Speed Skating Canada

National Team | Long Track

Laurent Dubreuil

BIOGRAPHY

A recently crowned world champion in the 500m, Laurent Dubreuil continues to dominate on the international stage and has become the most successful Canadian sprinter of the last decade.

Dubreuil had a good deal of success early on in his career, competing at three World Junior Championships from 2010 to 2012 and winning four medals, including 500m gold in 2012. He reached the podium at the 2011 Canada Winter Games in Halifax a total of five times for Team Quebec.

The native of Lévis made his debut on the World Cup circuit during the 2011-2012 season and has gone on to win an impressive 29 medals. Despite only touching the ice a handful of times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dubreuil wrapped up his impressive 2020-2021 campaign with four World Cup medals and a pair of podium finishes at the World Championships, including gold in the 500m. He became only the second Canadian male to earn the title of world champion in the 500m, joining three time winner Jeremy Wotherspoon. He also made history with a silver medal at the 2020 World Sprint Championships, making him one of only four Canadians to reach the men’s podium in the events 50 year history.

Dubreuil was named Speed Skating Canada’s long track Rising Star in 2011 and received the Jeremy Wotherspoon Award for Male Long Track Athlete of the Year in 2015 and 2021.

The son of Canadian long track Olympians Robert Dubreuil and Ariane Loignon, he lives with his wife Andreanne and young daughter Rose (2019).

QUICK FACTS

DATE OF BIRTH

July 25, 1992

BIRTHPLACE

Quebec City, QC

HOMETOWN

Quebec City, QC

TRAINING CENTRE

Centre de glaces (Québec City)

COACH

Gregor Jelonek

CLUB

Club de patinage de vitesse de Lévis

SPEED SKATING IDOL

Gaétan Boucher

FAMILY CONNECTIONS

My parents (Robert Dubreuil and Ariane Loignon) were both Olympians in long track and my brother-in-law (Guillaume Bastille) is an Olympian in short track

