Mandy Bujold (born July 25, 1987) is a Canadian amateur boxer, whose career was launched following a successful 2006 when she claimed the Canadian National Championship and Boxer of the Year titles. Weighing in at 51 kg (112 lbs.), she has made her way as a Fly Weight Champion, with a trail of titles and victories following her. Included amongst her many achievements are 9 Canadian National Championships, 3 Continental Championships, a Gold medal at the first Pan-American Games and a Bronze medal at the first Commonwealth Games that included women’s boxing. Mandy’s dedication and discipline have made her a great competitor and ambassador for the sport. She is an ambassador for the Pan-American Games 2015 (Toronto, Canada) as well as an Olympic Games 2016 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) hopeful.
Originally from Cobourg, Ontario, her family moved to Moncton, New Brunswick where she grew up and later moved to Kitchener, Ontario where they settled in 2002. Mandy was first introduced to boxing in 2004, when she began training recreationally. Over time, her passion for the sport led her to pursue boxing competitively.
Following high school graduation from Forest Heights Collegiate (Kitchener, Ontario), Mandy continued training while she went on to complete a General Business program at Conestoga College (Kitchener, Ontario) in 2007. In 2010, Mandy enrolled at the University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario), where she is diligently working part-time to complete an undergraduate degree in Liberal Arts. Mandy is also a fully certified Level 2 NCCP Coach and working towards her Level 3. She has also completed a Level 3 Referee/Judge for Boxing Canada. In addition to her training and studies, community involvement is also very important to Mandy so she gives back through teaching recreational classes, mentoring aspiring athletes through various youth sports programs and continuous involvement with many local charities including the Ronald McDonald House Toronto.
Mandy is now focusing on her training for the upcoming Pan American Games that will be hosted by Toronto in 2015. These Games will be the next step on Mandy's journey towards her ultimate goal of fighting for GOLD at the Olympic Games in 2016.
Canadian Team Sport Psychologist
Strength & Conditioning Coach
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