Philippe Beaudry is a two-time Olympian in Fencing and competed in the sabre event in both Beijing and London, earning top-25 finishes.
Beaudry came off a successful 2011 season that saw him win gold in the individual sabre event at the Pan American Games in Mexico. He and his teammates also won silver in the team competition.
At the 2010 Pan American Championships in Costa Rica, Beaudry won bronze in the individual sabre event and earned silver with his team a year following two bronze medals at the 2009 Pan Ams.
In the 2008 Olympic year, he would also win a bronze in the individual event and a silver in the team event at the Pan American Championships in Mexico.
In 2007, Beaudry earned his first Pan American Championships medals in individual sabre (gold) and team sabre (silver).
Beaudry started fencing at age 13. Since 2000, he has earned 10 Canadian Championships at both the junior and senior level.
Français, anglais, et espagnol.
Idols (in sport or other):
Favourite activities outside of sport:
La lecture, la planche à neige, les échecs, la musique, le squash.
Sibling(s) Name(s) (date of birth):
J’ai deux frères: Vincent à 26 ans et est ingénieur chez CAE. François à 28 ans et est avocat en litiges.
Pre-competition rituals / superstitions:
Choose the winning t-shirt can sometimes take time
1000 Emile-Journault (Centre Claude-Robillard)
Dmitri Ronzhin and Jean-Marie Banos
Senior national athlete since:
College/ University (year graduated):
Concordia University: Graduating in 2014
Focus of studies:
Org./ charities supported:
Association de la sclérose en plaques
Other sports participated in:
Favourite movies / TV shows:
Favourite quote / motto:
Winning is not a sometimes thing, it is an all the time thing!
It would surprise you to know that I …:
… have lived in Argentina, Lebanon, Ivory Coast and Nova Scotia.
Canadian, World or Olympic records held (at any time):
First Canadian sabre fencer medallist at World Junior Championships
National titles (include event, year):
17 times National Champion in Cadet, Junior, Senior and Team; from 2002 to 2010
Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2011:
25th – Budapest Grand Prix
3rd, 2nd – 2011 PanAm Championships
Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2010:
3rd Individual, 2nd Team – 2010 PanAm Championships in Costa Rica
13th – Madrid World Cup
Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2009:
3rd Individual, 3rd Team – 2009 PanAm Championships in El Salvador
Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2008:
30th – 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
3rd Individual, 2nd Team – 2008 PanAm Championships in Mexico
Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2007:
1st – PanAm Games in Rio de Janerio
2nd Team – PanAm Games in Rio de Janerio
3rd – 2007 World Championship (Junior)
Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2006:
5th – 2006 World Cup (Junior)
Pan Am Games results — all events, all Games:
1st – Individual (2007 PanAm Games)
2nd – Team (2007 PanAm Games)
World Championship appearances – Best results by year:
50th – 2009 World Championships in Antalya
Major awards (ex. CDN Player of Year, Hall of Fame inductee):
Receiver of the National Assembly Medal
Quebec Fencer of the year – 2007
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