Axelle Crevier is the youngest member of the women’s senior national water polo team competing at the Lima 2019 Pan Am Games. As a youth competitor, she won silver at the 2013 Pan American Youth Championships and the 2014 FINA World Youth Championships. She made her senior debut at a major international event in the 2014 FINA Water Polo World League and helped Canada to a sixth-place finish in the Super Final. In 2017, Crevier experienced two major career highlights, helping Canada to a fourth-place finish at the FINA World Championships and winning silver in the FINA Water Polo World League Super Final.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT AELLE
Getting into the Sport: Started playing water polo at age 5 because her mother introduced the entire family to her sport… Outside Interests: Enjoys reading, travelling, listening to music… Odds and Ends: Favourite motto: “It is better to lose doing what you are passionate about than to lose that passion”… Mother Marie-Claude Deslières was on the first Canadian women’s Olympic water polo team at Sydney 2000 and at London 2012 was the first female referee in an Olympic final…Inspired by her mother because of her passion for and her success in water polo during a time when it was a men’s sport…
Notable International Results
FINA World Championships: 2019 – 9th; 2017 – 4th
FINA World League: 2019 – 7th; 2018 – 4th; 2017 – SILVER; 2016 – 7th; 2015 – 6th; 2014 – 6th
FINA World Cup: 2018 – 6th
FINA World Championships (junior): 2015 - 4th; 2013 – SILVER