Martine Dugrenier

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Martine Dugrenier
Martine Dugrenier Olympic Heroes Parade.jpg
Dugrenier at the Olympic Heroes Parade in Toronto (September 2012)
Personal information
Born (1979-06-12) June 12, 1979 (age 39)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb; 9 st 13 lb)
Sport
Country  Canada
Sport Wrestling

Martine Dugrenier (born June 12, 1979) is a retired Canadian wrestler. She was born in Montreal, Quebec. A three time world champion (2008, 2009 and 2010), she has also competed twice at the Olympics, finishing in 5th place both times.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics, she finished 5th overall in the 63 kg freestyle event after losing her bronze medal final match against American wrestler Randi Miller. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, her fifth position came after losing her bronze medal match to Battsetseg Soronzonbold of Mongolia.[1] This became the final match of her career, as she retired from wrestling in 2015 due to an arm injury.[2] She was inducted into the United World Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2016.[3] She currently works as a physical education teacher at Vanier College.[2]

References

  1. ^ "London 2012 - Wrestling - Women's 63 kg Freestyle". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 12 November 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Martine Dugrenier, Olympic wrestler, forced to retire due to injury". www.cbc.ca. CBC. 13 May 2015. Retrieved 18 January 2018. 
  3. ^ "Martine Dugrenier To Be Inducted Into UWW Hall of Fame". www.wrestling.ca. Wrestling Canada Lutte. 26 May 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2018. 

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