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Canadians have found their way into the record books at the Olympics! Damian Warner, Lauriane Genest and Laurence Vincent Lapointe were part of a history-making run in Tokyo where they went back-to-back-to-back and won Canada's first-time medals in their individual events.

Canoer Vincent Lapointe made history late in the evening of August 4 by winning a silver medal in the women's canoe sprint in Tokyo. Since it's the first time that this event has been featured at the Olympics, that means it's Canada's first-ever medal for it!

The next medal for Canada came when Genest won bronze in women's keirin, an eight-lap track cycling race, in the early hours on August 5. That, too, was Team Canada's first-ever Olympic medal in that particular event.

Later in the day, Warner won Canada's third consecutive history-making medal, becoming Canada's first-ever Olympic champion in the decathlon event.

He also made more history as his final score of 9,018 points is both an Olympic and a Canadian record. It's the first time that Warner passed the 9,000-point mark in his career and it's the first time the gold medallist in the decathlon at the Olympics has reached 9,000 points!

One of Canada's most decorated Paralympic athletes has expressed her disappointment that her home country doesn't pay its Olympic and Paralympic athletes equally.

Swimmer Aurélie Rivard from Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, has won five gold medals, two silver medals and a bronze in a decorated career spanning across three Paralympic Games — London 2012, Rio de Janeiro in 2016 and now the Tokyo 2020 Games.

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Canada’s Paralympic Athletes Get Paid $0 For Winning A Gold Medal While Olympians Get $20K

American Paralympians and Olympians now get paid exactly the same.👇

Canada's Paralympic athletes do not get paid for winning a medal at the games, the Canadian Paralympic Committee has confirmed.

In comparison, those competing for Canada at the Olympics can get $20,000 for each gold medal, $15,000 for each silver medal and $10,000 for every bronze medal.

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A Canadian Olympian pulled off a golden moment when leaving Tokyo Airport and thankfully the security workers had a sense a humour.

Track cyclist Kelsey Mitchell, who won gold in the women's individual cycling sprint, hid her medal under her T-shirt as she walked through the metal detectors at security.

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Team Canada's quest for gold medals doesn't stop with the Olympics — there are 128 Paralympic athletes also competing at the highest level in Tokyo and they're already making the country so proud.

Canada's first medal at the 2021 Paralympic Games came early on the morning of Wednesday, August 25, just a day after the competition's opening ceremony. Plenty more medals have since followed — including the team's first gold medal — as Team Canada looks to best its record from the 2016 Rio Summer Paralympics (where its athletes won 29 medals).

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