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Pascal Dion

Canada

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTCAN10808199401
NOCCanada
Born08 Aug 1994 in Montreal 
GenderMen
ResidenceMontreal, QC, CAN
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, French
Higher educationFinance - University of Quebec in Montreal [UQAM]: Canada
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    5000m Relay     1  
World Championships
Event  
World Championships
    5000m Relay   1    
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/Pascaldion11/  
twitter.com/pascal_dion1  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe needed an activity where he could use up some of his energy.  
Name of coachEric Bedard [national], CAN  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age six in Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC, Canada.  
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; olympic.ca, 20 Aug 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in the 5000m relay at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
HobbiesGolf, badminton, volleyball, wakeboarding. (olympic.ca, 20 Aug 2017)  
Other informationOTHER ACTIVITIES
He has coached at the Pointe-aux-Trembles speed skating club in Montreal, QC, Canada. (olympic.ca, 20 Aug 2017)
 
Sporting philosophy / motto"Embrace the moment." (Athlete, 08 Nov 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 World Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2018 Olympic Games 5000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 World Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m10  
    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
    2017/2018 World Cup Budapest 5000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Dordrecht 5000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m2  
    2018/2019 Almaty 5000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Nagoya 5000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 5000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m4  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay5  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m5  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m5  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m5  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m6  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay6  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m6  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m6  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m6  
    2016/2017 Minsk 5000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m9  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m10  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m11  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m12  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m13  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m14  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m15  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m16  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m16  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m22  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m27  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m29  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m30  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m34  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m36