Aurélie Rivard

Aurélie Rivard

Para-swimmer
St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Que.

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At a young age, Aurélie began swimming alongside her twin sister Charlotte. Born with an underdeveloped left hand, she credits swimming with helping her overcome many obstacles.

Aurélie has been consistently improving since earning a silver medal at the 2012 London Paralympics. She’s since claimed five medals at the 2013 World Championships in Montreal and bronze at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. In 2015, she won four medals – two gold at the World Championships. She then became the most decorated female athlete in Parapan Am history, after winning seven medals, including six gold. After winning three gold medals and setting two world records at the Rio Paralympics in 2016, Aurélie has her sights set on the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

Aurélie Rivard - Inspiring others

Aurélie Rivard - Inspiring others

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