Canada Tokyo 2020

How immigration helped Canada Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Canada Tokyo 2020. Canadian recent immigrants’ progenies exemplarily represented Canada in Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

When the games started, Canada announced that many of Canada’s athletes are immigrants.

Canada even posted how #ImmigrationMatters as we #GoForGold. Also, visit


We salute all athletes at Canada Tokyo 2020. Here are some of the progenies of recent immigrants:

Andre De Grasse – Athletics – Men’s 200m – Canada Tokyo 2020

Andre De Grasse won Gold in the Men’s 200m.

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De Grasse was born in Scarborough, Ontario Canada. His mother, Beverley De Grasse, was a high school sprinter in Trinidad and Tobago. She moved to Canada at age 26. Andre’s father, Alexander Waithe, moved from Barbados to Canada as a teenager.


Margaret Mac Neil, Penny Oleksiak, Kayla Sanchez, Rebecca Smith, Taylor Ruck – Swimming – Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay

Margaret Mac NeilPenny OleksiakKayla SanchezRebecca SmithTaylor Ruck.

The names alone loudly announce the immigrant diversity of Canada!!

Canada Tokyo 2020 greats celebrate silver medal in the women’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay in Tokyo 2020.

Canada Tokyo 2020

Damian Warner – Athletics – Men’s Decathlon – Canada Tokyo 2020

Damian Warner won Gold in Men’s Decathlon.

Warner was born in London, Ontario Canada. His immigrant parents are Kevin Warner and Brenda Philpott. Most of Damian’s life, father Kevin worked on a cruise ship in Barbados to support the family.

Mohammed Ahmed – Athletics – Men’s 5000m

Mohammed Ahmed won Silver in Men’s 5000m. Ahmed was born in Somaliland before he immigrated to Canada. Impressively, also won the bronze medal in the 5000m at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha,. The first ever Canadian medal in the event. And he is also a two-time silver medallist at the Commonwealth Games in the 5000m and 10,000m events.

Salute to all athletes in Canada Tokyo 2020

List of Canadian Medalists in Canada Tokyo 2020

Gold medallists:

Margaret MacNeil, swimming, women’s 100m butterfly

Maude Charron, weightlifting, women’s 64kg

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Andre de Grasse, athletics, men’s 200m

Damian Warner, athletics, men’s decathlon

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Kelsey Mitchell, cycling track, women’s sprint

Silver medallists:

Canada, diving, women’s synchronised 3m springboard

Kylie Masse, swimming, women’s 100m backstroke

Kylie Masse, swimming, women’s 200m backstroke

Canada, swimming, women’s 4x100m freestyle relay

Laurence Vincent-Lapointe, canoe sprint, women’s canoe single 200m

Mohammed Ahmed, athletics, men’s 5000m

Bronze medallists:

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Jessica Klimkait, judo, women’s -57kg

Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard, judo, women’s -63kg


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Penny Oleksiak, swimming, women’s 200m freestyle

Canada, swimming, women’s 4x100m medley relay

Andre de Grasse, athletics, men’s 100m

Lauriane Genest, cycling track, women’s keirin

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Evan Dunfee, athletics, men’s 50km race walk

Canada, canoe sprint, women’s canoe double 500m

*Information accurate 17:00 JST 08 August 2021.

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