Jean Quevillon

Jean Quevillon (born 8 August 1963) is a Canadian Paralympic cyclist. He has two Paralympic medals.

Jean Quevillon
Personal information
NationalityCanada
CitizenshipCanadian
Born (1963-08-08) 8 August 1963 (age 58)
Sainte-Adèle, Quebec, Canada
Sport
Country Canada
SportCycling

CareerEdit

Quevillon made his national debut at the 2000 Summer Paralympics, where he earned a silver medal in the Mixed Road Bicycle Time Trial CP Div 3.[1] He would later compete at the Cerebral Palsy Games in 2005,[2] where he would win six medals; one gold, two silver and three bronze.[3]

Quevillon was selected to represent Team Canada at the 2008 Summer Paralympics, where he won a bronze in the men's individual pursuit.[4] He later finished in fifth place in the CP3 men's 24.8 kilometre time trial with a time of 41:42.97.[5]

Quevillon announced his retirement on November 4, 2009.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Track Worlds Day 2, Paralympics". canadiancyclist.com. October 26, 2000. Retrieved December 12, 2019.
  2. ^ "Road Nationals Update, Canadians Win Medals at World Championships for Athletes with Cerebral Palsy". canadiancyclist.com. July 4, 2005. Retrieved December 12, 2019.
  3. ^ "Une 6e médaille pour Jean Quevillon". rds.ca (in French). July 8, 2005. Retrieved December 12, 2019.
  4. ^ "Strong first day for Canada at Paralympic Games". Toronto Star. September 8, 2008. Retrieved December 12, 2019.
  5. ^ "Paralympic Games". canadiancyclist.com. September 12, 2008. Retrieved December 12, 2019.
  6. ^ "Jean Quevillon annonce sa retraite". rds.ca (in French). November 4, 2009. Retrieved December 12, 2019.