FAVOURITE SPORT

Track and Field

BEST ADVICE

Quand tu patines avec le vent de face, écrase toi et serre les dents

FAVOURITE PLACE TO SKATE

Heerenveen, Netherlands

EDUCATION

Communications, Université Laval

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RESULTS

SEASON COMPETITION EVENT POSITION
2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 500m 1
2019/2020 World Sprint Championships Overall 2
2020/2021 World Single Distances Championships 1000m 3
2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 500m 3
2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 1000m 3
2017/2018 World Cup Heerenveen 500m 1
2017/2018 World Cup Calgary Team Sprint 1
2016/2017 World Cup Nagano Team Sprint 1
2017/2018 World Cup Heerenveen Team Sprint 1
2020/2021 World Cup (Overall Rankings) 500m 2
2014/2015 World Cup (Overall Rankings) 500m 2
2019/2020 Four Continents Championships 1000m 2
2016/2017 World Cup Stavanger Team Sprint 2
2019/2020 World Cup Heerenveen 500m 2
2019/2020 World Cup Heerenveen 500m 2
2016/2017 World Cup Heerenveen Team Sprint 2
2019/2020 World Cup Heerenveen 1000m 2
2014/2015 World Cup Erfurt 500m 2
2014/2015 World Cup Berlin 500m 2
2020/2021 World Cup Heerenveen 500m 2
2020/2021 World Cup Heerenveen 500m 2
2019/2020 World Cup (Overall Rankings) 500m 3
2019/2020 World Cup (Overall Rankings) 1000m 3
2018/2019 World Cup Obihiro Team Sprint 3
2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai Team Sprint 3
2019/2020 World Cup Tomaszów Mazowiecki 500m 3
2019/2020 World Cup Tomaszów Mazowiecki Team Sprint 3
2015/2016 World Cup Salt Lake City 500m 3
2019/2020 World Cup Minsk Team Sprint 3
2020/2021 World Cup Heerenveen 1000m 3
2014/2015 World Cup Seoul 500m 3
2020/2021 World Cup Heerenveen 500m 3
2014/2015 World Cup Berlin 500m 3
2014/2015 World Cup Heerenveen 500m 3
2021/2022 World Cup Tomaszów Mazowiecki 500m 3
2021/2022 World Cup Tomaszów Mazowiecki 500m 2
2021/2022 World Cup Stavanger 500m 1
2021/2022 World Cup Stavanger 500m 2
2021/2022 World Cup Salt Lake City 500m 3
2021/2022 World Cup Salt Lake City 500m 3
2021/2022 World Cup Calgary 500m 1
2021/2022 World Cup Calgary 500m 3
2021/2022 World Cup (Overall Rankings) 500m 1
SEASON
2020/2021
COMPETITION
World Single Distances Championships
EVENT
500m
POSITION
1
SEASON
2019/2020
COMPETITION
World Sprint Championships
EVENT
Overall
POSITION
2
SEASON
2020/2021
COMPETITION
World Single Distances Championships
EVENT
1000m
POSITION
3
SEASON
2014/2015
COMPETITION
World Single Distances Championships
EVENT
500m
POSITION
3
SEASON
2019/2020
COMPETITION
World Single Distances Championships
EVENT
1000m
POSITION
3
SEASON
2017/2018
COMPETITION
World Cup Heerenveen
EVENT
500m
POSITION
1
SEASON
2017/2018
COMPETITION
World Cup Calgary
EVENT
Team Sprint
POSITION
1
SEASON
2016/2017
COMPETITION
World Cup Nagano
EVENT
Team Sprint
POSITION
1
SEASON
2017/2018
COMPETITION
World Cup Heerenveen
EVENT
Team Sprint
POSITION
1
SEASON
2020/2021
COMPETITION
World Cup (Overall Rankings)
EVENT
500m
POSITION
2
SEASON
2014/2015
COMPETITION
World Cup (Overall Rankings)
EVENT
500m
POSITION
2
SEASON
2019/2020
COMPETITION
Four Continents Championships
EVENT
1000m
POSITION
2
SEASON
2016/2017
COMPETITION
World Cup Stavanger
EVENT
Team Sprint
POSITION
2
SEASON
2019/2020
COMPETITION
World Cup Heerenveen
EVENT
500m
POSITION
2
SEASON
2019/2020
COMPETITION
World Cup Heerenveen
EVENT
500m
POSITION
2
SEASON
2016/2017
COMPETITION
World Cup Heerenveen
EVENT
Team Sprint
POSITION
2
SEASON
2019/2020
COMPETITION
World Cup Heerenveen
EVENT
1000m
POSITION
2
SEASON
2014/2015
COMPETITION
World Cup Erfurt
EVENT
500m
POSITION
2
SEASON
2014/2015
COMPETITION
World Cup Berlin
EVENT
500m
POSITION
2
SEASON
2020/2021
COMPETITION
World Cup Heerenveen
EVENT
500m
POSITION
2
SEASON
2020/2021
COMPETITION
World Cup Heerenveen
EVENT
500m
POSITION
2
SEASON
2019/2020
COMPETITION
World Cup (Overall Rankings)
EVENT
500m
POSITION
3
SEASON
2019/2020
COMPETITION
World Cup (Overall Rankings)
EVENT
1000m
POSITION
3
SEASON
2018/2019
COMPETITION
World Cup Obihiro
EVENT
Team Sprint
POSITION
3
SEASON
2018/2019
COMPETITION
World Cup Tomakomai
EVENT
Team Sprint
POSITION
3
SEASON
2019/2020
COMPETITION
World Cup Tomaszów Mazowiecki
EVENT
500m
POSITION
3
SEASON
2019/2020
COMPETITION
World Cup Tomaszów Mazowiecki
EVENT
Team Sprint
POSITION
3
SEASON
2015/2016
COMPETITION
World Cup Salt Lake City
EVENT
500m
POSITION
3
SEASON
2019/2020
COMPETITION
World Cup Minsk
EVENT
Team Sprint
POSITION
3
SEASON
2020/2021
COMPETITION
World Cup Heerenveen
EVENT
1000m
POSITION
3
SEASON
2014/2015
COMPETITION
World Cup Seoul
EVENT
500m
POSITION
3
SEASON
2020/2021
COMPETITION
World Cup Heerenveen
EVENT
500m
POSITION
3
SEASON
2014/2015
COMPETITION
World Cup Berlin
EVENT
500m
POSITION
3
SEASON
2014/2015
COMPETITION
World Cup Heerenveen
EVENT
500m
POSITION
3
SEASON
2021/2022
COMPETITION
World Cup Tomaszów Mazowiecki
EVENT
500m
POSITION
3
SEASON
2021/2022
COMPETITION
World Cup Tomaszów Mazowiecki
EVENT
500m
POSITION
2
SEASON
2021/2022
COMPETITION
World Cup Stavanger
EVENT
500m
POSITION
1
SEASON
2021/2022
COMPETITION
World Cup Stavanger
EVENT
500m
POSITION
2
SEASON
2021/2022
COMPETITION
World Cup Salt Lake City
EVENT
500m
POSITION
3
SEASON
2021/2022
COMPETITION
World Cup Salt Lake City
EVENT
500m
POSITION
3
SEASON
2021/2022
COMPETITION
World Cup Calgary
EVENT
500m
POSITION
1
SEASON
2021/2022
COMPETITION
World Cup Calgary
EVENT
500m
POSITION
3
SEASON
2021/2022
COMPETITION
World Cup (Overall Rankings)
EVENT
500m
POSITION
1