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Two Nominations for Mathieu Roy

April 30, 2016

Quebec City, QC - Mathieu Roy


ORIGINAL ARTICLE by Serge Lamontagne

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RECOGNITION. The excellent 2015 season fast ball player Mathieu Roy, on the national and international scene fastball , earned him two nominations at galas important in Quebec.

The native of Saint-Gervais is, initially, a finalist in the "Athlete team sport internationally" Gala Sports Québec to be held on May 25th at Montreal's Olympic Park. The event, which coincides with the 40th anniversary of the holding of the Summer Games 1976 in the metropolis, designed to reward Québec athletes who shone both on the Quebec scene, national and international.

Roy is also nominated for another award, this time in the category "International Partner-Team Mate" at the Gala Athlete Quebec City and Chaudière-Appalaches, May 12 at L'Ancienne-Lorette.

Note that Mathieu Roy is ranked sixth best player in the world by "Fastpitch World Media" and third best fielder in the world in a poll conducted among its peers in 2015. He helped Team Canada win the Championship world fastball presented at the end of June in Saskatchewan, as well as the gold medal at the Pan Am Games in Toronto.

Marie-Michele Gagnon

Note that the skier Marie-Michele Gagnon is also a finalist at the Gala Athlete Quebec City and Chaudière -Appalaches , and in the " International Individual sport " category. The native of Lac-Etchemin came back strong on the circuit of the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup in 2015-2016 , before recorded two podium finishes , including a victory in the super combined of Andorra in February .

The latter , however, have a strong opposition in this category which will include , in particular , the founder Alex Harvey and Antoine Valois - Fortier in judo.