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Claude Onesta: "We are already in the starting blocks for Paris 2024"


INTERVIEW - Director of high performance within the National Sports Agency, the former coach of the French handball team believes that the complicated context of the Games could bring happiness "to more enterprising and more opportunistic athletes".


- Last October, you presented your Blue Ambition program, which aims to fundamentally transform the French sports system in order to shine in Paris in 2024. Do you think you have succeeded in making it already partially efficient?

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Claude ONESTA.


Above all, I accept the fact that it will undoubtedly be imperfect.

My past has taught me to do everything possible to do the best possible, but then you have to accept that in sport, the outcome is always uncertain.

At the National Sports Agency, it is true that we have been at a forced speed practically since we have existed, in a world constrained by the health context.

Blue Ambition is a vision of what we want to do, and then there is the reality of where we are.

In addition, from one federation to another, the models are so different that we must meet each other, with an adaptability close to the perpetual big gap.

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Source: lefigaro

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