Pierre St.-Jean

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Pierre St-Jean (alternate listings: Pierre St-Jean, Pierre Saint-Jean, Pierre St.Jean; born March 28, 1943 in Montreal[1]) is a Canadian weightlifter who competed from the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s. He competed for Canada at the 1964, 1968 and 1976 Summer Olympics, with a best finish of 10th in 1968.[1]

St-Jean also competed in the British Empire and Commonwealth Games, winning a silver medal in 1962, a gold medal in 1966 and a bronze medal in 1970. He won bronze medals at the Pan American Games in 1963 and 1967.[2]

At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, he took the Athlete's Oath.[3]

He now resides Orleans, Ontario.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pierre St-Jean". Team Canada. Retrieved 19 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "First Pan American Games in Canada in 1967: Spotlight on Canadian Athletes". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 19 March 2016. 
  3. ^ Grasso, John; Mallon, Bill; Heijmans, Jeroen (14 May 2015). "Appendix VII". Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement (5 ed.). Rowman & Littlefield. p. 685. ISBN 9781442248601.