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Gwendoline Daudet


SportShort Track
Born28 Nov 1998 in Nogent-sur-Marne 
ResidenceFont-Romeu, FRA
LanguagesEnglish, French
Higher educationHistory - University of Toulouse Jean Jaures: France
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 44.727 01 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:29.906 10 Feb 2024 Dresden  
    1500m 2:23.607 16 Feb 2022 Beijing  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Championships
World Championships
    3000m Relay   1    
European Championships
European Championships
    3000m Relay 1   2  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamUnion Sportive Fontenaysienne [USF]: Fontenay-sous-Bois, FRA  
Reason for choosing this sportShe wanted to take up figure skating at the rink in Fontenay-sous-Bois, France. "I saw the short track for the first time and I said to my parents that was what I wanted to do. It was weird because then they told me about my aunt who had practised the sport and even competed at the Olympic Games."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerFrench short track skater Aurelie Monvoisin. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age nine in Fontenay-sous-Bois, France.  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementWinning silver in the 3000m relay at the 2021 World Championships in Dordrecht, Netherlands. (, 24 Aug 2023)  
Hero / IdolFrench short track skater Veronique Pierron. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
Other informationFURTHER EDUCATION
She has studied for a master's degree in marketing and sports with Studi, an online institution in France. (LinkedIn profile, 01 Apr 2022)
HobbiesReading, theatre acting. (, 04 Feb 2022)  
Famous relativesHer aunt Sandrine Daudet represented France in short track at the Olympic Winter Games in 1992 and 1994. She also won a bronze medal in the 3000m relay at the 1992 World Championships in Denver, CO, United States of America. (SportsDeskOnline, 05 Nov 2021;, 21 Feb 2021)  
MilestonesShe was a member of the first French women's 3000m short track relay team to claim gold at the European championships. Along with Tifany Huot Marchand, Aurelie Leveque, and Aurelie Monvoisin, she finished in first place at the 2021 edition of the tournament in Gdansk, Poland. (SportsDeskOnline, 03 Nov 2021;, 30 Jan 2021)  
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs"I like to write down some mantras on Post-it notes, like, 'You're capable', 'You're strong', etc, and read them out loud to motivate myself." (, 04 Feb 2022)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Training RegimeShe trains for about 35 hours per week. Her sessions include weightlifting, cycling, and yoga, as well as work on the ice.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Competitiveness is deeply rooted in us, it's in our bones, so we don't have to focus on that because it goes without saying. So I try more to focus on pleasure, on passion, and remember why I do it in the first place to truly feel good and at peace with myself." (, 04 Feb 2022)  
InjuriesShe sustained an ankle injury in 2023. (, 07 Mar 2023)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (, 01 Mar 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachThibaut Meline [national]  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2020/2021 European Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2020/2021 World Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2017/2018 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2023/2024 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 European Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2022/2023 European Championships 2000m Relay4  
    2022/2023 European Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2023/2024 European Championships 2000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 European Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2019/2020 European Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2023/2024 European Championships 1000m8  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2023/2024 World Championships 2000m Relay9  
    2023/2024 European Championships 1500m9  
    2022 Olympic Games 2000m Relay12  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1500m15  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1000m18  
    2022/2023 European Championships 1500m19  
    2022/2023 European Championships 1000m20  
    2020/2021 European Championships 500m20  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1500m22  
    2023/2024 World Championships 1000m23  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m23  
    2023/2024 World Championships 500m24  
    2020/2021 European Championships Overall24  
    2021/2022 World Championships Overall26  
    2023/2024 World Championships 1500m27  
    2022 Olympic Games 500m29  
    2022 Olympic Games 1500m30  
    2021/2022 World Championships 500m34  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall40  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2021/2022 Debrecen 2000m Relay3  
    2023/2024 Dresden 2000m Relay4  
    2022/2023 Dresden 3000m Relay6  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay7  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay7  
    2016/2017 Dresden 3000m Relay7  
    2018/2019 Dresden 3000m Relay8  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 3000m Relay8  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay9  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay12  
    2023/2024 Dresden 1000m12  
    2019/2020 Dresden 3000m Relay12  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 2000m Relay13  
    2023/2024 Dresden 1000m18  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 1000m19  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m23  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1500m23  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m23  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m24  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1000m24  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m24  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m25  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m28  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1000m28  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1000m29  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m29  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m31  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m32  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 500m34  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m35  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m37  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1000m40  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1500m39  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m46  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m47  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m48  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification Overall48  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m49  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m63  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m65  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m66  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m67  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m68  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Overall69  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m70  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m94  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m100