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Myriam Bedard


1969 Born on December 22
1985 Competes in first biathlon, a mixed relay team race
1986 Buys her own equipment to compete in biathlon
1992 Competes in Winter Olympics
1994 Sponsorship contract with Metropolitan Life is not renewed; marries Jean Paquet in March; daughter Maude is born on December 22
1995 Signs sponsorship deal with Canadian National Railways
1997 Is diagnosed with hypothyroidism
1998 Finishes 33rd in the 7.5-km event and 50th in the 15-km at the Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan; switches to long-track speed skating, leaving biathlon behind
1999 Competes in first race as a speed skater, at the Canadian Long-track Sprint Championship; competes in last biathlon at the World Cup

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Famous Sports StarsBiathalonMyriam Bedard Biography - Introduced To Biathlon, Won First Championships, Won Big Competitions, Won Olympic Gold, Could Not Return To Form