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Ilana Dupont

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.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

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.

PERSONAL

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

Event 
Season 
Mark 
Meet 
Location 
Date 
100 MetreOutdoor17.39Ibach, 2008Ibach2008-05-22
200 MetreOutdoor31.27Canadian Track & Field Championships / Olympic & Paralympic Trials 2016Edmonton2016-07-09
400 MetreOutdoor58.42Soirée Rouge et Or #2 / Provincial 10000m sur pisteQuebec City2016-07-15
800 MetreOutdoor1:58.43IPC World ChampionshipsLyon2013-07-22
1500 MetreOutdoor3:57.74LA- SM RollstuhlsportArbon2015-06-07
MarathonRoad2:08:59.00Bank of America Chicago MarathonChicago2013-10-13

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