Canada's women's handball team pose with the Canadian flag after winning a medalSanti Russo/@Play_Handball
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Alexandra Pivin


• At the age of 20, finished 9th in Circuit Quebecois D1 scoring, tallying 74 goals in 15 games
• Signed a pro contract with Vesoul of the French second division, helping them to a fourth place finish in her first season


Getting into the Sport: Started handball at age 12 because all of her friends were playing for her school team… Odds and Ends: Younger sister Camilia is also a member of the Lima 2019 handball team… Collects miniature flags of different countries where she competes… Favourite quote: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” – Wayne Gretzky