Mylanie competing in K1 500m with four other athletes

Mylanie Barré


Getting to know…

  • Born in Budapest, Hungary but was raised in Lac Beauport, Quebec
  • Mother is Alexandra Barré, two-time Olympic medallist winning silver (K-2 500m with Sue Holloway) and bronze medal (K-4 500m) for Canada in 1984
  • Her father Denis, competed in canoe-kayak in the 1972 and 1976 Olympic Games (also named to the 1980 Olympic team)
  • Her cousin Jean also paddled in the 1968 and 1972 Olympic Games

Olympic Highlights

Games Sport Event Finish
2004 Athens Canoe-Kayak - Sprint K-2 500m - Women7
2008 Beijing Canoe-Kayak - Sprint K-2 500m - Women15

Notable International Results

  • 2004 Olympian, finishing seventh (with Caroline Brunet)
  • Bronze medallist in the K-2 1000m at the 2003 World Championships
  • Competed at the 2007 World Championships in Germany, finishing 11th in the K-2 and 15th in the K-4 500m