France Gareau

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France Gareau
Medal record
Women’s Athletics
Representing Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Olympic Games
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1984 Los Angeles 4 x 100 metres
Francophone Games
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1989 Casablanca 4 x 100 metres
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1989 Casablanca 4 x 400 metres
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1994 Paris 4 x 400 metres
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1994 Paris 4 x 100 metres
Commonwealth Games
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1990 Auckland 4 x 400 metres
Summer Universiade
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1993 Buffalo 4 x 100 metres

France Gareau (born April 15, 1967) is a Canadian athlete, who competed in the sprint events. Gareau was born in Verner, Ontario.

Gareau competed for Canada in the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles, United States in the 100 metres and the 4 x 100 metres relay, where she anchored Canada to the silver medal (as a 17-year-old) with her teammates Angela Bailey, Marita Payne and Angella Taylor-Issajenko. Gareau also won relay medals at the 1990 Commonwealth Games, 1993 Summer Universiade and at two Francophone Games.

Gareau was also Canadian champion at the 100 metres in 1989.

Personal life

She is married to former Ottawa Rough Riders and BC Lions player Sean Foudy. Their sons Liam and Jean-Luc are ice hockey players. Liam was selected in the first round of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft by the Columbus Blue Jackets. [1] Jean-Luc was selected in the third round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft by the Colorado Avalanche. [2]

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References

  1. Hedger, Brian (June 22, 2018). "Blue Jackets Select Liam Foudy In First Round Of 2018 NHL Draft". NHL.com. Retrieved June 23, 2018.
  2. @OHLHockey (October 7, 2020). "Congrats to #OHL forward Jean-Luc Foudy (@jlfouds) of @SpitsHockey, selected 75th overall by the @Avalanche in the 2020 #NHLDraft! #MeetTheFuture presented by @KubotaCanadaLtd" (Tweet) via Twitter.