SENIOR NATIONAL TEAM ALUMNUS

Gabriella Brisson 2018-07-12T20:36:28+00:00

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GABRIELLA BRISSON

BIRTHDATE March 4, 1994
HOMETOWN Calgary, AB
HEIGHT 177 cm
HOME CLUB Calgary Aquabelles
COACH BEFORE NT Jenn Tregale
SENIOR NT SINCE 2012
JUNIOR NT 2010, 2011, 2012
13-15 NT 2009
SOCIAL FEEDS  

BIOGRAPHY

Gabriella Brisson has dreamed of representing Canada at the Olympic Games for as long as she can remember. As soon as she began competing in the sport she realized she was passionate enough to take it to the highest possible level. As a member of the Junior National Team from 2010 to 2012, Brisson contributed to a team bronze medal at the 2010 FINA World Junior Championships. She made her second appearance at the event in 2012. In 2011 she was a gold medallist in both the duet and team events at the Pan American Championships. Brisson moved up to the Senior National Team in 2012 and was a member of the squad that competed at the 2014 FINA World Cup in Quebec City. In 2015, Gabriella competed at the Toronto Pan Am Games, where she won the gold medal in the team event. Gabriella is currently captain of the Senior National Team.

GETTING TO KNOW THE ATHLETE

  • Family: Older sister Ali… 
  • Getting into the Sport: Started synchro at age 7… During summer camp days at the Talisman Centre in Calgary she would watch in awe as the local club teams practiced; the complexity and grace of the movements compelled her to try the sport… 
  • Outside Interests: Enjoys playing guitar, reading, bike riding, hiking and cooking… Graduated high school in 2012…
  • Future aspirations: Would like to pursue a career in the biological sciences. 
  • Odds and Ends: Nickname is Gabe… Always travels with a good book… Tries to buy a postcard from every city she visits…
  • Why she loves Synchro: Because it is so unique; it requires physical strength mixed with artistic abilities…

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION RESULTS

Competition Year Location Event (Result)  
Olympic Qualifier 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Team (4) Results
FINA World Championships 2015 Kazan, RUS Combo (6), Team Free (7), Team Technical (6) Results
Pan Am Games 2015 Toronto, ON Team (1) Results
Shiseido Canadian Open Championships 2015 Toronto, ON Team Free(1), Team Technical(1) Results
5th Make-Up For Ever French Open 2015 Montreuil, FRA Solo Tech (2) Results
FINA World Trophy 2014 CHN Solo
FINA World Cup 2014 Quebec City, QC Team (4), Highlight Team (2) Results
Spanish Open 2014 Castillon, ESP Team (2) Results
Japan Open 2014 Amagasaki, JPN Team (2) Results
Canadian Open Championships 2014 Saskatoon, SK Team Free (1), Team Technical (1) Results
Summer Universiade 2013 Kazan, RUS Team Technical (4), Team Free (4) Results
Canadian Open Championships 2013 Quebec City, QC Combo (1) Results
FINA World Junior Championships 2012 Volos, GRE Combo (5), Team (4), Duet (6) Results
UANA Pan American Championships 2011 Montreal, QC Duet (1), Team (1), Figures (1) Results
FINA World Junior Championships 2010 Indianapolis, USA Team (3) Results
Comen Cup 2009 Belgrade, SER Team (3), Duet (4), Figures (12) Results

NATIONAL COMPETITION RESULTS

Competition Year Location Event (Result)  
Canadian Open Championships 2012 Victoria, BC Duet (1), Solo (2), Figures (2) Results
Canadian Open Championships 2011 Calgary, AB Duet (1), Solo (3), Figures (2) Results
Canadian Open
Championships
2010 Charlottetown,PEI Duet (4), Solo (8), Figures (8) Results
Canadian Espoir Championships 2009 London, ON Duet (1), Solo (5), Figures (4) Results
Canadian Open Championships 2009 Quebec City, QC Figures (22) Results