London, UK – Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., and Michelle Stilwell of Nanoose Bay, B.C., each won silver medals today, Canada’s fifth and sixth medals on this the sixth day of track and field competition at the 2012 Paralympic Games. [Read more…]
London, UK – Michelle Stilwell of Nanoose Bay, B.C., today won Canada’s second track and field and Canada’s eight medal overall at the 2012 Paralympic Games. Stilwell won gold in the women’s T52 classification 200-metres in a new Paralympic Games record time of 33.80 seconds. “From the beginning the crowd had a roar and the roar kept going, I’m so happy right now, I’ve put everything into this for the last four years. My whole family is here and I couldn’t be happier to share this with them.” [Read more…]
Three World Records over a few days has earned T52 classification wheelchair racer Michelle Stilwell of Nanoose Bay, B.C., the title of BioSteel Top Performer of the Month for January 2012. While competing in the Summer Down Under series in Australia, Stilwell set new World Records in the 100, 200 and 400-metres.
Stilwell’s January assault on the record books
|100-metres||19.42 seconds||January 24|
|200-metres||34.97 seconds||January 24|