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Sandrine MAINVILLE
Sport Swimming
NOC Canada   
GenderWomen
Born20 Mar 1992 in Boucherville, CAN
Height1.73 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Montreal, QC, CAN
Languages
English, French
Higher education
Law - University of Montreal: Canada
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming competitively at age 11.
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Her father. (stathblog.com, 09 Jan 2017)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
She always gets on the starting blocks from the left side. (olympic.ca, 01 Aug 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do." (olympic.ca, 01 Aug 2014)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2014 Female Athlete of the Year by the University of Montreal Carabins in Canada. (nouvelles.umontreal.ca, 08 Apr 2014)
Famous relatives
Her father Luc was a national champion in rowing. Her younger sister Ariane has competed for Canada in swimming at junior international level. (olympic.ca, 01 Aug 2014; la-seigneurie.qc.ca, 15 Aug 2013; swimming.ca, 04 Aug 2013)
Other information
RETIREMENT
In July 2018 she retired from competitive swimming in order to focus on her career as a lawyer. "My state of mind has changed in the last couple of months; my head is elsewhere with the desire to start my professional career on the right foot. My motivation and my focus are now directed towards this new goal as a lawyer. I gave myself the last year to gradually say goodbye to swimming." (swimming.ca, 06 Jul 2018; Facebook profile, 14 May 2018)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:32.89
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2017 Budapest, HUN 100m Freestyle 54.01
Semifinal 2017 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 24.67
4 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
4 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
3 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
3 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:23.59
6 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:57.96
5 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:36.44
7 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:46.23
Semifinal 2013 Barcelona, ESP 50m Butterfly 26.59
5 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:37.09
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 100m Freestyle 52.52 
12 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 50m Freestyle 24.27 
8 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  DSQ
3 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:29.83
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2013 Berlin, GER 100m Freestyle 52.41
3 2013 Berlin, GER 50m Butterfly 26.04
4 2013 Berlin, GER 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:32.39
2 2013 Berlin, GER 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:42.02
8 2013 Eindhoven, NED 50m Freestyle 24.63
5 2013 Eindhoven, NED 100m Freestyle 52.82
5 2013 Eindhoven, NED 50m Butterfly 25.99
3 2013 Eindhoven, NED 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:31.12