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Jordan Pierre-Gilles


SportShort Track
Born24 May 1998 in Sherbrooke 
ResidenceMontreal, QC, CAN
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, French
Higher educationScience - Maisonneuve College: Montreal, QC, CAN
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.183 04 Nov 2023 Laval  
    1000m 1:24.339 29 Oct 2022 Montreal  
    1500m 2:17.120 08 Mar 2019 Calgary  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Olympic Games
    5000m Relay 1      
World Championships
World Championships
    500m     1  
    5000m Relay     1  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesHe sprained his right ankle during the 500m final at the 2022 Canadian Championships in Quebec City. The injury forced him to withdraw from the rest of the competition. (, 15 Oct 2022)

He was sidelined for two months in 2016 with a back injury. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe followed his brother into the sport. "I wanted to learn how to skate and loved racing."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerCanadian short track skaters Sylvain Gagnon and Steve Robillard. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Hero / IdolRussian short track skater Victor An, French footballer Zinedine Zidane, US basketball player Kobe Bryant. (, 01 Mar 2022; Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachSebastien Cros [national], FRA  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age eight in Sherbrooke, QC, Canada.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Have fun and stay relaxed." (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo win gold at the world championships. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
HobbiesReading, playing video games, travel, hiking, cycling. (, 01 Mar 2022)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 5000m relay at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
NicknamesJo (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Training RegimeHe trains at the Maurice Richard Arena in Montreal, QC, Canada.  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2022 Olympic Games 5000m Relay1  
    2023/2024 Four Continents Championships 2000m Relay1  
    2023/2024 Four Continents Championships 500m2  
    2023/2024 Four Continents Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2021/2022 World Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 World Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2020/2021 World Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2022 Olympic Games 2000m Relay6  
    2022/2023 World Championships 2000m Relay8  
    2021/2022 World Championships 500m9  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1500m11  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1000m12  
    2023/2024 World Championships 5000m Relay12  
    2021/2022 World Championships Overall16  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m16  
    2022 Olympic Games 500m18  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1500m26  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 500m1  
    2023/2024 Beijing 500m1  
    2023/2024 Beijing 500m1  
    2023/2024 Montreal, QC 5000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Almaty 5000m Relay1  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 5000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay1  
    2023/2024 Montreal, QC 500m1  
    2022/2023 Almaty 5000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 Dordrecht 5000m Relay1  
    2021/2022 Debrecen 5000m Relay1  
    2021/2022 Nagoya 5000m Relay1  
    2023/2024 Beijing 5000m Relay1  
    2023/2024 Dresden 500m2  
    2022/2023 Dordrecht 2000m Relay2  
    2023/2024 Montreal, QC 5000m Relay2  
    2021/2022 Dordrecht 5000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 Montreal, QC 5000m Relay3  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 2000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1000m3  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 2000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay5  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification Overall7  
    2023/2024 Dresden 2000m Relay7  
    2023/2024 Dresden 5000m Relay7  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 500m7  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m8  
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay8  
    2019/2020 Dresden 2000m Relay8  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m9  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m9  
    2023/2024 Dresden 1000m10  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m11  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m13  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m14  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 500m14  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m16  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 500m17  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m17  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m17  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m17  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m18  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m20  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m21  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1000m21  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Overall22  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1000m30  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1500m54