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Antoine Gélinas-Beaulieu

Canada

SportSpeed Skating
NOCCanada
Born05 May 1992 in  Sherbrooke
GenderMen
FamilyWife Vicki
ResidenceQuebec, QC, CAN
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, French
Higher educationFilm Studies - Laval University: Quebec, QC, CAN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.53 02 Mar 2019 Calgary  
    500m 36.86 12 Mar 2010 Moscow  
    1000m 1:12.89 06 Feb 2009 Calgary  
    1000m 1:08.69 22 Oct 2018 Calgary  
    1500m 1:44.32 22 Oct 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:48.44 13 Mar 2010 Moscow  
    5000m 6:22.73 19 Oct 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 6:34.66 13 Mar 2010 Moscow  
    10000m 13:25.00 20 Oct 2017 Calgary  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Allround     1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/antoine.gelinasbeaulieu  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe switched from ice hockey to speed skating. "I wasn't able to score in hockey. I was also the fastest and that was all I cared about."  
Name of coachGregor Jelonek [national], CAN  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport at age 10 in Drummondville, QC, Canada.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerCoach Gregor Jelonek. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolCanadian cyclist and speed skater Clara Hughes. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesIn 2011 he was affected by mononucleosis. He spent four years away from the sport due to the effects of the illness. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018, 10 Nov 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"I practise sport to suffer and push my limits." (Athlete, 18 Nov 2018)  
Other sportsHe represented Canada in short track at the world junior championships in 2009 and 2010. He won two silver medals at the 2010 edition of the tournament in Taipei, Chinese Taipei. (SportsDeskOnline, 30 Nov 2018; ici.radio-canada.ca, 24 Nov 2018)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (ici.radio-canada.ca, 24 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Allround Championships 500m1  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps5  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1500m9  
    2018/2019 World Allround Championships Allround16  
    2017/2018 World Allround Championships Allround18  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1000m21  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Obihiro Team Sprint3  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai Team Sprint3  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m34