OTTAWA - Canada's Olympic and Paralympic athletes have been given new medals, even the ones who didn't win at the 2012 Summer Games.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper awarded the athletes medals marking Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee at a ceremony Wednesday in the Senate chamber.

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  • Canada's Olympians and Paralympians are honoured in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.

  • Canada's Olympians and Paralympians are honoured in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.

  • Canadian Olympic athletes shake hands with parliamentarians as they enter the House of Commons to be recognized on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Wednesday September 19, 2012.

  • Canadian Olympic athletes are recognized in the House of Commons following Question Period on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Wednesday September 19, 2012.

  • Canadian Olympic athletes are recognised in the House of Commons following Question Period on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Wednesday September 19, 2012.

  • Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks with Canadian Olympic beach volleyball player Joshua Binstock as atheletes are honoured on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Wednesday September 19, 2012.

  • Olympic athletes gathered in the Senate look on as Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrives at a ceremony to present Diamond Jubilee Medals in Ottawa, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.

  • Prime Minister Stephen Harper addresses a ceremony to honour Canadian Olympic athletes at the Senate in Ottawa, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.

  • Canada's Rosannagh MacLennan, is presented the Jubilee medal by Prime Minister Stephen Harper along with fellow Olympians and Paralympians by during a ceremony in the Senate on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. Rosannagh MacLennan won gold in trampoline during the London Olympics.

  • Canadian Olympian Mark Oldershaw, top left, who won bronze in the1000-metre canoe single (C1), pins his new Jubilee medal on along with Roseline Filion, who won bronze in the synchronized 10-meter platform diving, during a ceremony in the Senate on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.

  • Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper presents Olympic kayaker Adam van Koeverden with the Diamond Jubilee medal during a ceremony in the Senate on Parliament hill in Ottawa, Wednesday Sept.19,2012 .

  • Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper presents the Diamond Jubilee medal to Olympic athlete Rosaline Filion during a ceremony in the Senate chamber on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Wednesday September 19, 2012.

  • Minister of State (Sport) Bal Gosal jokes with Canadian Olympic athlete Summer Mortimer after Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper presented her with the Diamond Jubilee medal during a ceremony in the Senate chamber on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Wednesday September 19, 2012.

  • Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper presents Erin McLeod, goalkeeper for Canada's Olympic women's soccer team, with the Diamond Jubilee medal during a ceremony in the Senate on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Wednesday Sept.19,2012 .

Harper singled out several athletes, including trampolinist Rosie MacLennan, who won Canada's only gold medal at the Games, and Benoit Huot, who opened the Paralympic Games with a gold medal for Canada and a world record in the pool.

Harper quipped that Canadians know who truly won the women's soccer match at the London Olympics.

The women's team lost a controversial semifinals match against their U.S. counterparts at the Games but went on to defeat France in the bronze medal event.

The jubilee medals mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne.

Some members of Canada's Olympic team were in Ottawa as part of the Olympic Heroes tour.

The athletes were later cheered and applauded by members of Parliament and onlookers from the public galleries in a joint session of the House of Commons.

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    <b>From</b>: Australia <b>Field</b>: Swimming in Men's 100m Freestyle; Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay <b>Age</b>: 21 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="https://twitter.com/James__Roberts" target="_hplink">@James_Roberts</a>

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    <b>From</b>: China <b>Field</b>: Women's Beach Volleyball <b>Age</b>: 23

  • Tom Daley

    <b>From</b>: Great Britain <b>Field</b>: Diving in Men's 10m Platform; Men's Synchronised 10m Platform <b>Age</b>: 18 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="https://twitter.com/tomdaley1994" target="_hplink">@tomdaley1994</a>

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    <b>From</b>: South Africa <b>Field</b>: Women's Hockey <b>Age</b>: 29 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="https://twitter.com/MarshaM8" target="_hplink">@MarshaM8</a>

  • David Rudisha

    <b>From</b>: Kenya <b>Field</b>: Athletics in Men's 800m <b>Age</b>: 23 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="http://twitter.com/rudishadavid" target="_hplink">@rudishadavid</a>

  • Daniela Hantuchová

    <b>From</b>: Slovakia <b>Field</b>: Tennis in Women's Singles and Women's Doubles <b>Age</b>: 29 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="https://twitter.com/dhantuchova" target="_hplink">@dhantuchova</a>

  • Alina Talay

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  • Bronte Barratt

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    <b>From</b>: Czech Republic <b>Field</b>: Women's Beach Volleyball <b>Age</b>: 24

  • Elsa Baquerizo

    <b>From</b>: Spain <b>Field</b>: Women's Beach Volleyball <b>Age</b>: 25

  • Darya Klishina

    <b>From</b>: Russia <b>Field</b>: Women's Long Jump <b>Age</b>: 21 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="http://twitter.com/DaryaKlishina" target="_hplink">@DaryaKlishina</a>

