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Claudia Gagnon


SportShort Track
Born01 Dec 1998 in Chicoutimi 
ResidenceMontreal, QC, CAN
LanguagesEnglish, French
Higher educationBiology - Maisonneuve College: Montreal, QC, CAN
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.144 04 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    1000m 1:30.205 02 Feb 2019 Dresden  
    1500m 2:23.986 02 Nov 2018 Calgary  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay 1      
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamCometes de Chicoutimi: Quebec, QC, CAN  
Reason for choosing this sport"My sister and my brother were speed skating and my mum decided to let me start too."  
Name of coachSebastien Cros [national], FRA; Marc Gagnon [national], CAN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age four in La Baie, QC, Canada.  
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)  
InjuriesIn October 2017 she sustained a concussion and was out of action for one month. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 3000m relay at the 2018 World Junior Championships in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland, and finishing third in the 3000m relay at the 2018 World Cup event in Calgary, AB, Canada. (Athlete, 05 Feb 2020, 13 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Always give the best that I can. Never give up, persevere." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
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  
    2020/2021 World Championships 3000m Relay8  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Four Continents Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Turin 2000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Dordrecht 3000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Montreal, QC 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Dresden 3000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m6  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay7  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m8  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay9  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m12  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m14  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m17  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m19  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m20  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m21  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m22  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m25  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m25  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m32  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m36  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m36  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m37  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m42  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m44