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GUILLAUME Ouellet

Birthdate : 3 October 1986

Birthplace : Canada

Hometown : Victoriaville

Language : French

Provincial affiliation : Athletics Quebec

Club : C. A. Université Laval

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.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2015 Parapan American Games… named Athletics Canada’s para-athlete of the year… 2013 and 2015 IPC World Championships…

PERSONAL

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

Event 
Season 
Mark 
Meet 
Location 
Date 
800 MetreIndoor2:07.50Championnat provincial en salleMontreal2013-03-24
1500 MetreIndoor4:11.78uOttawa Winter National InvitationalOttawa2013-02-09
3000 MetreIndoor8:30.97McGill Team ChallengeMontreal2017-01-28
800 MetreOutdoor2:02.58Soirée Rouge et Or #2Quebec City2015-07-31
1500 MetreOutdoor3:57.98Rio 2016 Paralympic GamesRio de Janeiro2016-09-11
5000 MetreOutdoor14:23.24World Para Athletics - World ChampionshipsLondon2017-07-16
5 kmRoad15:16.00Canadian 5km Championships / B&O Yorkville RunToronto2015-09-13
10 kmRoad33:36.0010k de l?Université LavalLaval2014-09-14

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  • Calm, cool and collected. Melissa Bishop is into tomorrow's 800m semi-finals #IAAFWorlds #London2017 #YaBish
  • Canada's Speed 👸 enters action today at #IAAFWorlds. Her quest for a 🏅 starts today. You can watch live on CBCsports.ca #YaBish
  • For the first time ever at the World Championships 🇨🇦 will field 2 finalists in the men's 5000m final. Mohammed Ahmed, 8th in the 10000m, and Justyn Knight, who ran like a seasoned vet in his #IAAFWorlds debut, ran magnificent races to make history. Good luck on the final guys. Hopefully it's not ☔️ as much. #London2017
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