKeever (right) and guide Graham Nishikawa compete in the men's visually impaired 20-kilometre race at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi Russia on Monday March 10, 2014.

  • Colette Bourgonje of Canada races during the ladies 12km cross country ski, sitting event Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

    Dmitry Lovetsky / The Associated Press

    Colette Bourgonje of Canada races during the ladies 12km cross country ski, sitting event Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

  • Mac Marcoux of Canada, right, and his guide Robin Femy race to win 3rd place in the men's downhill, visually impaired event at the 2014 Winter Paralympic, Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

    Dmitry Lovetsky / The Associated Press

    Mac Marcoux of Canada, right, and his guide Robin Femy race to win 3rd place in the men's downhill, visually impaired event at the 2014 Winter Paralympic, Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

  • Greg Westlake of Canada, right, and Peter Ojala of Sweden, left, shake hands before the ice sledge hockey match at the Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, March 8, 2014.

    Pavel Golovkin / The Associated Press

    Greg Westlake of Canada, right, and Peter Ojala of Sweden, left, shake hands before the ice sledge hockey match at the Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, March 8, 2014.

  • Teams of Canada and Sweden in action during the ice sledge hockey match at the Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, March 8, 2014. Canada went on to win the match 10-1.

    Pavel Golovkin / The Associated Press

    Teams of Canada and Sweden in action during the ice sledge hockey match at the Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, March 8, 2014. Canada went on to win the match 10-1.

  • Marc Dorion of Canada, right, Marcus Holm and of Sweden, left, fight for a puck during the ice sledge hockey match at the Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, March 8, 2014.

    Pavel Golovkin / The Associated Press

    Marc Dorion of Canada, right, Marcus Holm and of Sweden, left, fight for a puck during the ice sledge hockey match at the Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, March 8, 2014.

  • Adam Dixon of Canada, left, and Per Kasperi of Sweden, right, in action during the ice sledge hockey match at the Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, March 8, 2014.

    Pavel Golovkin / The Associated Press

    Adam Dixon of Canada, left, and Per Kasperi of Sweden, right, in action during the ice sledge hockey match at the Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, March 8, 2014.

  • Marcus Holm of Sweden, center left, and Adam Dixon of Canada, center right, chase the puck during the ice sledge hockey match at the Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, March 8, 2014.

    Pavel Golovkin / The Associated Press

    Marcus Holm of Sweden, center left, and Adam Dixon of Canada, center right, chase the puck during the ice sledge hockey match at the Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, March 8, 2014.

  • Marcus Holm of Sweden, center left, and Adam Dixon of Canada, center right, chase the puck during the ice sledge hockey match at the Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, March 8, 2014.

    Pavel Golovkin / The Associated Press

    Marcus Holm of Sweden, center left, and Adam Dixon of Canada, center right, chase the puck during the ice sledge hockey match at the Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, March 8, 2014.

  • Athletes and officials of Canada enter the arena during attend the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Paralympics at the Fisht Olympic stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, March 7, 2014.

    Dmitry Lovetsky / The Associated Press

    Athletes and officials of Canada enter the arena during attend the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Paralympics at the Fisht Olympic stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, March 7, 2014.

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