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Virginie Chénier

Short Biography:

I started shooting when I was 11. I came to archery from artistic gymnastics and i did 5 years of ballet dancing during my first years of shooting. I made my first national team in 2008 when i went to compete at the Youth World Championships in the cadet division when I was still a cub and made my first senior national team in 2013 still as a junior.
I have now proudly represented Canada at multiple world events and 2 PanAm Games. My goal is to make the Olympic team for 2020.

Biggest Accomplishment:

6th PanAm championships 2018

Hobbies outside of Sport:

Skiing and camping

Records Set:

CC field round (2014), JR 70m-720 round (2013), JR CC 70m-720 round (2013),  JR Open field round (2014), JR CC field round (2014), Cadet CC 60m-720 round (2011), Cadet Open field round (2011), Cadet CC field round (2011), Cadet Open 1440 round (2011), Cadet CC 1440 round (2011), Cadet CC 60m (2011), Cadet CC 50m (2011), Cadet CC 30m (2009), Cub Open field round (2008), Cub CC field round (2008), Cub open 1440 round (2008), Cub CC 1440 round (2008), Cub Open 50m (2008), Cub CC 50m (2008), Cub Open 40m (2008), Cub CC 40m (2008), Cub Open 20m (2008), Cub CC 20m (2008)

International Results:
  • Team Bronze medal, 2019 Pan American Games qualifying event
  • 9th Place, 2019 Lima Pan Am Games
  • Gold Medal, Mixed Team, Pan Am Games Qualifying Event 2019
  • 6th place, Pan American Championships, 2018

More about Virginie:


Laval, QC

Birthplace, Province:

Montréal, QC

National Team:

Senior Recurve National Team

Club (Primary Training Centre):

Club de Tir à l’arc Montréal (CTAM)


Hamilton Nguyen and National Coach Shawn Riggs

Type of Bow:

Recurve with the support of W&W Archery