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Tania Vicent

Full name: Tania Vicent
Gender: Female
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: January 13, 1976 in Laval, Québec, Canada
Affiliations: Montréal International, Montréal (CAN) / Laval Fabreville, Laval (CAN)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Short Track Speed Skating

Medals: 2 Silver, 2 Bronze (4 Total)

Biography

Short track speed skater Tania Vicent has been a staple of the Canadian women’s 3,000m relay team since the mid-1990s and she won a bronze medal in the event with them at the 1995 World Championships. She had been one rank shy of making the 1994 Winter Olympics and was bumped down the national roster during Nathalie Lambert’s brief comeback in the late 1990s, but she qualified for the 1998 Winter Olympics in the 500m, 1,000m, and 3,000m relay events. She had no success in the individual competitions, but solidified her niche in the relay by taking home a bronze medal. Over the next four years her biggest international success was a bronze medal in the 3,000m relay at the 2000 World Championships, but she remained active and found success at less prominent international meets. She qualified only for the relay event at the 2002 Winter Olympics and won a second bronze medal, duplicating this feat at that year’s World Championships. In 2003 she won her first World Championship silver, but 2006 proved to be even more successful as she won silver not only at the World Championships, but also the Winter Olympics. She also placed fourth in the 500m event at the Olympics. Since then she has continued to compete regularly, winning a third World Championship silver medal in the 3,000m relay in 2008 and a second Olympic silver medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Results

Women's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS BT T
1998 Winter 22 Nagano Short Track Speed Skating Canada Final Standings 29 1 1:10.212
1998 Winter 22 Nagano Short Track Speed Skating Canada Round One Heat Two 4 1 1:10.212

Women's 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS BT T PLR P
1998 Winter 22 Nagano Short Track Speed Skating Canada Final Standings 23 2 1:40.923
1998 Winter 22 Nagano Short Track Speed Skating Canada Round One Heat Seven 3 2 1:40.923
2006 Winter 30 Torino Short Track Speed Skating Canada Final Standings 4 BF-1
2006 Winter 30 Torino Short Track Speed Skating Canada Final Round B Final 1 1:34.099
2006 Winter 30 Torino Short Track Speed Skating Canada Semi-Finals Heat One 3 QB 13 1:32.650
2006 Winter 30 Torino Short Track Speed Skating Canada Quarter-Finals Heat Four 3 ADV 13 1:35.594
2006 Winter 30 Torino Short Track Speed Skating Canada Round One Heat One 1 Q 34 1:33.904
2010 Winter 34 Vancouver Short Track Speed Skating Canada Final Standings 17 1:37.561 QF-DQ 0-DQ-2
2010 Winter 34 Vancouver Short Track Speed Skating Canada Quarter-Finals Heat Three AC DQ
2010 Winter 34 Vancouver Short Track Speed Skating Canada Round One Heat One 2 Q 1:37.561

Women's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PLR T
2010 Winter 34 Vancouver Short Track Speed Skating Canada Final Standings 8 AF-8
2010 Winter 34 Vancouver Short Track Speed Skating Canada Final Round A Final 8 2:23.035
2010 Winter 34 Vancouver Short Track Speed Skating Canada Semi-Finals Heat One 2 Q 2:24.742
2010 Winter 34 Vancouver Short Track Speed Skating Canada Round One Heat One 2 Q 2:24.100

Women's 3,000 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1998 Winter 22 Nagano Short Track Speed Skating Canada CAN Final Standings 3
1998 Winter 22 Nagano Short Track Speed Skating Canada CAN Final Round A Final 3
1998 Winter 22 Nagano Short Track Speed Skating Canada CAN Semi-Finals Heat One 2
2002 Winter 26 Salt Lake City Short Track Speed Skating Canada CAN Final Standings 3
2002 Winter 26 Salt Lake City Short Track Speed Skating Canada CAN Semi-Finals Heat Two 2
2006 Winter 30 Torino Short Track Speed Skating Canada CAN Final Standings 2
2006 Winter 30 Torino Short Track Speed Skating Canada CAN Final Round A Final 2
2006 Winter 30 Torino Short Track Speed Skating Canada CAN Semi-Finals Heat One 2
2010 Winter 34 Vancouver Short Track Speed Skating Canada CAN Final Standings 2
2010 Winter 34 Vancouver Short Track Speed Skating Canada CAN Final Round A Final 2
2010 Winter 34 Vancouver Short Track Speed Skating Canada CAN Semi-Finals Heat Two 2