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Ljiljana Ljubisic and Michael Edgson Named to Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame

Oct. 4, 2011 - The Canadian Paralympic Committee announced the selection of Ljiljana (Lilo) Ljubisic, Clayton Gerein, Michael Edgson, Dr. Earl Church and Senator Joyce Fairbairn to the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame. More...

Maple Leaf imageAir Canada Volunteer of the Year Award

Presented to Gerry York for her long time work with BCBSRA, the Canadian Blind Sports Association (CBSA) and the International Blind Sports Association (IBSA).

International Awards

2007 JUAN ANTONIO SAMARANCH DISABLED ATHLETE AWARD

Ljiljana Ljubisic, a longtime BC Blind Sports athlete, five-time Paralympian and Chairperson of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Committee, was honoured by the United States Sports Academy (USSA) for her outstanding sports career.

Speaking at the ceremony, Ljiljana said, “I am grateful that I was born at a time when the world began to encourage athletes with a disability to openly pursue their sporting ambitions. I am a very proud Paralympian who has been blessed with incredible opportunities and the freedom to achieve a dream that otherwise might not have been possible.”

2004 Isabel Ferrer Prize

Lilo Ljubisic, was awarded the Isabel Ferrer Prize by the European Commission for the 2004 International Year for Education and Sport. March 8, 2004 More...

2000 Canadian Paralympic team Flag Bearer

BC Blind Sports judoka Pier Morten was selected by the full 2000 Canadian Paralympic team as their chosen flag bearer for closing ceremonies in Sydney.

IBSA Victor Ludor Award

Geraldine York (previous BCBSRA and CBSA President) was awarded the Victor Ludor Award by the International Blind Sports Association in recognition of her years of service to IBSA.

 

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