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Jordan Pierre-Gilles

Canada

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTCAN12405199801
NOCCanada
Born24 May 1998 in Sherbrooke 
GenderMen
FamilyPartner Lea Tessier
ResidenceMontreal, QC, CAN
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, French
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.965 08 Dec 2019 Shanghai  
    1000m 1:26.171 09 Mar 2019 Calgary  
    1500m 2:17.120 08 Mar 2019 Calgary  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/Jordan-Pierre-Gilles-1562130567413921  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachSebastien Cros [national], FRA; Marc Gagnon [national], CAN  
Training RegimeHe trains at the national short track training centre in Montreal, QC, Canada.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2005 in Sherbrooke, QC, Canada.  
Reason for choosing this sportHe followed his brother into the sport.  
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. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
InjuriesHe was sidelined for two months in 2016 due to a back injury. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Have fun and be ready to learn in any situation." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Famous relativesHis partner Lea Tessier has competed in short track at national level in Canada. (Lea Tessier Instagram profile, 13 Jan 2021; shorttrackonline.info, 07 Dec 2019)  
AmbitionsTo win a gold medal at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Instagram profile, 12 Jan 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2020/2021 World Championships 5000m Relay5  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Dordrecht 5000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 2000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Dresden 2000m Relay8  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m9  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m13  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m17  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m17  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m21  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1000m21