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Olympic Games: a first impression of blue, white and red in trompe-l'oeil

2021-08-01T15:44:15.968Z

ANALYSIS - With 21 medals on the clock, France is almost in the same lap as in Rio. Except that the sequel should not be so glorious ...



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So far, everything is going well… from an accounting point of view.

With 21 medals on Sunday evening after the first nine days of competition, the French delegation is almost in time for Rio, five years ago, where the counter stood at 22. However, with a gold deficit, only four titles in Tokyo against seven in the city carioca.

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Nothing to worry about, then?

Unfortunately, it is.

Without denying the ability of the Games to generate good surprises, it would however take a real miracle to see France leave the Japanese capital with 40 medals or more.

Back on the first half of the competition which carried its share of emotions, satisfactions, disillusions as Paris 2024 looms on the horizon.

Fencing continues its tradition

If judo was the number 1 provider of French medals in this first week with a total of eight podiums, including two titles for Clarisse Agbegnenou and the team competition, fencing stood up to it, in the Makuhari Messe,

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Source: lefigaro

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