Nathalie Lambert

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