JoŽl Bourgeois

Joël Bourgeois, two-time Canadian Olympian from Grande-Digue and his father, the late Paul-Pierre Bourgeois, being inducted into the Run New Brunswick Hall of Fame.

The Bourgeois duo will be the 11th and 12th runner to enter into the shrine.

Joël Bourgeois, the renowned steeplechase specialist, ran for Canada at the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics. He was a gold medalist at the 1999 Pan American Games, has been selected over 40 times for national athletics teams and still owns several New Brunswick records.

Accomplishments

  • Jeux de l`Acadie 1984 Médaillé d'Or 3000 mètre 12/13 ans 10 :32
  • Jeux Olympiques (3000 Steeple 1996 Atlanta 16ieme ET 2000 17ieme Sydney)
  • Pan American Games 1999 Gold Winnipeg, 2003 Silver Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Jeux de la Francophonie (1994 France, 2001 4ieme Ottawa, 2009 6ieme Bierut)
  • Champion Canadien Universitaire Cross-Country en 1994 SIC/CIS
  • Université de Moncton Athlète de l'Année à 4 reprises.
  • 50 Times on the Canadian National Team with at least 14 in Cross-Country
  • 11 Times National Champion in 3000 m Steeplechase (1-Youth.2-Jr. 8-Sr)
  • Canadian Mountain Running Champion 2009 (Worlds in Italy)
  • Champion 2012 Pentathlon des Neiges / Pentathlon in Snow Pentathlon 5 (Québec) Longue Distance 42 km
    • Raquette/Snowshoe 5.1km
    • Velo/Cycle 15km
    • Patin/Skate 8.4km
    • Course à pied/Running 5.5km
    • Ski de Fond/Cross Country Skiing 8km
  • Course à Pied/Road Race 15 km de Grande-Digue Gagnant 2006, 2007,2008 et 2010

NB Records

Road Races

Date Event Chrono
2003 5km 14:42
1990 8km 24:10
1998 10km 29:14

Track and Field

Date Event Chrono
1990 3000m Jr. 8:21
1989 3000m Sr. 14:42
1990 3000m Steeple Jr. 8:47
1999 3000m Steeple Sr. 8:20
2012 Masters 9:02 - Canadian Record

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