Marie Besson

Date of birth: January 22, 1998

Weight division: 52 kg

Height: 160 cm

Hometown: Dolbeau-Mistassini, Québec

Residence: Montreal, Quebec

First Judo Club: Club de Judo Albatros

Current Judo Club: Shidokan

Personal Coach: Larry Besson

Training place: Judo Canada National Training Centre at INS-Québec in Montreal



2018 – Pan American Open, Santo Domingo – Gold medallist

2018 – European Cup U21, Sarajevo – Gold medallist

2016 – Pan American U21 Championships – Silver medallist



School, Field of study: Social Science at Collège de Maisonneuve



  • Favourite food: Rice
  • Favourite TV show: Stanger Things
  • Hobby: Films
  • Phobia: Spiders
  • Guilty Pleasure: Eating
  • Favourite music : Travis Scott



  • Facebook: Marie Besson
  • Instagram: mariebesson_


For the entire list of Marie’s results, please consult her JudoInside page:


Photos cc Rafal Burza and Tom Taylor:


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