• Nicolas Macrozonaris

    Track & Field Career

    • 100 meters 4th place finish - Jeux de la francophonie. Beirut, Lebanon 2009
    • 4 times Canadian 100 meters sprint champion
      Canadian Championships, Edmonton, Victoria, Ottawa, Windsor (2002,2003, 2006, 2007)
    • Canadian 200 meters sprint champion, Victoria, 2003
    • Olympic Games 17th place finish 100 meters sprint, 4 x 100 meter relay Athens, Greece 2004
    • 100 meters 9th place finish - World Championships, Paris, France
    • Olympic Games 2000 - 45th place finish 100 meters sprint, 4 x 100 meter relay Sydney, Australia
    • 100 meters 2nd place finish NACAC Under-25 Championships Monterrey,Mexico 2000
    • PR: 50m 5.69
    • 60m 6.56
    • 100m 10.03
    • 200m 20.85
  • Nicolas Macrozonaris

    Speaking Engagements & Community Involvement


    Canadian Olympic sprinter, Nicolas Macrozonaris, delivers a fast-paced, motivational, and inspiring story on his career in athletics. Discover how his determination and ambition turned him into an overnight sensation while he shares lessons he learned during his ten years as an elite international track and field athlete. Your audience will love the experience.

    • Schools
    • Corporations
    • Fund Raisers
    • Community Events
    • Organizations
  • Nicolas Macrozonaris

    Performance Coach

    Power, Speed & Athletic Development for all disciplines

    Developing, improving and maintaining your athleticism and speed will ultimately give you the edge over your opponents. We focus on flexibility exercises to improve your range of motion, as well as power running & speed endurance -- along with a combination of unique exercises that will help improve your performance and get you the results you are looking for.

    • Strength & Conditioning
    • Muscle Coordination
    • Flexibility
    • Speed Endurance

Biography

Nicolas Macrozonaris was born on August 22, 1980 and is a Canadian Olympic athlete in track & field. Nicolas has won the 100 meter national title four times and has also won the 200 meter once. He was inspired to run track and field after watching Donovan Bailey win the 100 meters in the 1996 Atlanta Games. After watching that incredible race, it motivated him to take the sport seriously. A few years later, as a junior, he tied Ben Johnson's Canadian national record in the 50 meter sprint, running a 5,83. The following year, after 4 years of hard work and dedication, 19 year old Nicolas qualified for the 2000 Syndey Olympics' 100 meter event. He ran a stunning time of 10.19, thus joining Canadian legendary sprinters Bruny Surin and Donovan Bailey.

His culminating moment as a sprinter came in 2003 when he ran a 10.03 and knocked off the then world record holder, American Tim Montgomery in Mexico. That made Nicolas the third fastest Canadian in history behind Bruny Surin and Donovan Bailey who both share the national record with a 9.84 clocking.

In 2004 he qualified for the Athens Olympic games and finished 17th in the 100 meter event out of 120 sprinters thus improving his position from his previous Olympic games in Sydney Australia where he finished 45th respectively.

Nicolas has had the honor to represent Canada in many international competitions and has qualified for two Olympic games, one World cup, six World championships, two Commonwealth games, three Francophone games and one Pan American Championships.

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Honours & Special Recognition


  • Honorary President Fête de quartier Chomedey, 2012
  • Judge at the KALISTIA Montreal Greek Beauty Pageant. Laval, 2012
  • Honorary President Fond passe sports Sablon. Laval, 2011
  • Honorary President Alexandria Run. Laval, 2011
  • Ambassador of the national day of physical activity. Quebec,2006
  • Ambassador of the Little Big Run. Edmonton, 2007
  • Ambassador of the Montreal Games. Montreal, 2004
  • Torchbearer Athens Olympic flame. Wilderton Avenue. Montreal, 2004
  • Guest of honor ceremonial first pitch Expos baseball Montreal 2003
  • La personnalite de la semaine. La Presse, 2003
  • Western Laval High School. The Nicolas Macrozonaris Awards for Athletes of the Year
  • Sport Quebec Gala: Découverte masculine, Athlétisme, 2000




Contact Information

For appearance requests, motivational speaking, media inquiries, coaching services or general questions please use the form below.

Email: info@macrozonaris.com
Twitter: @Macrozonaris
Facebook: facebook.com/macrozonaris




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