When Antoine Bouchard first put on a judogi, at the age of five, his parents were simply looking for a constructive outlet for their son’s energy.
Fifteen years later, Antoine’s path has led him to compete at the highest levels of judo. The major highlights of his career so far have included his victories in the Pan American Opens of Miami and San Salvador in 2014. The following year, he was crowned PanAm champion in the Under 66 kg class.
The Jonquière athlete will have his first Olympic experience in Rio, a dream he has worked hard to achieve. He wants to fight to the best of his ability and make it as far as possible in the competition… and hopefully bring a medal home! A biochemistry student at Université du Québec à Montréal, Antoine is also a big fan of video games.
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