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Claudia Gagnon


SportShort Track
Born01 Dec 1998 in Chicoutimi 
ResidenceMontreal, QC, CAN
Higher educationBiology - Maisonneuve College: Montreal, QC, CAN
LanguagesEnglish, French
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.144 04 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    1000m 1:27.817 12 Mar 2023 Seoul  
    1500m 2:22.979 21 Oct 2023 Montreal  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Championships
World Championships
    3000m Relay     1  
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay 1      
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamCometes de Chicoutimi: Quebec, QC, CAN  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesIn October 2017 she sustained a concussion and was out of action for one month. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"My sister and my brother were speed skating and my mum decided to let me start too."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer mother. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolCanadian short track skaters Valerie Maltais and Kim Boutin. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachSebastien Cros [national], FRA  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age four in La Baie, QC, Canada.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Always give the best that I can. Never give up, persevere." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo compete at the Olympic Winter Games. (, 12 Sep 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Four Continents Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Four Continents Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 World Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 Four Continents Championships 1000m3  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1000m4  
    2020/2021 World Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1500m9  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2022/2023 Almaty 3000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Dordrecht 3000m Relay1  
    2023/2024 Dresden 3000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 Dresden 3000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Turin 2000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 Montreal, QC 3000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 Almaty 3000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Dordrecht 3000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Montreal, QC 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 Montreal, QC 2000m Relay3  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 3000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 Dresden 3000m Relay4  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay5  
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay5  
    2023/2024 Dresden 1000m6  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 1500m6  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1500m6  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m6  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m6  
    2023/2024 Dresden 2000m Relay7  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay7  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1500m8  
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay8  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m8  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1500m9  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1000m9  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay9  
    2023/2024 Dresden 1000m9  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1000m9  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1500m10  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m12  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m13  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m14  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 1000m14  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m15  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m17  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m17  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification Overall19  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Overall19  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m19  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m20  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m21  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m21  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m22  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m22  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m25  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m25  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m32  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m36  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m36  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m37  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m42  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m44