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  • Stephanie Rice

    <b>From</b>: Australia <b>Field</b>: Swimming in Women's 200m Individual Medley; Women's 400m Individual Medley <b>Age</b>: 24 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="https://twitter.com/ItsStephRice" target="_hplink">@ItsStephRice</a>

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    <b>From</b>: Slovakia <b>Field</b>: Tennis in Women's Singles and Women's Doubles <b>Age</b>: 23 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="https://twitter.com/cibulkova" target="_hplink">@cibulkova</a>

  • Clemente Russo

    <b>From</b>: Italy <b>Field</b>: Boxing in Men's Heavy (91kg) <b>Age</b>: 30 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="https://twitter.com/ClementeRusso" target="_hplink">@ClementeRusso</a>

  • Ellen Hoog

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  • Philipp Boy

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  • Christina Vukicevic

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  • Antonija Misura

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  • Blair Evans

    <b>From</b>: Australia <b>Field</b>: Swimming in Women's 400m Individual Medley; Women's 4x200m Freestyle Relay <b>Age</b>: 21 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="https://twitter.com/BlairEvans" target="_hplink">@BlairEvans</a>

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  • Bill Lucas

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  • Edinson Cavani

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  • Eamon Sullivan

    <b>From</b>: Australia <b>Field</b>: Swimming in Men's 50m Freestyle; Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay <b>Age</b>: 26 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="https://twitter.com/Eamon_Sullivan" target="_hplink">@Eamon_Sullivan</a>

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  • Rachel Yurkovich

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  • Maria Laura Abalo

    <b>From</b>: Argentina <b>Field</b>: Rowing in Women's Pair <b>Age</b>: 30 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="https://twitter.com/lau_abalo13" target="_hplink">@lau_abalo13</a>

  • Jonathan And Kevin Borlee (Twins)

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  • Josateki Naulu

    <b>From</b>: Fiji <b>Field</b>: Judo, Men's 81kg <b>Age</b>: 28

  • Elisa Di Francisca, Arianna Errigo, Valentina Vezzali and Ilaria Salvatori

    <b>From</b>: Italy <b>Field</b>: Women's Team Fencing <b>Age</b>: 29, 24, 38 and 33 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="https://twitter.com/aryerri" target="_hplink">@aryerri</a> and <a href="http://twitter.com/salvaila" target="_hplink">@salvaila</a>

  • Emma Coburn

    <b>From</b>: United States <b>Field</b>: Athletics in Women's 3000m Steeplechase <b>Age</b>: 21 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="http://twitter.com/emmajcoburn" target="_hplink">@emmajcoburn</a>

  • Ivet Lalova

    <b>From</b>: Bulgaria <b>Field</b>: Athletics in Women's 100m and Women's 200m <b>Age</b>: 28 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="http://twitter.com/IvetLalova" target="_hplink">@IvetLalova</a>

  • Yohan Blake

    <b>From</b>: Jamaica <b>Field</b>: Athletics in Men's 100m, Men's 200m and Men's 4 x 100m Relay <b>Age</b>: 22 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="http://twitter.com/YohanBlake" target="_hplink">@YohanBlake</a>

  • Ryan Nelsen

    <b>From</b>: New Zealand <b>Field</b>: Men's Football <b>Age</b>: 34 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="http://twitter.com/ryannelsen1" target="_hplink">@ryannelsen1</a>

  • Agnes Szavay

    <b>From</b>: Hungary <b>Field</b>: Tennis in Women's Singles and Women's Doubles <b>Age</b>: 23

  • Camille Lacourt

    <b>From</b>: France <b>Field</b>: Swimming in Men's 100m Backstroke and Men's 4x100m Medley Relay <b>Age</b>: 27 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="http://twitter.com/CamLacourt" target="_hplink">@CamLacourt</a>

  • Anthony Ogogo

    <b>From</b>: Great Britain <b>Field</b>: Boxing in Men's Middle (75kg) <b>Age</b>: 23 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="http://twitter.com/AnthonyOgogo" target="_hplink">@AnthonyOgogo</a>

  • Chay Lapin

    <b>From</b>: United States <b>Field</b>: Men's Water Polo <b>Age</b>: 25 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="https://twitter.com/ChayLapin" target="_hplink">@ChayLapin</a>

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    <b>From</b>: Brazil <b>Field</b>: Women's Pole Vault <b>Age</b>: 31

  • Oliver Buff

    <b>From</b>: Switzerland <b>Field</b>: Men's Football <b>Age</b>: 20 <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="http://twitter.com/AnthonyOgogo" target="_hplink">@AnthonyOgogo</a>


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    <b>Age</b>: 23<br> <b>Sport</b>: Diving<br> <b>Born</b>: Montreal, QC<br> <b>Twitter</b>: <a href="http://@MegBenfeito" target="_hplink">@MegBenfeito</a>

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