National Teams

Para-Swimming Team

Sarah Mailhot

  • Age 34
  • Height 165 cm / 5 ftin
  • Club Club de Natation Region de Quebec
  • Coach Marc-André Pelletier
  • Hometown Québec, QC
  • Residence Québec, QC
  • Event 400 FR

Sarah’s Bio

  • Finished 5th in the 400-m freestyle at the 2015 Toronto Parapan Am Games.
  • At the 2015 Speedo Can Am Para-swimming Championships Mailhot showed her potential by reaching four finals.
  • A back injury prevented Mailhot from reaching her competitive goals at the London Paralympics. The injury forced her to miss the 100-metre backstroke but she displayed her determination by racing in two other events, highlighted by a 13th place finish in the 400-m freestyle.
  • She still lists participating in London as a career highlight, alongside her national record in the 1,500-m freestyle.
  • In 2010 she competed at the IPC World Championships in Eindhoven, Netherlands and in 2011 the Pan Pacific Para-swimming Championships in Edmonton.
  • Mailhot has spina bifida.
  • She studied translation at Université Laval and has been working as a translator since 2013.
  • She also gives conferences at elementary and high schools as part of the Team Quebec program.
  • Away from the pool she enjoys reading, watching movies and dinners with friends.
Quick Facts
  • Favourite Movie: Intouchables
  • Favourite Magazine: Cosmopolitan
  • Favourite TV Show: Big Bang Theory
  • Favourite Actor/Actress: Johnny Depp
  • Favourite Band: Hedley
  • Music behind the blocks: Hall of Fame  by The Script
  • Favourite Restaurant: Chez Victor
  • Other sports: track
  • Favourite Place to Visit: Brazil

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