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Santiago Welcomes 2023 Parapan American Games This week

The excitement continues in Santiago as the 2023 Parapan American Games commence with the Opening Ceremonies this week. There will be 140 athletes attending on behalf of Canada, seven of which have ties to Saskatchewan.  

Team Canada will compete in 14 events for the length of the Games, concluding on November 27, with Closing Ceremonies. 

Attending with Saskatchewan’s seven athletes is one coach and one support staff: 


  • Nik Goncin, Men’s Wheelchair Basketball 
  • Garrett Ostepchuk, Men’s Wheelchair Basketball 
  • Mitch McIntyre, Wheelchair Tennis 
  • Brendan Cote-Williamson, Athletics 
  • Keely Shaw, Para Cycling 
  • Wyatt Lightfoot, Para Badminton 
  • Myriam Soliman, Para Swimming 


  • Frank Gaudet, Coach – Para Badminton 

Support Staff 

  • Al Bodnarchuk, Massage – Athletics 

For full coverage, results and further information, visit cscs-sask.ca