When Antoine Bouchard, originally from Jonquiere, 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 led him to compete at the highest levels of judo. His highest achievement is a 5th place at the Rio Olympic Games in the Summer of 2016. In addition to this great result, he won the Pan American Championships in 2015 and medaled at several international events.
Antoine wants to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, fight to the best of his ability and hopefully bring a medal home! He is studying biochemistry at the University of Quebec in Montreal. In his free time, he enjoys playing video games.
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