Sylvie Fréchette

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Sylvie Fréchette
Sylvie Fréchette 2012-04-14.jpg
Sylvie Fréchette in 2012
Personal information
Born (1967-06-27) June 27, 1967 (age 47)
Montreal, Quebec
Sport
Sport Synchronized swimming

Sylvie Fréchette, MSC (born June 27, 1967 in Montreal, Quebec) is a retired Canadian synchronized swimmer, who won a gold medal in the 1992 Summer Olympics and a silver in the 1996 Summer Olympics. In 1999, she was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. She has also contributed as a swimmer, designer, and coach to the synchronized-swimming portions of Cirque du Soleil's water-based stage production O, which opened at the Bellagio hotel and casino in Las Vegas in 1998.

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Sylie Frechette was engaged to her business partner Sylvain Lake, but he committed suicide a week before the 1992 Games. Lake was a television track analyst and former track athlete (400m).[1]

Today she lives with her two kids and her husband.

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