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Marie-Ève Drolet

Canada

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTCAN20302198201
NOCCanada
Born03 Feb 1982 in Saguenay 
GenderWomen
Marital statusMarried
FamilyHusband Corey Crysler, daughter Zoe [2015]
ResidenceMontreal, QC, CAN
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, French
Higher educationPsychology - University of Montreal: Canada
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.184 15 Mar 2014 Montreal  
    1000m 1:29.449 21 Oct 2012 Calgary  
    1500m 2:19.516 15 Feb 2014 Sochi  
    3000m 5:03.387 11 Mar 2012 Shanghai  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    3000m Relay   1 1  
World Championships
Event  
World Championships
    1500m     2  
    3000m Relay   2 2  
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Overall 2      
World Team Championships
Event  
World Team Championships
    Team     2  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/marieeve.drolet.79  
twitter.com/droletmarieeve  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachFrederic Blackburn [national], CAN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age six in Saguenay, QC, Canada.  
Reason for choosing this sport"To learn how to skate and have fun."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer husband, and her brother. (Athlete, 22 Nov 2013)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (lapresse.ca, 11 Jan 2017)  
Other informationMATERNITY LEAVE
After competing at the 2014 World Championships in Montreal QC, Canada, she took time away from the sport to give birth to her daughter Zoe. She returned to international competition at the 2016 World Cup event in Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America, where she won bronze in the 1500m. (lapresse.ca, 11 Jan 2017)

GAP YEARS
She competed at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, 12 years after her previous Olympic appearance in 2002. (SportsDeskOnline, 05 Feb 2015; olympic.ca, 12 May 2013)

RETIREMENT AND COMEBACK
She retired in 2003 to concentrate on her studies but returned to the sport in 2008. "To skate again made me realise a lot of things. I had a taste for it again most importantly. I started to get back in shape, as I had wanted to do for some time." (cyberpresse.ca, 07 Dec 2008)
 
Memorable sporting achievementWinning silver in the 3000m relay at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, and becoming world junior champion in 2000 and 2001. (Athlete, 02 Feb 2017)  
InjuriesIn August 2013 she fractured her left hip during the Canadian trials for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. (rds.ca, 13 Mar 2014)

She injured her back in a crash in August 2013. (sportcafe.ca, 22 Aug 2013)

She fractured the D12 vertebrae in her back at the 2000 Canadian team trials. (Athlete, 22 Nov 2013)
 
Awards and honoursShe was named Speed Skating Canada's Female Athlete of the Year in 1999, 2000 and 2001. (olympic.ca, 12 May 2013)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2000/2001 World Junior Championships Overall1  
    1999/2000 World Junior Championships Overall1  
    2013/2014 World Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2014 Olympic Games 3000m Relay2  
    2012/2013 World Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2000/2001 World Championships 1500m3  
    2011/2012 World Championships 1500m3  
    2010/2011 World Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2001/2002 World Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2001/2002 World Team Championships Team3  
    2000/2001 World Team Championships Team3  
    2002 Olympic Games 3000m Relay3  
    1996/1997 World Junior Championships Overall4  
    1998/1999 World Junior Championships Overall4  
    2001/2002 World Championships 1500m4  
    2002 Olympic Games 1000m4  
    2011/2012 World Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2001/2002 World Championships 1000m5  
    2016/2017 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2002 Olympic Games 1500m6  
    2000/2001 World Championships Overall6  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m6  
    2001/2002 World Championships Overall7  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1500m7  
    2011/2012 World Championships Overall7  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m7  
    2010/2011 World Championships 500m8  
    2011/2012 World Championships 500m8  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m8  
    2013/2014 World Championships 500m8  
    2000/2001 World Championships 3000m Relay8  
    1997/1998 World Junior Championships Overall9  
    2000/2001 World Championships 500m9  
    2010/2011 World Championships Overall9  
    2001/2002 World Championships 500m10  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall10  
    2012/2013 World Championships 500m11  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m12  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1000m13  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m14  
    2011/2012 World Championships 1000m15  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1000m16  
    2012/2013 World Championships Overall18  
    2013/2014 World Championships Overall19  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1500m22  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1500m24  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1000m25  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2000/2001 World Cup Graz 1500m1  
    2008/2009 World Cup Sofia 3000m Relay1  
    2000/2001 World Cup Trnava 1500m2  
    2000/2001 World Cup Trnava 3000m2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Montreal, QC 1500m2  
    2010/2011 Dresden 1500m2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Dordrecht 1000m2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Changchun 1000m2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Calgary, AB 1000m2  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 3000m Relay2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Saguenay, QC 3000m Relay2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Moscow 3000m Relay2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Quebec, QC 3000m Relay2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Montreal, QC 3000m Relay2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Sochi 3000m Relay2  
    2012/2013 Dresden 3000m Relay2  
    2010/2011 Dresden 1000m3  
    2016/2017 Dresden 3000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 3000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m3  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m3  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m3  
    1999/2000 World Cup Montreal, QC 3000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Montreal, QC 3000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 Dresden 3000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m4  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay4  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m4  
    2008/2009 Dresden 3000m Relay5  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m6  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m6  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m7  
    2008/2009 Dresden 1500m7  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m7  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m8  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m10  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m10  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m11  
    2000/2001 World Cup 1500m12  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m13  
    2000/2001 World Cup 500m13  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m14  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m15  
    2008/2009 Dresden 500m15  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m15  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1500m17  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m20  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m21  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m21  
    2000/2001 World Cup Overall23  
    2000/2001 World Cup 1000m25  
    2001/2002 World Cup 1500m25  
    2001/2002 World Cup 1000m28  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1000m36  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m39  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m43  
    2008/2009 World Cup 500m57  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m73