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Camille De Serres-Rainville

Canada

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTCAN22408199501
NOCCanada
Born24 Aug 1995 in Montreal 
GenderWomen
ResidenceMontreal, QC, CAN
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, French
Higher educationHuman Movement Studies - University of Quebec: Montreal, QC, CAN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.843 11 Nov 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:29.112 02 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    1500m 2:23.851 10 Nov 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Championships
Event  
World Championships
    3000m Relay     1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/camille.rainville  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamCPV Pointe-aux-Trembles : Montreal, QC, CAN  
Reason for choosing this sportHer mother wanted her to learn how to skate. "The only club that she found that were accepting young people like me was [CPV Montreal St. Michel] Speed Skating Club."  
Name of coachFrederic Blackburn [national], CAN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age five at CPV Montreal - St. Michel Speed Skating Club in Quebec, Canada.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer mother. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolCanadian cyclist and speed skater Clara Hughes. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesA back injury kept her off the ice for the majority of the 2012/13 season. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)

She has broken her right wrist twice during her career. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)
 
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing in sixth place in the 1500m at the 2017 Canadian Olympic Trials. "It was the first competition that I really was able to fight with the best girls in Canada for a spot on a team. It opened my eyes to the potential I had and gave me confidence." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Fall down seven times, stand up eight." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Championships 3000m Relay3  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Almaty 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay5  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m5  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay6  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay9  
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m11  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m13  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1000m15  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m16  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m16  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m17  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m31  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m54