Alexandre St-Jean

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Alexandre St-Jean
Personal information
Born (1993-05-10) 10 May 1993 (age 25)
Quebec City, Quebec
Sport
Country Canada
SportSpeed skating

Alexandre St-Jean (born 10 May 1993) is a Canadian speed skater who is specialized in the sprint distances.

Career[edit]

St-Jean started his speed skating career as a short tracker.[1] He switched from short track to long track speed skating in 2013. He won his first-ever World Cup medal, a gold medal in the team sprint event, at the World Cup in Salt Lake City in November 2015. In December he won a silver medal when he finished second in the World Cup 500m event in Inzell.[2][3] St-Jean is coached by Gregor Jelonek.

2018 Winter Olympics[edit]

St-Jean qualified to compete for Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics.[4][5][6]

Personal records[edit]

Personal records
Men's speed skating
Event Result Date Location Notes
500 m 34.46 22 November 2015 Salt Lake City
1000 m 1:07.84 2 December 2017 Calgary
1500 m 1:49.39 2 January 2014 Calgary
3000 m 4:02.12 15 August 2015 Calgary
5000 m 9:19.28 16 December 2007 Quebec City

Source: SpeedskatingResults.com[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "St-Jean, Alexandre". 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. ^ "Gilmore Junio, Alexandre St-Jean give Canada 1-2 speed skating finish". CBC. 4 December 2015.
  4. ^ Harrison, Doug (10 January 2018). "Ted-Jan Bloemen, Ivanie Blondin front Canada's Olympic long track team". www.cbc.ca/sports/. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  5. ^ Spencer, Donna (10 January 2018). "Speed skater Denny Morrison and 'guardian angel' wife both headed to Olympics". Canadian Press. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Canadian long track speed skating team named for PyeongChang 2018". www.speedskating.ca/. Speed Skating Canada. 10 January 2018. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Alexandre St-Jean". speedskatingresults.com. Retrieved 7 December 2015.

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