Jean Philippe Le Guellec
- 2006 Olympian who finished 48th in individual … Competed at three WC, top result 40th in 2007 in individual … World Cup national team member since 2005-06 season … Recorded Canada's best-ever World Cup finish by a male biathlete, 7th in 10 km pursuit … Was world youth champion in sprint.
World Championship (WC) Results
- 2009 (Pyeongchang, KOR): 42nd – 10 km sprint; 46th – 12.5 km pursuit; 51st – 20 km individual 2008 (Oestersund, SWE): 66th – 10 km sprint; 71st – 20 km individual 2007 (Antholz-Anterselva, ITA): 40th – 20 km individual; 64th – 10 km sprint
- 2009-10: Started World Cup season finishing 10th in 20 km, 12th in sprint, 14th in relay … Was 19th in a World Cup 15 km mass start. 2008-09: Raced three WC events, best result 42nd in sprint … Had successful World Cup season with three top-10 finishes … First was an 8th-place finish in pursuit in Hochfilzen, AUT (12/13/08) … At same World Cup, anchored men's relay to a 7th-place finish, a best-ever result for Canada … Then, recorded career highlight 7th-place finish in pursuit, with 20 perfect shots, in Antholz, ITA (01/24/09) … That was Canada's best-ever result by a male biathlete … First Canadian male biathlete to make top 30 in overall World Cup general ranking … First also to compete in 15 km mass start event, did so twice finishing 17th and 22nd. 2007-08: Top WC result was 66th in sprint … Competed in eight World Cups, placing 23rd in sprint (12/07/07) and 27th in pursuit (12/08/07) in Hochfilzen, AUT. 2005-07: Achieved highest result in last race of first two World Cup seasons, 40th in sprint in Ruhpolding, GER … Was first junior biathlete to race at Olympic Winter Games as a senior, top result was 48th in individual (02/11/06) … Finished 40th in individual at first WC (02/06/07) … 2007 Canadian champion in individual, sprint and pursuit races.
- Was world youth champion in 2004 in sprint and also crowned Canadian youth champion and Male Athlete of the Year by Biathlon Canada … Very active, enjoys cycling, swimming, roller skating, karate, alpine skiing, badminton, basketball, volleyball, soccer, golf and whitewater kayak … First started in biathlon at age 13 at Montreal's St-Bruno Cadet facility … Pre-race rituals include a â€œfist thrustâ€ with father while quoting â€œGladiatorâ€: strength and honour … His mother, Lise, competed at a Canada Games in shooting, and also coached him for first three years in biathlon.
|2010 Vancouver||Biathlon||10km Sprint - M||6|
|2010 Vancouver||Biathlon||12.5km Pursuit - M||11|
|2010 Vancouver||Biathlon||20km Individual - M||13|
|2010 Vancouver||Biathlon||4 x 7.5km Relay - M||10|
|2010 Vancouver||Biathlon||15km Mass Start - M||30|
|2006 Turin||Biathlon||10km Sprint - M||61|
|2006 Turin||Biathlon||20km Individual - M||48|
February will be an action filled month for Canadian athletes around the world for many notable reasons. The next four Read more
History was made on the hills of Oestersund, Sweden on Saturday as two-time Olympian Jean-Phillippe Le Guellec captured a gold Read more