Biography:

• Won 60kg gold at the prestigious 2019 Copa Independencia, an annual Dominican tournament that marks the beginning of the boxing year in the Americas

• Won the 2018 Canadian title in the 60kg weight category

• Won the 2017 Gants Dorés Quebec tournament, earning the title of best 60kg boxer in Quebec

A Little More About Irène

Getting into the Sport: Joined a boxing class at her local fitness centre at the age of 15 with some friends from school, discovering her passion for the sport… After practicing for three years recreationally, had her first official match at the chicken festival in Montmagny in 2007… Outside Interests: Earned an undergraduate degree in kinesiology in 2015… Enjoys surfing during her time away from training…Odds and Ends: Eats eggs the morning of every fight…