Antoine Valois-Fortier

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Antoine Valois-Fortier
Antoine Valois-Fortier Rio2016.jpg
Personal information
Nickname(s)Antonio, Tony
Born (1990-03-13) March 13, 1990 (age 32)
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
ResidenceMontreal, Quebec, Canada
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight81 kg (179 lb) (2012)
Sport
CountryCanada
SportJudo
ClubShidokan
Coached byNicolas Gill

Antoine Valois-Fortier (born March 13, 1990) is a Canadian athlete. He is best known as a judoka.[1]

History[change | change source]

He was the winner of the Canadian National Judo Championship in the -81 kg category in 2010.[2]

Valois-Fortier won a bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, defeating Travis Stevens of the United States in the men's 81 kg half-middleweight judo.[3] It was the Canada's first medal in Olympic Judo since 2000 when his coach Nicolas Gill won a silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Antoine Valois-Fortier". SportsReference.com. Archived from the original on 15 December 2012. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
  2. "Antoine Valois-Fortier". Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
  3. "Canadian judoka Antoine Valois-Fortier wins bronze". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
  4. "Antoine Valois-Fortier Earns Olympic Bronze Medal!". Judo Canada. Archived from the original on 22 July 2016. Retrieved 25 March 2015.

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