Speed Skating - Short Track
- 2006 Olympic silver medallist … Competed at six WC, capturing eight individual and four relay medals … Contributed to two World Team titles in 2005 and 2007 … Ranked first in Canada three years (2006-09) … Named Speed Skating Canada's Male Skater of the Year for Short Track in 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009 … Holds world record in 1,000 metres (set in January 2009).
World Championship (WC) Results
- 2009 (Vienna, AUT): Gold – 500 metres; Bronze – overall; Bronze – 3,000 metres; 15th – 1,000 metes; 19th – 1,500 metres 2008 (Gangneung City, KOR): Silver – relay; Silver – 500 metres; 4th – 1,000 metres; 5th – 3,000 metres; 6th – overall 2007 (Milan, ITA): Gold – 500 metres; Silver – overall; Silver – 1,000 metres; Silver – relay; 4th – 3,000 metres 2006 (Minneapolis, USA): Gold – 3,000 metres; Gold – relay; Bronze – 1,000 metres; 4th – overall; 5th – 500 metres; 7th – 1,500 metres 2005 (Beijing, CHN): Gold – relay; Silver – 500 metres; 4th – overall; 4th – 1,000 metres; 4th – 3,000 metres; 5th – 1,500 metres 2004 (Gothenburg, SWE): 4th – relay
- 2009-10: Won 10 World Cup medals, including gold in 500 metres (twice), gold in 1,500 metres and gold in relay. 2008-09: Set new world record of 1:23.454 in 1,000 metres (01/18/09) … Finished 3rd overall at WC … Captured silver at Team WC in Heerenveen, NED … Ranked 4th in 1,000 and 1,500 metres in World Cup season … Won 13 medals on World Cup circuit, including four gold … Ranked 1st in Canada for third consecutive year. 2007-08: Finished 6th overall at WC … Won silver at Team WC in Beijing, CHN … Claimed 13 World Cup medals including one gold. 2006-07: Was overall silver medallist at WC … Won gold at Team WC in Budapest, HUN … Captured 10 World Cup medals, including four gold … Triple gold medallist at Canadian Open Championships. 2005-06: Raced to a silver at 2006 Olympic Winter Games … Finished 4th overall at WC … Won silver at Team WC. 2004-05: Finished 4th overall at WC … Captured gold at Team WC in Chuncheon, KOR … Won first career World Cup medal, bronze, in Bormio, ITA (13/11/04) … Ranked 5th overall in World Cup season … Finished 1st overall at Canadian Open Championships. 2003-04: Finished 4th at WC … Won silver at Team WC in St. Petersburg, RUS … Ranked 2nd in relay for World Cup season. 2002-03: Was a triple medallist at Junior WC in Budapest, HUN. 2001-02: Silver medallist at Junior WC (relay).
- Has two brothers, Mathieu (20) and François (23), who is also a member of national team … Father, Yves, is Short Track Program Director for Speed Skating Canada … You would be surprised to know that Charles lives in the Olympic village pyramids from the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games.
|2010 Vancouver||Speed Skating - ST||1,000m - M||4|
|2010 Vancouver||Speed Skating - ST||1,500m - M||7|
|2010 Vancouver||Speed Skating - ST||5,000m Relay - M||Gold|
|2010 Vancouver||Speed Skating - ST||500m - M||Gold|
|2006 Turin||Speed Skating - ST||1,500m - M||4|
|2006 Turin||Speed Skating - ST||5,000m Relay - M||Silver|
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