Mathieu Turcotte

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Mathieu Turcotte
Medal record
Men's short track speed skating
Representing Canada Canada
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2002 Salt Lake City 5000 m relay
Silver medal – second place 2006 Turin 5000 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Salt Lake City 1000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1998 Bormio Team
Gold medal – first place 2000 The Hague Team
Gold medal – first place 2001 Nobeyama Team
Gold medal – first place 2003 Sofia Team
Gold medal – first place 2005 Chuncheon Team
Gold medal – first place 2005 Beijing 5000 m relay
Gold medal – first place 2006 Minneapolis 5000 m relay
Silver medal – second place 2001 Jeonju 5000 m relay
Silver medal – second place 2002 Montréal 5000 m relay
Silver medal – second place 2002 Milwaukee Team
Silver medal – second place 2003 Warsaw 5000 m relay
Silver medal – second place 2004 St. Petersburg Team
Silver medal – second place 2006 Montréal Team

Mathieu Turcotte (born February 8, 1977) is a Canadian athlete. He was born in Sherbrooke, Quebec.

Turcotte rose to fame within Canada, upon winning the bronze in the men's 1000 m in the short track speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics, with a time of 1:30.563 (a race more remembered for the victory of Australian Steven Bradbury), and winning a gold as part of the men's 5000 m relay at the same games, with a team time of 6:51.579.

He placed 6th at the men's 1500 m short track speed skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics with a time of 2:24.558.

Mathieu is now the President of Apex Racing Skates, a company that makes custom short track speed skates.[1]

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