Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Quebec's Despatie : Hi-Ho, Silver!

Alexandre Despatie

I have an affinity for all things from Quebec -- OK, not poutine! So of course I was rooting for diver Alexandre Despatie last night during the springboard diving competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

The 23-year-old, born in Montreal, picked up the silver medal, one of four that Canada won on Tuesday. The Laval resident also received a silver four years ago in Athens.

It's been a long journey for Despatie, who has recently suffered from an injured back and a broken foot.

Read about his victory in The Gazette.

Go Canada!

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