Dominique Perreault joined the senior national team in 2005, the same year she helped Canada win bronze at the 2005 FINA World Championships in her hometown. For the last decade, she has been a key member of the team, winning a pair of silver medals at the 2007 and 2011 Pan Am Games. In 2009 she was part of two silver medal performances at major international events as Canada won its first-ever FINA Water Polo World League Super Final medal and finished a best-ever second at the FINA World Championships. Perreault’s international career had been kick-started with a gold medal at the 2003 FINA World Junior Championships.
Family: Parents Bernard and Sylvie Perreault… Twin brother Jean-François… Getting into the Sport: Started playing water polo at age 9… Had been a swimmer when the local water polo team needed a girl… The coach asked her mom and she hasn’t stopped playing since… Outside Interests: Pursuing Bachelor of Kinesiology at l’Université du Quebec à Montreal… Enjoys watching TV shows, going to the chalet and doing winter sports such as snowboarding and cross-country skiing… Odds and Ends: Favourite quote: “You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win” – Zig Ziglar… Played a professional season in Italy… Nickname: Dom…
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
PAG: 2011 – SILVER; 2007 – SILVER
FINA WCh: 2013 – 8th; 2011 – 8th; 2009 – SILVER; 2007 – 6th; 2005 – BRONZE
FINA WCh (junior): 2003 – GOLD
INA World League: 2014 – 6th; 2013 – 8th; 2012 – 7th; 2011 – 6th; 2010 – 8th; 2009 – SILVER; 2008 – 4th
FINA WCup: 2010 – 5th; 2006 – 7th