Birthdate : 24 March 1986
Birthplace : Canada
Hometown : Saskatoon
Language : English
Provincial affiliation : Athletics Quebec
Club : Saint-laurent Sélect
Coach : Rick Reelie
Event specialization : Sprints, Middle Distance
Ilana Dupont (née Duff) was introduced to para-athletics by the Saskatchewan Wheelchair Sports Association. She began training in November 2005, and within a year she made the national team. Dupont was paralyzed in a horseback riding incident in 2000.
In 2015, Dupont collected two medals at the Parapan American Games in Toronto with silver in the 100m and bronze in the 800m. A few weeks later she raced in four events at the IPC World Championships and reached three finals.
2013 bronze medalist in the 100m at the IPC World Championships, Lyon, France... Beijing 2008 Paralympic bronze medalist in the 100m... Canadian record holder T-53 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m.
Married to wheelchair racing teammate Alexandre Dupont, who is also a member of the Rio 2016 Canadian Paralympic Team… Gave birth to daughter Amélia in August 2014… Business owner at Révolution Sports. Passion for cooking.
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
2015 IPC World Championships 200m 5th
2015 Parapan American Games 100m 2nd
2015 Parapan American Games 800m 3rd
2013 IPC World Championships 100m 3rd
2013 IPC World Championships 200m 4th
2008 Paralympic Games 100m 3rd
|100 Metre||Outdoor||17.39||Ibach, 2008||Ibach||2008-05-22|
|200 Metre||Outdoor||31.27||Canadian Track & Field Championships / Olympic & Paralympic Trials 2016||Edmonton||2016-07-09|
|400 Metre||Outdoor||58.42||Soirée Rouge et Or #2 / Provincial 10000m sur piste||Quebec City||2016-07-15|
|800 Metre||Outdoor||1:58.43||IPC World Championships||Lyon||2013-07-22|
|1500 Metre||Outdoor||3:57.74||LA- SM Rollstuhlsport||Arbon||2015-06-07|
|Marathon||Road||2:08:59.00||Bank of America Chicago Marathon||Chicago||2013-10-13|