Quick facts

Birthdate

July 13, 1977

Birthplace

Montreal, QC

Residence

Montreal, QC

Sport

Goalball

Experience

Beijing 2008

Lima 2019

Rio 2016

Toronto 2015

Bruno Haché has competed at four Paralympic Games. Most recently he was a member of Canada’s eighth place men’s squad in Rio. His best result was fourth at the 2004 Games in Athens.

He capped a great 2015 season helping Canada win the bronze medal at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games, earning them a berth at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. He was third in team scoring with 11 goals.

Haché got involved in goalball at the age of 23, having begun to lose his vision at age 18 due to a hereditary condition. He found a new passion in the sport and credits it for giving him valuable confidence and pride.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2004, 2008, 2012, 2016 Paralympic Games… 2011, 2015 Parapan Am Games… Five-time world championship team member…

PERSONAL

Also plays hockey for the visually impaired… His biggest influence is Mario Caron, a veteran goalball player who played in seven Paralympic Games for Canada… He works as a maintenance worker at the Institut Nazareth & Louis Braille in Dorval, Que.

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2018 World Championships 12th

2016 Paralympic Games 8th

2015 Parapan American Games 3rd

2014 World Championships 12th

2012 Paralympic Games 10th

2011 Parapan American Games 4th

2008 Paralympic Games 5th

2004 Paralympic Games 4th