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Senior National Team

Dominique Bouchard

  • Age 32
  • Height 172.72 cm / 5 ftin
  • Club Oakville Aquatic Club
  • Coach John Pontz
  • Hometown St. Albert, AB
  • Residence North Bay, ON
  • Event 50 BK, 100 BK, 200 BK

Dominique’s Bio

  • At her first Olympic appearance, Bouchard swam in both the 100-m and 200-m backstroke events in Rio. She made the semifinals for both, where she finished in 12th and 9th
  • At the 2016 Olympic & Para-swimming Trials in Toronto, Bouchard built off her successful 2015 season with continued consistency in the backstroke events.
  • Bouchard earned silver medals in both the 100-m and 200-m backstroke events to gain a spot on the Olympic team.
  • At the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games, Bouchard earned a silver medal in the 200-m backstroke behind fellow Canadian Hilary Caldwell. They brought joy to the TPASC crowd having two Canadian flags 1-2 on the podium.
  • Bouchard also took part in two relays at Pan Ams. In the morning heats she was anchor in the 4×100-m freestyle, which went on to win gold, and she was also the lead-off swimmer for the 4×100-m medley relay, which took silver.
  • At the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Bouchard finished sixth in the 200-m backstroke. Bouchard also finished 11th in 100-m backstroke, and took part in the 4×100-m medley, which finished sixth.
  • In 2014, at the trials in Victoria, she made the qualifying time for Pan Pacific Championships and Commonwealth Games, placing fourth in a deep field
  • She also competed in the 2011 Summer Universaide in Shenzhen, China, and was a finalist in the 100-m backstroke (8th), 200-m backstroke (5th) and 4×100-m medley relay (6th)
  • A native of St. Albert, Alta., she also lived in Toronto and Kirkland Lake, Ont., before heading to North Bay.
  • She is a graduate in biology and psychology from the University of Missouri and pursuing a Masters in health administration
  • She was a four-time All-American and set the school record in the 200-yard backstroke
Quick Facts
  • Favourite movie: Legally Blonde, Bring it On
  • Favourite Actor/Actress: Emma Stone
  • Favourite website: 9gag
  • Favourite restaurant: Chipotle
  • Pre-race meal: Chicken noodle soup
  • Other sport: Watching basketball
  • Favourite superhero: Captain America

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