Birthdate : 3 October 1986
Birthplace : Canada
Hometown : Victoriaville
Language : French
Provincial affiliation : Athletics Quebec
Coach : Felix-Antoine Lapointe
Event specialization : Middle Distance
In 2015, Guillaume Ouellet produced a breakthrough season with the gold medal in the 1500m at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games and victory in the 5000m at the IPC World Championships.
The visually impaired runner (who has enough vision to run without a guide) also gained valuable experience at the 2013 IPC World Championships with a fourth place in the 1500-m final.
Ouellet has retinitis pigmentosa, which has left him with a field of vision of about 10 degrees.
2015 Parapan American Games… named Athletics Canada’s para-athlete of the year… 2013 and 2015 IPC World Championships…
Has one son, Alex-Antoine… Currently working part-time in a shoe store in Quebec City… Passion for baking, coffee and running… Started running in university for Université Laval cross-country team in 2011.
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
2015 IPC World Championships 5000m 1st
2015 IPC World Championships 1500m 6th
2015 Parapan American Games 1500m 1st
2013 IPC World Championships 1500m 4th
|800 Metre||Indoor||2:07.50||Championnat provincial en salle||Montreal||2013-03-24|
|1500 Metre||Indoor||4:11.78||uOttawa Winter National Invitational||Ottawa||2013-02-09|
|3000 Metre||Indoor||8:30.97||McGill Team Challenge||Montreal||2017-01-28|
|800 Metre||Outdoor||2:02.58||Quebec City||2015-07-31|
|1500 Metre||Outdoor||3:57.98||Rio 2016 Paralympic Games||Rio de Janeiro||2016-09-11|
|5000 Metre||Outdoor||14:23.24||World Para Athletics - World Championships||London||2017-07-16|
|5 km||Road||15:16.00||Canadian 5km Championships / B&O Yorkville Run||Toronto||2015-09-13|