Athlete Profile

Tania Vicent, 25, of Laval, Que., will enter Salt Lake City as a vital cog in Canada's 3000-metre relay team. Vicent, a nine-year national team veteran, won a bronze medal in that same event at the Nagano Olympics in 1998.

Vicent has also been success in individual disciplines, citing a fifth-place overall finish at the 2001 world short-track speed skating championships as a highlight of her lengthy, successful career.