Hugues Fournel

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Hugues Fournel
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Fournel at the 2012 National Olympic Trials
Personal information
Born (1988-08-05) 5 August 1988 (age 30)
Lachine, Quebec
ResidenceQuebec, Quebec
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight77 kg (170 lb)
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]


  1. ^ a b c Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Hugues Fournel". Olympics at 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". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 1 August 2016. Retrieved 1 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Rio 2016 - Men's Kayak Double 200m". 18 August 2016. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2017.

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