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Alex Genest

Alex Genest
  • Born: 06/30/1986
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 178cm
  • Weight: 61kg
  • Birthplace: Shawinigan, QC

Alex GenestAlex Genest made his first appearance at an Olympic Games in London and competed in the 3000m steeplechase, finishing 13th.

He made his first world championship senior team in 2011, representing Canada in the same event for a top-10 finish. Also internationally in the 3000m steeplechase, Genest has a fourth-place finish at the 2009 University Games and a seventh place finish at the Francophone Games that year. As a junior, he earned a top-6 placing at the World Youth Championship in 2003.

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