Team Canada's artistic swimming team performsAntoine Saito
Antoine Saito

Raphaelle Plante


  • Represented Canada at the 2022 and 2023 World Aquatics Championships
  • Was a member of the Canadian team that won team acrobatic silver and team free bronze at the 2023 World Aquatics Artistic Swimming World Cup Super Final 
  • Won team silver with Team Quebec at the 2019 Canada Games 
  • Joined the senior national team program in 2020

A Little More About Raphaelle

Getting into the Sport: Was born in Austria; moved to Montreal and then Las Vegas, where she lived for seven years and started artistic swimming at age 7… Moved back to Canada to pursue the sport at a higher level and compete internationally… Outside Interests: Would like to pursue a career as an interior designer… Odds and ends: Inspired by American artistic swimmer Bill May for his determination within a female dominated sport… Dislocated both her shoulders when she was younger and still has pain during certain exercises… Made a small appearance in a Cirque de Soleil production at age 11… Favourite motto: “Prove them wrong!”

Notable International Results

World Aquatics Championships: 2023 - 6th (team acrobatic), 14th (team technical); 2022 - 7th (team highlight), 8th (team technical)