Nathalie Lambert

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Nathalie Lambert
Medal record
Women's short track speed skating
Competitor for  Canada
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1992 Albertville 3000m relay
Silver medal – second place 1994 Lillehammer 1000m
Silver medal – second place 1994 Lillehammer 3000m relay
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1986 Chamonix 3000m relay
Gold medal – first place 1987 Montreal 3000m relay
Gold medal – first place 1988 St. Louis 3000m relay
Gold medal – first place 1989 Solihull 3000m relay
Gold medal – first place 1990 Amsterdam 3000m relay
Gold medal – first place 1991 Sydney 1500m
Gold medal – first place 1991 Sydney 1000m
Gold medal – first place 1991 Sydney 3000m
Gold medal – first place 1991 Sydney Overall
Gold medal – first place 1991 Sydney 3000m relay
Gold medal – first place 1992 Denver 3000m relay
Gold medal – first place 1993 Beijing Overall
Gold medal – first place 1993 Beijing 3000m relay
Gold medal – first place 1994 Guildford Overall
Gold medal – first place 1994 Guildford 3000m relay
Gold medal – first place 1997 Nagano 3000m relay
Silver medal – second place 1986 Chamonix Overall
Silver medal – second place 1987 Montreal Overall
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Peterborough Overall
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Amsterdam Overall

Nathalie Lambert (born December 1, 1963 in Montréal, Quebec) is a Canadian Olympic medalist in short-track speed skating. She won one Gold medal and two Silver medals at the Winter Olympics, and was Canada's flag bearer at the 1992 Albertville Olympics closing ceremony.[1] She is also a three-time Overall World Champion for 1991, 1993 and 1994.

Lambert won the 11 international competitions in which she participated, between 1992 and 1994. She won the all-around world championship three times: in 1991, 1993 and 1994.

Records[edit]

  • 1985 - World championship, Amsterdam (Netherland) - 1000 m : 1m43s.58
  • 1987 - World championship, Montréal (Quebec) - 3000 m : 5m31s.65
  • 1993 - International Competition, Hamar (Norway) - 1000 m : 1m34s.07
  • 1993 - World championship, Beijing (China) - relay 3000 m : 4m26s.56

Awards[edit]

  • 1992 - Inducted into the Canadian Olympic Committee Hall of Fame
  • 1994 - Named Athlete of the Year by the 'Mérite Sportif Québécois'
  • From 1985 to 1987 and 1990 to 1994. Named Athlete of the Year by the Canadian Speed Skating Association
  • 2001 - Inducted into Quebec's Sports Hall of Fame
  • 2002 - Inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Personal life[edit]

Lambert married gym teacher Daniel Gaudette, and adopted two Chinese girls.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1992 Albertville". Canadian Olympic Committee. 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2014. 

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