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The age Huot started swimming: 8

Year Huot made his first Team Canada appearance: 1998 (age 14)

Number of world championships medals won as a 14-year-old: 6

Number of world championships: 7 (+1 he was selected for but was cancelled)

Number of world championships medals: 32

Number of years Huot swam for Team Canada: 20

Number of Commonwealth Games: 3 (+1 as Assistant Chef de Mission)

Number of Commonwealth Games medals: 4

Number of Parapan American Games: 2

Number of Parapan Am Games medals: 12

Number of Paralympic Games: 5

Number of Paralympic medals: 20

Number of Canadian swimmers with more than 20 Paralympic medals: 1 (Tim McIsaac, 28)

Number of gold medals at the Paralympics: 9

Number of Paralympic athletes at Sydney 2000: 3,879

Number of athletes at Rio 2016: 4,328

Number of worldwide TV views of the 2000 Paralympic Games: 300 million

Number of worldwide TV views of 2016 Paralympic Games: 4.1 billion

Total hours of coverage of the Sydney Games: 4

Total hours of coverage of the Rio Games: 5,110

Number of years awarded Swimming Canada’s Male Para-swimmer of the Year: 12

Number of current major long-course records: 10 (6 Canadian, 2 Americas, 1 world championship, 1 Parapan Am Games)

The year Huot became an appointed Member of the Order of Canada: 2017

The Year Huot became a Knight of the Order of Quebec: 2018