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Medal record
Curling
World Junior Championships
Bronze 2008 Östersund
William Dion
No. --     Montreal Alouettes
Date of birth: (1987-12-18) December 18, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth: Drummondville, Quebec
Career information
CFL status: Non-import
Position(s): K
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
University: Sherbrooke
Organizations
 As player:
2013–present Montreal Alouettes
Playing stats at CFL.ca

William Dion (born December 18, 1987 in Drummondville, Quebec) is a Canadian curler and football player. He is two-sport athlete, having been the winning skip at the 2008 Canadian Junior Curling Championships and has most recently been signed by the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.

Dion has excelled both on the ice and on the field. He won his first Quebec junior curling championship in 2007, playing third for Ghyslain Richard. The rink finished the round robin at the 2007 Canadian Junior Curling Championships with a 9-3 record, but the lost in the semi-final to Prince Edward Island. The following year, he won the Quebec junior title as a skip. At the 2008 Canadian Junior Curling Championships, his Quebec team went 10-2 in the round robin, and beat Ontario's Travis Fanset in the final. Dion and his team of Jean-Michel Arsenault, Erik Lachance and Miguel Bernard would go on to represent Canada at the 2008 World Junior Curling Championships. At the World Juniors, they finished the round robin in first place with a 7-2 record, but lost 2 playoff games and had to settle for a bronze medal.

After his junior career, Dion would go on to play on the Quebec team at the 2010 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship. Dion played second on the team, which was skipped by Simon Hébert. The team finished the round robin with a 4-7 record.

In football, Dion played five seasons as a kicker with the Sherbrooke Vert et Or University football team. On October 6, 2012 he set a Canadian Interuniversity Sport record when kicked his 72nd career field goal, surpassing Aaron Ifield's previous record.

Dion was signed by the Alouettes on January 9, 2013. Later that month Dion played in his first Quebec Men's Provincial Curling Championship where he skipped a team to a 2-7 record.

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