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Emilie Fournel
  • Born: 10/26/1986
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 155cm
  • Weight: 59kg
  • Birthplace: Montréal, QC

Emilie FournelPlease note: the information below is accurate as of the London 2012 Olympic Games and will be updated in advance of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games and Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Emilie Fournel competed in her second consecutive Olympic Games and finished in 14th place in the K-1 500m and 21st place in the K-1 200m events. In 2008, Fournel was part of the K-4 500m crew in Beijing that finished in 10th.

Earlier in 2012, Fournel won a gold medal at the Canadian Nationals and also holds a third-place finish in the relay K-1 4x200m event in Germany.

In 2011, she captured silver at the Pan American Games in Mexico in the K-1 500m.

2010 saw Fournel capture silver at a World Cup event in Germany in the K-1 4x200m relay and also captured bronze at a World Cup in Canada in that same event.

Her father, Jean, paddled at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal and her brother, Hugues, competed in London in the K-2 200m and 500m events with partner Ryan Cochrane.

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2008 BeijingOlympic Summer GamesCanoe-Kayak - SprintK-4 500m - Women - 10
2012 LondonOlympic Summer GamesCanoe-Kayak - SprintK-1 500m - Women - 14
2012 LondonOlympic Summer GamesCanoe-Kayak - SprintK-1 200m - Women - 21
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