Canadian Para Badminton Athletes Win Silver and Bronze Medals at Parapan American Games

By Canadian Press

Nov 26, 2023 | 12:00 p.m

SANTIAGO, Chile — William Roussy of Marie, Que., earned a silver medal in the para badminton SL3 men’s singles tournament on the final day of the Parapan American Games.

The 20-year-old Roussy lost 11-21, 21-18, 21-15 in the final to defending champion Pedro de Vinatea of Peru.

Canada earned two other medals in badminton on Sunday as Bernard Lapointe of St-Léonard, Que. and Vancouver’s Yuka Chokyu each took bronze.

Lapointe defeated José Chaves of Brazil 21-8,21-4 in 21 minutes to win the men’s WH2 bronze-medal match.

2023-11-26 19:02:22
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