Chénier, Virginie 2016

ATHLETE BIOGRAPHY / PROFILE

 

Last Name: Chénier

Given Name(s): Virginie

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: September 12, 1994

Home Town: Boisbriand

Province: Québec

Club: Club de Tir à l’arc de Montréal (CTAM)

Bow: W&W AXT

Handedness: Right-handed

 

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Types of Archery Pursued Outdoor target, Indoor Target

Personal Coach’s Name: Sylvain Cadieux

School (if applicable): McGill University

Why and when did you get involved in archery? I started archery in 2006 after doing artistic gymnastics for 6 years. I really wanted to stay in sports and I went to a lot of open houses and archery is the one that I really liked

Hours of practice per week: 25+

Archery Goals:

Short Term Goals: 640+ and qualify for the National Team in 2017 for Worlds in Mexico

Long Term Goals: Tokyo 2020

Previous National Team Member:

Event(s) & Year(s):

-        2008: Youth Archery World Championships – Antalya, Turkey

-        2009: Youth Archery World Championships – Ogden, Utah

-        2011: Youth Archery World Championships – Legnica, Poland

-        2013: Youth Archery World Championships – Wuxi, China

-        2013: World Archery Championships – Belek, Turkey

-        2014: Pan American Championships – Rosario, Argentina

-        2014: World University Championships – Legnica, Poland

-        2014: World Cup Stage 2 – Medellin, Colombia

-        2015: Pan American Games – Toronto, Ontario

-        2015: World Archery Championships – Copenhagen, Denmark

-        2015: World Cup Stage 4 – Medellin, Colombia

-        2015: Rio 2016 Test Event – Rio, Brazil

-        2016: World Cup Stage 2 – Medellin, Colombia

Major Canadian Tournament Results:

Event: National Championships

Year: 2015

Division: Senior

Placing: 1st

Major International Tournament Results:  

Event: World Cup Stage 2: Medellin, Colombia

Year: 2016

Division: Senior

Placing: 17th

Records Set / Held (division, score, year):

Canadian:

-        Cub Open 1440 Round, 1290, 2008-08-05

-        Cub CC 1440 Round, 1290, 2008-08-05

-        Cub Open 50M, 307, 2008-06-30

-        Cub CC 50M, 304, 2008-08-05

-        Cub Open 40M, 329, 2008-08-05

-        Cub CC 40M, 329, 2008-08-05

-        Cub Open 20M, 343, 2008-08-05

-        Cub CC 20M, 343, 2008-08-05

-        Cub Open Field, 332, 2008-07-31

-        Cub CC Field, 332, 2008-07-31

-        Cadet Open 1440 Round, 1290, 2011-07-01

-        Cadet CC 1440 Round, 1285, 2011-08-13

-        Cadet CC 60M, 311, 2011-08-13

-        Cadet CC 50M, 327, 2011-08-13

-        Cadet CC 30M, 334, 2009-08-14

-        Cadet Open Field, 346, 2011-08-10

-        Cadet CC Field, 346, 2011-08-10

-        Cadet Open 720 Round, 629, 2011-08-13

-        Cadet CC 720 Round, 629, 2011-08-13

-        Junior Open Field, 310, 2014-08-05

-        Junior CC Field, 310, 2014-08-05

-        Junior Open 720 Round, 624, 2013-06-30

-        Junior CC 720 Round, 602, 2013-08-09

-        Senior Open Field, 310, 2014-08-05

-        Senior CC Field, 310, 2014-08-05

Other Athletic Interests & Accomplishments Outside of Archery:

I am the 2004 P1 Tyro Quebec Champion (Artistic Gymnastics), I like to go skiing in the winter and do Yoga.

Personal Interests & Accomplishments Outside of Archery:

I am interested in the movie industry and journalism. I modelled in my teen years and did some work as an extra on movie sets.

I also like geography and international development, which is what I study right now.

I enjoy travelling and camping & outdoor activities