Xavier Lusignan

2021 Junior Pan American Championships

Q1: What was the first competition where you represented Team Canada? When was it?

The first one will be Junior Pan American championships in June 2021

Q2: Did you compete in other sports before weightlifting? If yes, which ones and at what level?


Q3: Why do you compete in weightlifting?

Because it’s my passion

Q4: What do you most enjoy about training?

I enjoy improving my technique and getting stronger.

Q5: What do you enjoy the least about training?


Q6: What are your short term goals for weightlifting (1-2 years)?

Compete at the junior world championships next year

Q7: What are your long term goals for weightlifting? (3 + years)

Winning the Olympics

Q8: What has been your proudest moment in weightlifting?

Being a Canadian Champion

Q9: What are your top 3 achievements in weightlifting so far?

Number 1: Being a national champion

Number 2: Being selected to represent Canada at junior pan ams

Number 3: Winning the Ontario Games

Q10: Are you currently studying or working in addition to your weightlifting career? If yes, what are you doing?

Yes, I’m currently studying natural sciences in college and I work at a grocery store.

Q11: What are your plans after your weightlifting career is over?

I would like to have a family and probably be a coach.

Q12: Who is your weightlifting role model and why?

Shi Zhiyong, because I like the intensity he brings on the platform.

Coach: Justin Spencer and Hani Kanama

Weight Cateogory: 89kg

Favourite Lift: They are both my favorite!

Hometown: Mansfield, Quebec