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Olivia Pucci

As of September 2017
  • Age
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  • Years I have participated in my sport
    • 4
  • School and grade
    • Nepean High School, grade 11
  • Coach
    • Andres Carranco
  • My most recent athletic or artistic accomplishments in my sport or discipline
    • 2017 National Championships 5 time medalist 
  • My goals for the 2017 Olympic Hopes regatta
    • To learn new skills from international competition and meet other athletes who share the same love for sprint canoe/kayak.
  • My personal best result in my favourite event
    • 2017 National Championships U17 K-2 500m - 2nd 
  • Awards or major accomplishments that I have received
    • Nomination to the 2017 Ontario tour team 
    • 2017 Ontario champion U16 K-1 1000m
    • 2017 National Championships silver U16 K-1 1000m
    • Grade 10 Academic silver medal (>90%)
  • My personal role model
    • Madeline Schmidt, my mother and my coaches 
  • My personal key to success
    • Lots of hard work, commitment, and great connections with my teammates!
  • Other personal goals
    • Complete “Bring on the Bay” Open water 3k swim this year!
    • Make the 2018 Canadian development touring team 
    • Encourage younger athletes to have fun and passion for sport. 
    • Maintain my academic focus.
  • Other information that could be of interest to the media
    • Former competitive swimmer for 9 years
    • Paddle All coach for Rideau Canoe Club
    • Pre-Competitive swim coach for Swim Ottawa