Julie Sauvé, former coach of Sylvie Fréchette and member of the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame, died at the age of 67.
Sauvé has been teaching synchronized swimming for more than 35 years and has been in contact with Fréchette for 18 years. In total, its swimmers have won more than 100 medals on the international stage.
Sauvé (Sauvé) is the hero behind Canada’s successful synchronized swimming at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. Of course, she accompanied Fréchette to the gold medal in solo dances, including twin sisters Penny and Vicky Vilagos until second place. Duet.
Recall that Fréchette was originally decorated in silver due to a judge’s typographical error, but after receiving a complaint from Canada, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) finally awarded her a gold medal.
Sauvé’s psychological support is also important in Barcelona, as the spouse of the Olympic champion committed suicide a few weeks before the Olympics.
Mary Pierre Boudreau Cannon, Elise Marquette, Joe Anne Fortin, Valerie Wales, Jacincy Tyrone and Valerie Hod Marchland are all Other athletes, they benefit from Sauvé’s expertise, Sauvé is considered one of the best choreographers in the world.
Sauvé was inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in 2006 and then into the Canadian Olympic Committee Hall of Fame in 2012. After the London Olympics, she also left the National Federation. In that competition, the Canadian women’s volleyball duo ranked fourth in the ballet competition.
She then joined the Brazilian team, which used her expertise to host swimming competitions for the 2016 Rio Olympics.