Nathalie Gosselin

Inducted as an athlete in 2017

For outstanding national and international achievements as a member of Canada’s National Judo Team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Born: March 31, 1966

Place of birth : Lévis, Québec

Place of residence : Ottawa, Ontario

Started Judo at : 14 years old

First Judo Club : Shiai-Jo Ste-Marie de Beauce, Coach Denise Thyvierge

Other Judo Club :

  • Club de Judo Vieille Capitale, Coach Gérard Blanchet
  • Takahashi Judo Club, Coach Tina Takahashi

Number of years on the national team : 12 years

Year of retirement from competitive judo : 1996

Rank : 6th Dan

Study : Bachelor in criminology form University of Ottawa

Occupation : Self-employed, Teacher/Coordinator of  judo in school programs

 

Exceptional career accomplishments include:

  • 1996 Olympian
  • 2 time World Championships team member 1989-1995
  • 1989 World Championships – 5th  (56kg) 
  • 3 time Pan American Championship silver medalist 1988, 1992, 1994
  • 2 time Pan American Games bronze medalist 1987, 1995
  • 1996 A-Tournament Sofia, Bulgaria – 3rd  (52 kg)
  • 1994 Dutch Open Hertogenbosh, Germany – 3rd  (52kg)
  • 1990 British Open London, UK – 3rd  (56 kg)
  • 1990 Judoguis Dorado Havana – 3rd (56 kg)
  • 5 time US Open medalists 1986, 1987, 1988, 1993, 1994

 

 

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