TOKYO — Canadian athletes captured a pair of silver medals at the Tokyo Paralympics on Friday.
Track cyclist Kate O'Brien finished second in the women's C4 500-metre time trial with a time of 35.439 seconds.
Kadeena Cox of Great Britain took gold with a time of 34.812 seconds.
O'Brien was making her Paralympic debut after competing in the Rio Olympics in 2016.
A life-threatening crash in 2017 left the 33-year-old Calgary native with a major head injury.
Judo athlete Priscilla Gagne won another silver medal for Canada in the women's 52-kilogram category. Algeria's Cherine Abdellaoui took gold.
Gagne, who has a visual impairment called retinitis pigmentosa, carried the Canadian flag at the opening ceremonies on Tuesday.