|Name Mathieu Turcotte||Role Speed Skater|
|Olympic medals Short track speed skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metre relay|
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Mathieu Turcotte (born February 8, 1977) is a Canadian athlete. He was born in Sherbrooke, Quebec.
Turcotte rose to fame within Canada, upon winning the bronze in the men's 1000 m in the short track speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics, with a time of 1:30.563 (a race more remembered for the victory of Australian Steven Bradbury), and winning a gold as part of the men's 5000 m relay at the same games, with a team time of 6:51.579.
He placed 6th at the men's 1500 m short track speed skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics with a time of 2:24.558.
Mathieu is now the President of Apex Racing Skates, a company that makes custom short track speed skates.