08/15/2015 05:49 EDT | Updated 08/15/2016 05:59 EDT

Rugby Star Madell Named Canada's Flagbearer For Parapan Am Games Closing Ceremony

TORONTO — Rugby player Zak Madell will be Canada's flagbearer at the Parapan Am Games closing ceremony tonight.

Madell led Canada to gold in a 57-54 win over the United States yesterday.

That win sent Canada to the Paralympics next summer in Rio.

The 21 year old from Okotoks, Alta., scored 34 goals against the Americans.

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