Parksville BC’s Michelle Stilwell added another gold medal to her already impressive collection. The 42-year-old captured gold earlier today in a record setting 1:05.43 in the 400 metre T52 Final. The medal is Stilwell’s 5th career Paralympic Gold and she’ll race for another next Saturday in the 100 metre race.
Para-triathlon made its Paralympic Games debut today in Rio and Calgary-born Stefan Daniel who trains out of Victoria won Silver in the PT 4 Category. The 19-year-old’s time of 1:03:05 was just 28 seconds off the leader. Through 4 days of competition Canada sits tied for 11th with 8 medals.