September 2-4, 2021

VENUE

Sea Forest Waterway, Tokyo Japan

Para Canoe Events

  • KL1 200m (Men/Women)
  • KL2 200m (Men/Women)
  • KL3 200m (Men/Women)
  • VL2 200m (Men/Women)
  • VL3 200m (Men)

QUALIFICATION UPDATES

Kayak Quotas:

Women’s KL2 200m – berth secured by Andrea Nelson

MEDAL HISTORY

Paracanoe made its Paralympic debut in 2016 Rio Games, with Christine Gauthier and Erica Scarff representing the maple leaf. Canada has yet to secure a medal for paracanoe.

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The classifications:

  • KL1 – for athletes with limited-no trunk function and no leg function. Force is predominantly applied with arms and shoulders.
  • KL2 – for athletes with partial trunk and leg function and good arm strength. Athletes may use backrests but should be able to sit upright within the kayak.
  • KL3 – for athletes with trunk function and partial leg function. Athletes are able to use a footboard or their seat to help propel their boats.