Alex Boisvert-Lacroix

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Alex Boisvert-Lacroix
Personal information
Born (1987-04-08) 8 April 1987 (age 31)
Sherbrooke, Quebec
Sport
Country Canada
SportSpeed skating

Alex Boisvert-Lacroix (born 8 April 1987) is a Canadian speed skater who is specialized in the sprint distances.

Career[edit]

Boisvert-Lacroix started his speed skating career as a short tracker and competed in his first World Cup in 2007.[1] He switched from short track to long track speed skating in 2010. He won a bronze medal at the ISU World Cup in Calgary in November 2015 when he finished third in the 500m event. In December he won a silver medal when he finished second in the World Cup 500m event in Inzell.[2][3] Boisvert-Lacroix is coached by Gregor Jelonek.

2018 Olympics[edit]

After finishing in the top 5 in the 500 m event at the 2017–18 ISU Speed Skating World Cup, Boisvert-Lacroix pre-qualified for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.[4]

Personal records[edit]

Personal records
Men's speed skating
Event Result Date Location Notes
500 m 34.30 15 November 2015 Calgary
1000 m 1:07.97 21 November 2015 Salt Lake City
1500 m 1:50.13 16 March 2014 Calgary
3000 m 4:04.57 12 October 2011 Calgary

Source: SpeedskatingResults.com[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boisvert-Lacroix, Alex". www.speedskating.ca. Speed Skating Canada.
  2. ^ "ISU World Cup Inzell – 4–6 December 2015 – Result 500m Men Division A". International Skating Union (ISU). 6 December 2015. Retrieved 7 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Canada wins 3 World Cup long track speed skating medals". CBC. 6 December 2015.
  4. ^ "Potential battles for the last Olympic spots available set to take place at 2018 Long Track Team Selections". www.speedskating.ca/. Speed Skating Canada. 29 December 2017. Retrieved 31 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Alex Boisvert-Lacroix". speedskatingresults.com. Retrieved 7 December 2015.

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