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Charle Cournoyer


SportShort Track
Born11 Jun 1991 in Longueuil 
ResidenceMontreal, QC, CAN
LanguagesEnglish, French
Higher educationComputer Engineering - University of Quebec: Montreal, QC, CAN
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.402 12 Aug 2013 Montreal  
    1000m 1:23.269 18 Dec 2016 Gangneung  
    1500m 2:08.872 13 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 4:50.525 21 Dec 2014 Seoul  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Olympic Games
    500m     1  
World Championships
World Championships
    5000m Relay 1 1    
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachDerrick Campbell [national], CAN  
Training RegimeHe trains for up to 30 hours a week at the Maurice Richard Arena in Montreal, QC, Canada.  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was tired of watching his older brother Vincent skating, so he decided to join in.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 1997 in Longueuil, QC, Canada.  
Club / TeamCPV Longueuil: Canada  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesHe fractured the fifth metatarsal in his right foot in September 2014. (, 16 Jan 2015)

In March 2014 he had an operation to fix a problem with his shoulder that kept on dislocating. He dislocated the other shoulder in July 2014. (, 16 Jan 2015)
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in the 500m at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 14 Feb 2016)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Keep it tight to keep it right." (Athlete, 14 Feb 2016)  
HobbiesProgramming computers, playing computer games. (NOC Media Guide, 2014)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (, 16 Jan 2015)  
Most influential person in careerHis brother Vincent. (Athlete, 22 Nov 2013)  
Hero / IdolCanadian short track skater Marc Gagnon. (Athlete, 14 Feb 2016)  
Famous relativesHis older brother Vincent represented Canada in short track during the 2013 World Cup season. His sister Lydiane has competed in speed skating at provincial level in Canada. (SportsDeskOnline, 05 Feb 2015; NOC Media Guide, 2014)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2012/2013 World Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 World Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2014 Olympic Games 500m3  
    2013/2014 World Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 World Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2014 Olympic Games 5000m Relay6  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m10  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1000m11  
    2013/2014 World Championships 500m11  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m11  
    2013/2014 World Championships Overall12  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m12  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1500m14  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m17  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2013/2014 World Cup Turin 5000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Toronto, ON 1000m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Toronto, ON 5000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Dordrecht 1000m1  
    2013/2014 World Cup Seoul 5000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m2  
    2015/2016 Dresden 5000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Seoul 5000m Relay2  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1000m2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Shanghai 1000m2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Montreal, QC 500m2  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Shanghai 5000m Relay2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Nagoya 1500m3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Shanghai 5000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Dordrecht 5000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Nagoya 5000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Shanghai 5000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m3  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m4  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m5  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m6  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m6  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m8  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m8  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m8  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay9  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m10  
    2012/2013 Dresden 500m10  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m12  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m12  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m13  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m14  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m14  
    2012/2013 Dresden 5000m Relay14  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m16  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m16  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m16  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m22  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m22  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m24  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m28  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m30  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m31  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m39  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m123