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Tokyo Olympics: key figures for Clarisse Agbégnénou's Olympic coronation


The tricolor flag carrier won her first Olympic coronation this Tuesday in Tokyo. The opportunity to come back in figures on a tan victory


This is the number of medals brought back by the French judo team.

After the silver of Amandine Buchard and Sarah-Léonie Cysique, and the bronze Luka Mkheidze, Agbégnénou offered the first gold medal to this decidedly successful delegation.

Until Teddy Riner's day!


The French judokate won her second Olympic medal.

The world number 1 was a silver medalist in Rio in 2016, before being crowned this year in Tokyo.


Agbégnénou becomes the 5th French flag bearer to become Olympic champion.

Philippe Réboud was crowned in team fencing in Seoul in 1988. In 1996, Marie-José Perec shone in Atlanta by signing two gold medals in 200m and 400m.

This is the third time this has happened for judo after David Douillet in 2000 in Sydney and Teddy Riner in 2016 in Rio.


A visibly lucky number.

The Frenchwoman has already obtained five titles of world champion but also of European champion.

Clarisse Agbégnénou is now Olympic champion, and reigning world champion.


The tricolor judokate had only been defeated once after her loss in Rio in 2016. It was in December 2019, during the final of the Qingdao Masters, against the Japanese Nami Nabekura.


It was the ninth time that Clarisse Agbégnénou faced Slovenian Tina Trstenjak.

In the balance sheet of the fights, the French now dominates six victories to three, and has won the last four clashes.


This is the fifteenth Olympic title in judo for the French delegation.


The French flag bearer becomes the seventh woman gold medalist in judo after Cécile Nowak, Cathy Fleury in 1992, Marie-Claire Restoux in 1996, Séverine Vandenhende in 2000, Lucie Décosse in 2012 and Émilie Andéol in 2016.


years old, his age.

The judokate could therefore still be in contention in three years for the Olympic Games in Paris 2024. A second Olympic title is possible, even if it is still far away.


m, its height.

The perfect template for its category.

Hyperoffensive, the Habs are used to dominating their opponents with their agility and footwork.


kg, its weight.

The judokate is part of the welterweight category (-63 kg).

This is the second French winner in this category after Séverine Vandenhende in Sydney in 2000.

Source: leparis

All sports articles on 2021-07-27

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