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Alexandre St-Jean

Canada

SportShort Track
NOCCanada
Born10 May 1993 in Quebec 
GenderMen
ResidenceQuebec, QC, CAN
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, French
Higher educationDentistry - University of Laval: Canada
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.790 12 Aug 2013 Montreal  
    1000m 1:25.213 10 Aug 2013 Montreal  
    1500m 2:13.809 14 Sep 2012 Calgary  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay     1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.alexandrest-jean.com/  
www.facebook.com/stja10  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"It seemed really cool."  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport at age five in Quebec, QC, Canada.  
Coach from which country?Canada  
Name of coachBart Schouten [national]  
Training RegimeHe trains at the Gaetan Boucher National Centre in Quebec City, QC, Canada.  
General Interest
General Interest
Other sportsHe represented Canada in short track at the 2011 World Cup event in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. He finished ninth in both the 500m and the 1000m. (SportsDeskOnline, 02 Dec 2015; alexandrest-jean.com, 19 Jan 2014)  
AmbitionsTo compete in the 500m and 1000m at the 2018 and 2022 Olympic Winter Games. (alexandrest-jean.com, 05 Feb 2015)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Give 100%." (Athlete, 02 Dec 2015)  
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2015)  
Hero / IdolCanadian speed skater Mathieu Giroux, Canadian short track skater Charles Hamelin. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2015)  
Other informationCHANGING COURSE
After finishing eighth at the Olympic short track trials in August 2013, he decided to focus on speed skating. (alexandrest-jean.com, 19 Jan 2014)

SUPPORT
In June 2017 he was a recipient of the Peter Williamson Trust Fund Bursary from Speed Skating Canada. The award, which is worth 1,500 Canadian dollars, is presented annually in recognition of athletic and scholastic achievement. (speedskating.ca, 12 Jun 2017, 2017)
 
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing eighth in the sprint combination at the 2014 World Sprint Championships in Nagano, Japan. (SportsDeskOnline, 02 Dec 2015; Athlete, 02 Dec 2015)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships Overall6  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay11  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall14  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m24  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m37