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Biography

TURCOTTE Maryse

Nationality Canada Flag CAN Canada
Birth Date 23/02/1975
Gender Women
Height (m / in)  
Weight (kg / lbs) 53/117
Events Inscribed   Weightlifting Women's 53 kg Clean&Jerk
Weightlifting Women's 53 kg
Weightlifting Women's 53 kg Snatch
Medals Won GOLD Medal GOLD -  Women's 53 kg

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
17 Mar
18:30
EXW Women's 53 kg
Group A
Canada Flag CAN  - TURCOTTE Maryse (1) 188 Completed

Place Of Birth Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Residence Brossard, Quebec, Canada
Marital Status Married (husband Pierre Bergeron Jr, also her coach)
Occupation Student
International Debut 1994
Coach Pierre Bergeron Jr
Influential Person Pierre Bergeron Jr
Idol None
Recent Results 74th Men's and 17th Women's Centennial Weightlifting World Championships (Doha, Qatar, Nov-2005)
7th in the 53kg class
Snatch - 80kg, Clean & Jerk - 108kg, Total - 188kg

Canadian Championships (Regina, Saskatchewan, May-2005)
1st in the 53kg class
Snatch - 82.5kg, Clean & Jerk - 112.5kg, Total - 195kg
Commonwealth
Games History
Melbourne 2006
Gold in the 53kg Total (188 kg)

Manchester 2002
Silver in the 58kg Snatch (87.5kg)
Gold in the 58kg Clean & Jerk (115kg)
Gold in the 58kg Total (202.5kg)
Olympic
Games History
Athens 2004
11th in the 58kg class
Snatch - 90kg, Clean & Jerk - 120kg, Total - 210kg

Sydney 2000
4th in the 58kg class
Snatch - 90kg, Clean & Jerk - 115kg, Total - 205kg
Other Maryse started lifting weights by chance at the age of 15 when she was a volunteer at a school tournament. She said she found it different from the other sports she had tried.

She won the best lifter award (Sinclair) at the Senior Canadian Championships for a record of eight times in a row from 1997 to 2004.

She was a 12-time gold medallist at the Senior Canadian Championships between 1992 and 2004, and held 11 consecutive titles from 1994 to 2003.

She has participated at every senior World Championship since 1995 and has always ranked among the top seven.

She has a bachelor degree in business administration and is currently doing a part-time bachelor in accounting and finishing a full-time masters degree in health administration.

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