About

Alexandre St-Jean – Long track speed skater

Personnal information

Age : 23 (10-05-1993)
Email : alexandrest-jean@hotmail.com
Coach : Gregor Jelonek (former Canadian Olympian in long track speed skating)

Speed Skating Canada

For a covered ring in Quebec

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+ - Results and statistics
Personal records
500m 34,46 Nov. 22 2015 Salt Lake City
1000m 1.07,89 Nov. 21 2015 Salt Lake City
World records
500m 33,98 Pavel Kulznikhov
1000m 1.06,42 Shani Davis
+ - Long track
  • 2nd of the Team Sprint at World Cup Final, in Heerenveen, Netherlands, March 2016
  • 7th of the A Group at the World Cup Final on 500m #1, in Heerenveen, Netherlands, March 2016
  • 5th at the Single Distance World Championships, on 1000m, in Kolomna, Russia, Fev 2016
  • 7th of the A Group at the World Cup #5 on 1000m, in Stavanger, Norway, Jan 2016
  • Winner of the Team Sprint at the World Cup #4, in Heerenveen, Netherlands, Dec 2015
  • 4th of the A Group at the World Cup #4 on 500m #2, in Heerenveen, Netherlands, Dec 2015
  • 9th of the A Group at the World Cup #3 on 1000m, in Inzell, Germany, Dec 2015
  • 2nd of the A Group at the World Cup #3 on 500m #2, in Inzell, Germany, Déc 2015
  • Winner of the Team Sprint at the World Cup #2, in Salt Lake City, USA, Nov 2015
  • 8th of the A Group at the World Cup #2 on 500m #2, in Salt Lake City, USA, Nov 2015
  • 7th of the B Group at the World Cup #5, in Heerenveen, Netherlands, Feb. 2015
  • Winner of both 500m and both 1000m at the Canada Cup #1, in Fort St-John, Canada, Nov. 2014
  • 8th at the World Sprint Championships, Nagano, Japan 2013-2014
  • 6th at the World Cup on 500m #1 in Salt Lake City, 2013-2014
  • 10th at the World Cup on 500m #2 in Calgary, 2013-2014
  • 7th at the Olympic long track qualifying rounds on 500m in Calgary, 2013-2014
  • 12th at the Olympic long track qualifying rounds on 1000m, Calgary 2013-2014 (a misfortunate fall at about 50m from the finish line cost his place at the Olympic Games in Sochi, February 2014)
+ - Short track
  • 8th at the Olympic short distance qualifying rounds, Montreal, August 2013
  • 2th at the National Team qualifying rounds, 1500m, Montreal 2013
  • 4th at the National Team qualifying rounds, 500m, Montreal 2013
  • 7th at the World Cup as a minor, 500m, Nagoya, Japan 2011
  • 9th at the World Cup as a minor, 1000m, Shanghai 2011
  • 3th at the 500m and 4th at the 1500m Junior World Championship, Melbourne, 2012
  • 6th at the 500m and 6th at the 1000m Junior World Championship, Courmayeur, Italy, 2011
  • Canadian champion by age, 2009 and 2010
  • Broke Canadian record, junior age category, 1000m in 1:28:08
+ - Athletic goals
  • Alexandre is seeking to participate in the 500m and 1000m at the Olympic games of 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea
  • He also would like to participate in the 2022 Olympic games
  • In the short-term, he would like to focus his energy on the World Sprint Championships, the annual competition for long track sprinter combining 500m and 1000m
+ - Athletic direction since summer 2010
  • In the summer of 2010, at the age of 17, Alexandre moved to Montreal in order to train with the best long track sprint skaters of Canada. He benefited by also receiving a BS in Natural Science from the Maisonneuve College
  • In May of 2013, upon termination of his BS in Natural Science, he decided to take a break from his studies in order to exclusively concentrate, intensively preparing for the Olympic qualifying rounds for short track
  • In August of 2013, after having disappointingly finished 8th in the Olympic short distance qualifying rounds, he made the decision to become a long track skater, notably in order to be able to have the time to study at the University and to be able to return to his family in his hometown of Quebec
  • In Autumn of 2013, following excellent performances in the national qualifying rounds for long track, he was invited to participate in the two World Cups, one in Calgary and the other at Salt Lake City
  • On December 30th 2013, a misfortunate fall in the Olympic qualifying rounds in Calgary, around 50m from the finish line, cost him his spot in the Olympic games in Sochi, February 2014
  • The 18th and 19th of January 2014, he was invited to participate in the long track World Championship in Nagano, Japan, a competition that occurs annually in order to determine the best long distance sprint skater in the world, according to the cumulative results of the competition over the course of two days. At this international competition, Alexandre finished 8th overall, which makes him the 8th best sprint skater in the world for 2013-2014.
  • This result brings Alexandre automatically on the Canadian national team for the season 2014-2015.
  • In the 2014-2015 season, Alexandre decides to put his focus on school. He chooses not participate in the fall World Cup. He finishes the season with a new PB at the 1000m and a respectable time of 34,82 at the 500m
+ - Academic achievements
  • Ph.D in dental medicine : one year done
  • Dental student at Laval University, Quebec City, admitted September 2013
  • BS in Natural Science from the Maisonneuve College, Montreal, 2010-2013
  • International Education Program (IEP) at the Rochebelle High School, Quebec City, 2006-2010
+ - Community Involvement
  • Trainer at the CEPVRQ Club, 2013-2014
  • Volunteer on multiple occasions for youth sports events
  • Trainer volunteer for young skaters