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Alexandre St-Jean


SportSpeed Skating
Born10 May 1993 in  Quebec
ResidenceQuebec, QC, CAN
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, French
Higher educationDentistry - University of Laval: Canada
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.46 22 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:07.65 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 7:42.22 17 Apr 2022 Quebec  
Social Media
Social Media  
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;, 19 Jan 2014)  
AmbitionsTo compete in the 500m and 1000m at the 2018 and 2022 Olympic Winter Games. (, 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. (, 19 Jan 2014)

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. (, 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
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 1000m6  
    2013/2014 World Sprint Championships Overall8  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m11  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1000m12  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 1000m17  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2015/2016 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT Team Sprint1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen Team Sprint1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Heerenveen Team Sprint1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen Team Sprint2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Inzell 500m2  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m11  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m12  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m13  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m17  
    2015/2016 World Cup Overall27  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m30  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m45  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m46  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m47  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m48