Canada at the 2012 Paralympic Games

With their most funded team ever, Canada is hoping to finish in the top-eight in the medal standings. Canada is represented by 145 athletes competing in 15 of the 20 Paralympic sports.

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 01: Valerie Grand-Maison of Canada is presented with her silver medal that she won in the Women's 50m Freestyle on day three of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on September 01, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
Paralympics Day 3 - Swimming
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 01: Valerie Grand-Maison of Canada is presented with her silver medal that she won in the Women's 50m Freestyle on day three of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on September 01, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Gold medallist Summer Ashley Mortimer of Canada poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 50m Freestyle - S10 Final on day 2 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Aquatics Centre on August 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
2012 London Paralympics - Day 2 - Swimming
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Gold medallist Summer Ashley Mortimer of Canada poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 50m Freestyle - S10 Final on day 2 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Aquatics Centre on August 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Nathan Stein of Canada celebrates winning the gold medal in the Men's 50m Freestyle - S10 on day 2 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Aquatics Centre on August 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
2012 London Paralympics - Day 2 - Swimming
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Nathan Stein of Canada celebrates winning the gold medal in the Men's 50m Freestyle - S10 on day 2 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Aquatics Centre on August 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 01: Gold medalist Michelle Stilwell of Canada poses on the podium during the medal ceremony in the Women's 200m - T52 on day 3 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
2012 London Paralympics - Day 3 - Athletics
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 01: Gold medalist Michelle Stilwell of Canada poses on the podium during the medal ceremony in the Women's 200m - T52 on day 3 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 01: Gold medalist Michelle Stilwell of Canada poses on the podium during the medal ceremony in the Women's 200m - T52 on day 3 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
2012 London Paralympics - Day 3 - Athletics
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 01: Gold medalist Michelle Stilwell of Canada poses on the podium during the medal ceremony in the Women's 200m - T52 on day 3 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Silver medallist Brianna Nelson of Canada poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 50m Butterfly - S7 Final on day 2 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Aquatics Centre on August 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
2012 London Paralympics - Day 2 - Swimming
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Silver medallist Brianna Nelson of Canada poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 50m Butterfly - S7 Final on day 2 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Aquatics Centre on August 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Bronze medalist Virginia Mclachlan of Canada poses on the podium during the medal ceremony in the Women's 200m - T35 Final on day 2 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
2012 London Paralympics - Day 2 - Athletics
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Bronze medalist Virginia Mclachlan of Canada poses on the podium during the medal ceremony in the Women's 200m - T35 Final on day 2 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Visually impaired swimmer, Amber Thomas of Canada competes in the Women's 100m Freestyle on day two of the London 2012 Paraympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
Paralympics Day 2 - Swimming
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Visually impaired swimmer, Amber Thomas of Canada competes in the Women's 100m Freestyle on day two of the London 2012 Paraympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Nathan Stein of Canada reacts after he competes in the Men's 50m Freestyle on day two of the London 2012 Paraympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
Paralympics Day 2 - Swimming
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Nathan Stein of Canada reacts after he competes in the Men's 50m Freestyle on day two of the London 2012 Paraympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 02: Brent Lakatos of Canada competes in the Men's 400m - T53 heats on day 4 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
2012 London Paralympics - Day 4 - Athletics
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 02: Brent Lakatos of Canada competes in the Men's 400m - T53 heats on day 4 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

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