Quick facts

Birthdate

May 9, 1985

Birthplace

Alma, QC

Residence

Alma, QC

Sport

Para Cycling

Former national team cyclist Audrey Lemieux is following in the path of her idol, Lyne Bessette who was also a Para cycling pilot to an athlete with a visual impairment.

At the 2015 World Championships, Lemieux joined forces with Robbi Weldon, who was the London 2012 Paralympic Games road race gold medallist with Bessette.

Together Lemieux and Weldon won the silver medal in the mixed time trial at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games and added a bronze at a World Cup in South Africa.

In 2016 they were fifth and seventh at the Paralympic Games. In 2017, Lemieux and Weldon where injured in a crash at a World Cup and were forced to miss the worlds that year.

Lemieux was a competitive road racer for 12 years and joined the Para cycling program in 2014.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2016 Paralympic Games… 2015 Parapan American Games…  Five-time Canadian champion between 2002 and 2005 at the junior and senior levels… …Competed at 2005 World Championships…2006 Commonwealth Games team member…

PERSONAL

Cycling analyst with RDS… Diploma from l’École de radio et télévision ProMédia…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2016 Paralympic Games, road race, 5th

2016 Paralympic Games, time trial, 7th

2016 World Cup (BEL), time trial 5th

2016 World Cup (BEL), road race 5th

2015 World Cup (RSA) time trial 3rd

2015 World Cup (RSA) road race 4th

2015 Parapan American Games time trial 2nd

2015 Parapan American Games road race 5th

2015 Défi sportif, time trial 3rd

2015 World Cup (ITA), road race 5th

2015 World Cup (ITA), time trial 8th

2015 World Cup (SWI), road race 6th

2015 World Cup (SWI), time trial 9th