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Rowing: the secrets of making oars of glory


STORY - The pair Androdias-Boucheron, 3rd blue gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics, is aiming for Paris 2024.

The fire of the day had long flooded the Sea Forest basin in Tokyo when an emotional French duo covered themselves with gold.

Matthieu Androdias (1.94 m; 94 kg) -Hugo Boucheron (1.95 m; 93 kg), 2nd row rugby physics attached to the oars to fly the boat and snatch the supreme gold, after the titles Europeans (2018 and 2021) and the world crown (2018).

After Sébastien Vieilledent and Adrien Hardy, titled at the Athens Olympic Games in 2004, French rowing regained the top step of the podium in a pair of sculls.

To discover

  • The full Olympic program

  • The Olympic medal table

To read also:

Matthieu Androdias and Hugo Boucheron in gold in rowing: "Our frustration, we made a fuel"

Androdias-Boucheron, forces that add up, born of underground months of toil and doubts.

Alexis Besançon, coach of the France team, deciphers: “

It is the fruit of six years of work.

The secret, like a lot of success at the highest level, is a lot of frustrations due to defeat or missed opportunities, like the Euro, last October, they could not materialize because Hugo contracted the Covid or in 2019, Hugo

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Source: lefigaro

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