Hugues Fournel

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Hugues Fournel
Hugues Fournel.jpg
Fournel at the 2012 National Olympic Trials
Personal information
Nationality Canadian
Born (1988-08-05) 5 August 1988 (age 29)
Lachine, Quebec
Residence Quebec, Quebec
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Sport
Sport Kayaking
Updated on July 2012.

Hugues Fournel (born 5 August 1988) is a Canadian canoeist. He was born in Lachine, Quebec.[1] Fournel was the 2011 Pan American champion in the men's K-2 200 m together with Ryan Cochrane. He competed in K-2 200 and 1000 m together with Cochrane at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.[1]

On August 1, 2016 (after the suspension of the Russian crew) he and Cochrane was named to Canada's 2016 Olympic team in the men's K-2 200 m event.[2] The finished last in the final.[3]

His father Jean and sister Emilie are also both Olympic canoeists.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Hugues Fournel". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 16 December 2012. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ryan Cochrane, Hugues Fournel added to Canadian Olympic team for men's K2 200m". www.cbc.ca/sports/. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 1 August 2016. Retrieved 1 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Rio 2016 - Men's Kayak Double 200m". www.Rio2016.com. 18 August 2016. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2017. 

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