Émilie Fournel

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Émilie Fournel
Personal information
Nationality Canadian
Born (1986-10-26) October 26, 1986 (age 31)
Montreal, Quebec
Residence Dorval, Quebec[1]
Height 1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Weight 59 kg (130 lb)
Sport Kayaking
Event(s) K-1 200m, K-1 500m

Émilie Fournel (born October 26, 1986) is a Canadian sprint kayaker who has competed since the late 2000s. She won a bronze medal in the K-1 4 x 200 m event at the 2009 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Dartmouth, and in the K-1 5000 m at the 2015 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships.[2][3]

Fournel competed in the K-4 500 m event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, but was eliminated in the semifinals, and the K-1 200 m and 500 m at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Her father, Jean Fournel, competed for Canada in sprint canoe at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. Her brother Hugues Fournel also competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's K-2 200 metres with Ryan Cochrane.

In July 2016, she was officially named to Canada's Olympic team.[4]


  1. ^ "COC Canada profile". Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved July 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Emilie FOURNEL". Retrieved 10 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Results Day 5 2015 Canoe Spring World Championships" (PDF). canoe2015.microplustiming.com/. ICF. 23 August 2015. p. 30. Retrieved 15 May 2016. 
  4. ^ Blum, Benjamin (27 June 2016). "Canada names experienced Olympic canoe-kayak team". www.cbc.ca/sports/. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 30 June 2016. 

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