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Antoine Valois-Fortier
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Nickname(s) Antonio, Tony
Born March 13, 1990 (1990-03-13) (age 31)
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Residence Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 81 kilograms (179 lb) (2012)
Sport
Country Canada
Sport Judo
Club Shidokan
Coached by Nicolas Gill

Antoine Valois-Fortier (born February 6, 1985) is a Canadian athlete. He is best known as a judoka.

History

He was the winner of the Canadian National Judo Championship in the -81 kg category in 2010.

Valois-Fortier won a bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, defeating Travis Stevens of the United States in the men's 81 kg half-middleweight judo. It was the Canada's first medal in Olympic Judo since 2000 when his coach Nicolas Gill won a silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

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