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Canada’s Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, Carla Qualtrough, has been awarded with the International Paralympic Committee’s International Women’s Day Recognition in honour of her impact and leadership within sport. After winning three bronze medals in swimming at the Seoul 1988 and Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games, Qualtrough took on various roles within the Paralympic Movement before being elected as the Member of Parliament for Delta, British Columbia and being named to her role in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Cabinet in November 2015.

From 2006 to 2010, Qualtrough was President of the Canadian Paralympic Committee and in 2013 was elected Vice President of the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC). She was also a member of Toronto 2015 Pan and Parapan America Games Sport and Legacy Committee.

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