Nicolas-Guy Turbide

Nicolas-Guy Turbide

 

Nicolas-Guy Turbide travelled to his second career Parapan American Games and IPC World Championships in 2015. He produced a breakout performance at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games with six medals and an Americas record. He won gold in the 100-m backstroke (setting new Canadian and Americas records), 200-m IM and 100-m butterfly. He also took silver in the 50-m, 100-m and 400-m freestyle.

In Glasgow, Scotland at the 2015 IPC world championship, Turbide swam six events, with the highlight a fifth place in the 100-m backstroke.

Turbide has accumulated a wealth of international experience at a young age. In 2014 he won the bronze medal in the S13 400-m freestyle at the Pan Pacific Para-swimming Championships. It was his first medal at a major international event.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2011, 2015 Parapan Am Games … 2013, 2015 IPC World Championships …First international bronze in 400-m free at 2014 Pan Pacific Para-swimming Championships…

PERSONAL

His father Danny is a professional golfer and his mother Danielle Fréchette is a pharmacist, a career he would like to pursue later in life…Credits coach Claude Lamy at CSQ in Cap-Rouge for giving him the passion for swimming.

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2015 Parapan American Games 1st 100-m backstroke

2015 Parapan American Games 1st 200-m IM

2015 Parapan American Games 1st 100-m butterfly

2015 Parapan American Games 2nd 50-m freestyle

2015 Parapan American Games 2nd 100-m freestyle

2015 Parapan American Games 2nd 400-m freestyle

2015 IPC World Championships 5th 100-m butterfly

2014 Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships 3rd 400-m freestyle

2013 IPC World Championships 6th 100-m backstroke

2013 IPC World Championships 7th 100-m fly

2013 IPC World Championships 7th 400-m free

2011 Parapan American Games 6th 50-m free

2011 Parapan American Games 6th 100-m free

Medals

GamesSportEventMedal
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming100m Backstroke - Mengold
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming200m Individual Medley - Mengold
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming100m Butterfly - Mengold
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming50m Freestyle - Mensilver
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming100m Freestyle - Mensilver
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming400m Freestyle - Mensilver

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 50m Freestyle - Men 2
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Freestyle - Men 2
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 400m Freestyle - Men 2
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Backstroke - Men 1
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 200m Individual Medley - Men 1
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Butterfly - Men 1
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Freestyle - Men 6
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Swimming 50m Freestyle - Men 6