Each day of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, AMI presents the top five sports to watch, with a focus on Canadian athletes from the blind and partially sighted community. See the AMI-tv schedule for described video the Opening and Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on CBC, as well as weekend coverage of high performance sport. For more information regarding daily coverage of the 2016 Paralympic Games on CBC, please visit cbc.ca/paralympics.
Blind long-distance runner Jason Dunkerley, a mainstay of the Paralympic and Pan Am podium, runs for gold this evening in the 1500m (with guide Josh Karanja) T11.
Competing in her sixth Paralympics, Diane Roy of Sherbrooke, Que. is looking for her sixth Paralympic medal in the 1500m T54.
It’s a full day for sword fighting, as Matthieu Hébert of Beauharnois, Que. takes on competitors from Italy, Iraq, France, China and Brazil in the individual Epee category. Will he make it all the way to the gold medal duel this evening?
The Canadian men close out the preliminary round against Sweden, and the women take on Australia in their final game. Both matches are very important for seeding in the knockout round.
Let's make it a top six!
Superstar Aurelie Rivard looks to swim for her third medal at Rio 2016 this evening in the S10 100m freestyle.