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Marianne St-Gelais

Canada

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTCAN21702199001
NOCCanada
Born17 Feb 1990 in Saint-Félicien 
GenderWomen
FamilyPartner Charles Hamelin
ResidenceMontreal, QC, CAN
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, French
Higher educationHumanities - Maisonneuve College: Montreal, QC, CAN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 42.441 13 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:28.053 16 Sep 2012 Calgary  
    1500m 2:19.744 20 Oct 2012 Calgary  
    3000m 5:06.264 21 Mar 2010 Sofia  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    500m   1    
    3000m Relay   2    
World Championships
Event  
World Championships
    500m   2 1  
    1000m   1    
    1500m 1 1 1  
    3000m Relay   4 1  
    Overall   2    
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    2000m Relay     1  
    3000m Relay   1    
World Team Championships
Event  
World Team Championships
    Team   1    
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/marianne.stgelais.official/  
twitter.com/mastgelais  
mariannestgelais.com/  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sport"My neighbour was the president of the club in my town and she asked us if we wanted to try speed skating. Myself and my two sisters joined up."  
Name of coachFrederic Blackburn [national], CAN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age 10 in Saint-Felicien, QC, Canada.  
Club / TeamCPV St-Felicien: Canada  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesShe sustained concussions in 2007, 2009 and 2012. (Athlete, 14 Feb 2016)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (radio-canada.ca, 27 Oct 2014)  
Awards and honoursShe was named Speed Skating Canada's 2010 and 2011 Female Short Track Skater of the Year. (olympic.ca, 01 Aug 2013)

She was named Speed Skating Canada's 2009 Rising Star in short track. (speedskating.ca, 28 Oct 2009)
 
HobbiesWatching movies at home, going to the cinema. (NOC Media Guide, 2014)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsHer good luck charm is a necklace that her grandmother gave her. (NOC Media Guide, 2014)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning silver in the 500m at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (Athlete, 14 Feb 2016)  
Famous relativesHer partner Charles Hamelin has represented Canada in short track. He won medals at the 2006, 2010 and 2014 Olympic Winter Games. (SportsDeskOnline, 02 Feb 2017; Facebook profile, 27 Jan 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHer family. (Athlete, 14 Feb 2016)  
Hero / IdolCanadian hurdler Perdita Felicien, US distance runner Steve Prefontaine. (Athlete, 11 Dec 2015, 22 Nov 2013)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Smile when it rains." (Athlete, 14 Feb 2016)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 World Championships 1500m1  
    2010 Olympic Games 500m2  
    2015/2016 World Championships 500m2  
    2013/2014 World Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2014 Olympic Games 3000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall2  
    2015/2016 World Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m2  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m2  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m2  
    2015/2016 World Championships Overall2  
    2009/2010 World Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2009/2010 World Team Championships Team2  
    2008/2009 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2012/2013 World Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2010 Olympic Games 3000m Relay2  
    2009/2010 World Championships 500m3  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1500m3  
    2007/2008 World Junior Championships 2000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 World Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2008/2009 World Junior Championships Overall4  
    2012/2013 World Championships Overall4  
    2012/2013 World Championships 500m4  
    2011/2012 World Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2014/2015 World Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1000m6  
    2014/2015 World Championships 500m6  
    2009/2010 World Championships Overall7  
    2010/2011 World Championships 500m7  
    2007/2008 World Junior Championships Overall7  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1000m7  
    2013/2014 World Championships 500m7  
    2014 Olympic Games 500m7  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1500m9  
    2013/2014 World Championships Overall10  
    2010/2011 World Championships Overall10  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1000m10  
    2014/2015 World Championships Overall11  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1000m16  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1500m16  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1500m18  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1500m19  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1000m19  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1000m19  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m22  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m28  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m1  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 500m1  
    2010/2011 Dresden 500m1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Quebec, QC 500m1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Saguenay, QC 500m1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Dordrecht 1000m1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Montreal, QC 500m1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Moscow 500m1  
    2010/2011 Dresden 500m1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Saguenay, QC 1000m1  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m1  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m1  
    2014/2015 Dresden 3000m Relay1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 1000m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Montreal, QC 500m1  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m1  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Dordrecht 1500m1  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m2  
    2008/2009 World Cup Vancouver 500m2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Dordrecht 500m2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Montreal, QC 1000m2  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Montreal, QC 1000m2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Montreal, QC 500m2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Shanghai 3000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Seoul 1000m2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Montreal, QC 500m2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Nagoya 1000m2  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1500m2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Montreal, QC 3000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Shanghai 500m2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Shanghai 500m2  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 3000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Toronto, ON 500m2  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m2  
    2012/2013 Dresden 500m2  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Quebec, QC 3000m Relay2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Moscow 3000m Relay2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Saguenay, QC 3000m Relay2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Montreal, QC 3000m Relay2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Sochi 3000m Relay2  
    2012/2013 Dresden 3000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Quebec, QC 1000m3  
    2009/2010 World Cup Beijing 500m3  
    2009/2010 World Cup Marquette, MI 500m3  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 3000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 500m3  
    2016/2017 Dresden 3000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Dordrecht 500m3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Nagoya 3000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1000m3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Shanghai 1000m3  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 3000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Shanghai 500m3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Nagoya 500m3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Shanghai 500m3  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Shanghai 3000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1000m3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Toronto, ON 1500m3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Montreal, QC 3000m Relay3  
    2009/2010 World Cup Montreal, QC 3000m Relay3  
    2009/2010 World Cup Beijing 3000m Relay3  
    2009/2010 World Cup Seoul 3000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 Dresden 3000m Relay3  
    2008/2009 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay3  
    2008/2009 World Cup Vancouver 3000m Relay3  
    2009/2010 World Cup Marquette, MI 3000m Relay3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Seoul 3000m Relay3  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m4  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m4  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m4  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay4  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 500m4  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m5  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m5  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m6  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m6  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m7  
    2015/2016 Dresden 3000m Relay7  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m7  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m9  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m9  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m9  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m11  
    2008/2009 World Cup 500m12  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m13  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m15  
    2014/2015 Dresden 500m15  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m16  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m17  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m29  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1000m40  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1000m44  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1500m44  
    2006/2007 World Cup 500m44  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1500m57  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1000m62