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Pascal Dion


SportShort Track
Born08 Aug 1994 in Montreal 
Higher educationKinesiology - University of Quebec in Montreal: Canada
LanguagesEnglish, French, Mandarin
ResidenceMontreal, QC, CAN
OccupationAthlete, Student
FamilyPartner Frederique Phaneuf
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.472 02 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    1000m 1:22.356 12 Nov 2022 Salt Lake City, UT  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Olympic Games
    5000m Relay 1   1  
World Championships
World Championships
    1500m   1 1  
    5000m Relay   1 1  
    Overall   1    
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesIn 2014 he fell while racing and sustained two cuts to his back from the skates of another athlete. He lost more than a litre of blood and was unable to skate for five months as a result of the injury. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018;, 20 Aug 2017)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe needed an activity in which he could use up some of his energy. He first tried figure skating before switching to short track.  
Name of coachSebastien Cros [national], FRA  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age six in Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC, Canada.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"My approach to my sport is that I set and focus on small achievable, realistic goals that keep me focused and motivated." (, 22 Feb 2022)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 5000m relay at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Instagram profile, 17 Feb 2022)  
HobbiesRock climbing. (, 01 Sep 2023)  
Other informationCOACHING
He has coached at the Pointe-aux-Trembles Speed Skating Club in Montreal, QC, Canada. (LinkedIn profile, 01 Jan 2019;, 25 Feb 2018;, 20 Aug 2017)

After studying kinesiology at the University of Quebec in Montreal [UQAM], he began studying finance at Concordia University in Montreal, QC, Canada. (Facebook profile, 27 Sep 2020; LinkedIn profile, 01 Jan 2019)
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolCanadian short track skater Marc Gagnon. (, 01 Sep 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamCPV Pointe-aux-Trembles: Montreal, QC, CAN  
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  
    2021/2022 World Championships Overall2  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1500m2  
    2022/2023 Four Continents Championships 1000m2  
    2019/2020 Four Continents Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2017/2018 World Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1500m3  
    2021/2022 World Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2018 Olympic Games 5000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 Four Continents Championships 500m3  
    2022/2023 World Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 World Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2021/2022 World Championships 500m5  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1000m6  
    2022 Olympic Games 2000m Relay6  
    2018/2019 World Championships 5000m Relay6  
    2023/2024 World Championships 1500m10  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m10  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m12  
    2023/2024 World Championships 5000m Relay12  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1000m14  
    2022 Olympic Games 1500m18  
    2017/2018 World Championships 500m21  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1000m21  
    2017/2018 World Championships Overall22  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1500m25  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m1  
    2022/2023 Almaty 5000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Dresden 5000m Relay1  
    2017/2018 Budapest 5000m Relay1  
    2023/2024 Montreal, QC 5000m Relay1  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 5000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Montreal, QC 1000m1  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 1500m1  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Almaty 5000m Relay1  
    2021/2022 Nagoya 5000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 Dordrecht 5000m Relay1  
    2023/2024 Beijing 5000m Relay1  
    2021/2022 Debrecen 5000m Relay1  
    2017/2018 Dordrecht 5000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m2  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m2  
    2022/2023 Dordrecht 1000m2  
    2022/2023 Dordrecht 1000m2  
    2023/2024 Montreal, QC 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Almaty 5000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1000m2  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay2  
    2021/2022 Debrecen 1500m2  
    2021/2022 Debrecen 1000m2  
    2021/2022 Dordrecht 5000m Relay2  
    2021/2022 Debrecen 2000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 Montreal, QC 5000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay3  
    2023/2024 Seoul 1000m3  
    2015/2016 Nagoya 5000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 5000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 Montreal, QC 2000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m3  
    2021/2022 Nagoya 1000m3  
    2021/2022 Beijing 1000m3  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 2000m Relay3  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1500m4  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Overall4  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m4  
    2022/2023 Dresden 5000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay4  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1000m4  
    2022/2023 Dresden 2000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay5  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m5  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m5  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m5  
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay5  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m5  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m5  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1500m5  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m6  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m6  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay6  
    2023/2024 Dresden 1500m6  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m6  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m6  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m6  
    2023/2024 Dresden 5000m Relay7  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1500m8  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m8  
    2016/2017 Minsk 5000m Relay8  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification Overall9  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m9  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m9  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 5000m Relay9  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1000m10  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m10  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m11  
    2023/2024 Dresden 1000m11  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m11  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m12  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m12  
    2019/2020 Dresden 5000m Relay12  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m13  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1000m13  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m14  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m15  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m16  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m16  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m16  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m18  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1500m18  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1500m19  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m20  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m22  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m22  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m22  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m27  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m29  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m30  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m30  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m30  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1500m34  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 500m36  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m37  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m45  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 1000m56