Aurélie Rivard

Swim of the Week: Aurelie Rivard Crushes S10 400 Free World Record By 5 Seconds

Disclaimer: Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of the week, but rather one Featured Swim to be explored in deeper detail. The Swim of the Week is an opportunity to take a closer look at the context of one of the many fast swims this week, perhaps a swim that slipped through the cracks as others grabbed the headlines, or a race we didn’t get to examine as closely in the flood of weekly meets.
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Tokyo 2020 Day 8 Preview: Aurélie Rivard And Brent Lakatos Back In Action

- Canada to face Great Britain in wheelchair basketball men's quarterfinals - Women's sitting volleyball team closes out preliminary round - Hand cyclists set for road race. TOKYO, Aug. 31, 2021 /CNW/ - Two of Canada's biggest stars of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will be in contention in their events on Day 8, with Para swimmer Aurélie Rivard ( St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC) racing in the 400m freestyle and wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos ( Dorval, QC) in the 100m. The Canadian team is also set for the men's wheelchair basketball quarterfinals as well as more action in sitting volleyball, Para cycling and Shooting Para sport. Here is what to look for on Wednesday September 1 in Tokyo:

Aurelie Rivard and Liu Yu Break World/Paralympic Records on Day 4 Prelims

Canada's Aurelie Rivard and China's Liu Yu were the two World/Paralympic record-breakers during the fourth prelims session of the Tokyo Paralympics. Current photo via Swimming Canada. 2020 TOKYO SUMMER PARALYMPIC GAMES. When: Pool swimming: Wednesday, August 25 – Friday, September 3, 2021. Where: Olympic Aquatics Centre / Tokyo, Japan. Heats:...