Cournoyer, Charle

Person type: 
National Team
Track type: 
Short
Date of Birth: 
Tuesday, June 11, 1991
Hometown: 
Boucherville, Que.
Coach: 
Derrick Campbell
Laurent Daignault
Training centre: 
Maurice Richard Arena, Montreal

International senior seasons: 2 (2011-2013)

2012-13 Season
In his second international season, Charle participated in his first world championships winning the men’s relay gold medal. He didn’t take part in any individual races ... In three World Cups, he won his second career medal, a silver in the 1000 m ... In his final World Cup season ranking, he was 30th in the 500 m, 12th in the 1000 m and 31st in the 1500 m ... At the domestic level, he was seventh overall at the fall World Cup selections in September and third at the Canadian Open Championships in January ... He was third overall, a career best, in the final Canadian season ranking.

Personal bests
500: 40.657, Sept. 14, 2012, Calgary
1000: 1:24.461, Sept. 15, 2012, Calgary
1500: 2:14.994, Jan. 13, 2012, Saguenay, Que.
3000: 5:24.816, Jan. 15, 2012, Saguenay, Que.

Career highlights
World Cups (5):
He won a bronze medal in the 1500 m at his first World Cup in Nagoya, Japan, in December 2011. He has also won a silver medal.
World Championships (1): He competed in his first championships in 2013 in Hungary. He did not skate the individual races but was world champion in the relay.
Canadian overall ranking: 2009-10, 25th; 2010-11, 15th; 2011-12, 15th; 2012-13, 3rd.

Results: 
2013-2014500 m1000 m1500 m3000 mRelayOverall
World Championships111114 512
Olympic GamesBRONZE17  6 
WC-Overall1016  2 
WC-4 (Kolomna)6     
WC-3 (Torino)77  1 
WC-2 (Seoul)1814  1 
WC-1 (Shanghai)1112    
Olympic Trials4, 2, 92, 2, 24, 2, 6  3
2012-13500 m1000 m1500 m3000 mRelayOverall
WC-4 2nd: 824   
WC-52nd: 10 9 5 
WC-6102  14 
WC-Rank301231 5 
World Champ.    1 
Fall Selections2, 913, 716, 13  7
Cdn Open32132 3
Cdn Rank     3
2011-12500 m1000 m1500 m3000 mRelayOverall
WC-3 2nd:38 Pen3   
WC-42nd: 4 10  2
WC Rank2212316   
Fall Selections1498  9
Selections #2injured     
Cdn Open41846 7
Cdn Rank     15
2010-11500 m1000 m1500 m3000 mRelayOverall
Selections #217679 9
Cdn Open149149 12
Cdn Rank     15
2009-10500 m1000 m1500 m3000 mRelayOverall
Cdn Open19151115 16
Cdn Rank     25
2008-09500 m1000 m1500 m3000 mRelayOverall
Cdn Open212625  27
Cdn Rank     30
Overall2007-08     
Cdn Rank26