National Teams

Para-Swimming Team

Camille Bérubé

  • Age 29
  • Height 146 cm / 4 ftin
  • Club Natation Gatineau
  • Coach Craig McCord
  • Previous Coaches Dave Heinbuch, Mike Thompson
  • Hometown Gatineau, QC
  • Residence Gatineau, QC
  • Event 100 BK, 100 BR, 200 IM, 50 FL

National Team Highlights

EventFinalist
Madeira 2022 World Para Swimming Championships13
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games3
London 2019 World Para Swimming Championships3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games123

Camille’s Bio

  • At the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the last meet of her career, Bérubé earned bronze in the 100-m breaststroke SB6.

  • At the Madeira 2022 World Para Swimming Championships, Bérubé earned bronze in the 200-m individual medley SM7. She also placed 4th in the 100-m backstroke S8 and 5th in the 100-m breaststroke SB6.
  • At the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Bérubé’s third, she reached three finals. Bérubé finished fifth in the women’s 200-m individual medley SM7 and the 100-m backstroke S7. Bérubé set a Canadian record in the 100-m breaststroke SB6 preliminaries and placed eighth in the final. Bérubé also finished 10th in the women’s 50-m butterfly S7 and 12th in the 100-m freestyle S7.
  • Bérubé won three medals at the 2015 Toronto Parapan Am Games: Silver in the 100-m backstroke, and bronze in both the 200-m IM and 100-m breaststroke.
  • At the London 2019 World Para Swimming Championships, Bérubé reached three finals in four individual events, including the 200-m individual medley SM7 (6th), 100-m backstroke S7 (7th) and 100-m breaststroke SB6 (8th). She also finished ninth in the 50-m butterfly S7.
  • At the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Bérubé finished 9th in the 100-m breaststroke.
  • At the 2022 Bell Canadian Swimming Trials, Bérubé captured bronze in the 200-m IM multi-class. She also placed 4th in both the 100-m breaststroke multi-class and 100-m backstroke multi-class. Her performances qualified her for both the 2022 World Para Swimming Championships and the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
  • At the 2019 Canadian Swimming Trials in Toronto, Bérubé claimed four multi-class medals, including silver in the 100-m backstroke and bronze in the 50-m butterfly, 100-m breaststroke and 200-m individual medley. She also set a personal best time in the 50-m butterfly.
  • In 2014, Bérubé lowered her Canadian record in the 100-m backstroke for the eighth time in five years at the Pan Pacific Para- swimming Championships, the biggest event of the year, held in Pasadena, Calif.
  • In addition, Bérubé used her backstroke skills to lead off Canada’s bronze medal performance in the 4×100-m medley relay.
  • At the 2013 IPC World Championships, she reached the final in her four events. She was seventh in the 200-m individual medley (improving her personal best time by seven seconds), the 400-m freestyle and 100- m freestyle.
  • Bérubé was one of Canada’s busiest swimmers at the 2012 Paralympics in London, competing in five events. She was 11th in the 100-metre backstroke, 200-m individual medley and 400-m freestyle as well as 15th in the 100-m butterfly and 16th in the 100-m freestyle.
  • In 2011, she showed she was a strong contender for the 2012 Paralympic team, reaching three finals and winning a silver medal in the 100-m backstroke at the Pan Pacific Para-swimming Championships.
  • She has an impairment in both legs after she was diagnosed with cancer when she was born.
  • Sister Noemi Bérubé was a national cross-country ski champion.
  • Graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2017 with a degree in Communications and a minor in Women’s Studies.
Quick Facts
  • Twitter: @CamBrub
  • Instagram: @camillebrubs
  • Favourite Movie: Intouchables
  • Favourite Book: Brilliant Imperfection by Eli Clare
  • Favourite TV Show: One Tree Hill, Atypical
  • Favourite Actor/Actress: Emma Stone
  • Favourite Restaurant: any Asian or Thai restaurant. Also loves Mexican food.
  • Other sport: Cross-country skiing, cycling, rock climbing
  • Favourite places to visit: Asia and Australia

Camille’s Personal Bests

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