Marie-Lou Morin is the captain of the Canadian synchronized swimming team. As part of the junior national team in 2007-08, she competed at the 2008 FINA World Junior Championships before moving up to the senior national team in 2009. She was a member of the Canadian team that competed at the FINA World Trophy, an event that celebrates the beauty and artistry of the sport, in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014. Morin made her FINA World Championship debut in 2013, helping Canada to a sixth place finish in the team event. After being an alternate in 2010, she competed at her first FINA World Cup in 2014 where Canada just missed the podium in fourth place.
Family: Parents Gilles Morin and Anne Lussier… Older brothers Louis-Philippe, François and Marc-André Morin… Older sister Annie-Claude Lussier… Has lived in Canada since age 1… Getting into the Sport: First tried synchro in 1998 at the suggestion of an aunt who was involved in the sport… Trained for eight years with the Dollard Synchro club… Outside Interests: Studying commerce (business management) at Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business… Affiliated with the school’s Casa Cares program and participated in a charity fashion show for Montreal Children’s Hospital… Odds and Ends: Nickname: Loulou… Always drinks water just before competing… Favourite motto: Carpe diem…
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
FINA WCh: 2013 – 5th (team technical), 6th (team free)
FINA WCup: 2014 – 4th (team technical), 4th (team free)
FINA WCh (junior): 2008 – 4th (team)