Judokas Teddy Riner and Clarisse Agbegnenou, headliners of French judo and double medalists at the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games, hinted that they could participate in the 2024 Olympics in Paris, Monday at the Trocadero.
I'm not stopping yet,
" exclaimed Teddy Riner in front of a crowd gathered in the fan-zone installed on the famous square in the 16th arrondissement to celebrate the many medals gleaned by the French judo delegation.
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We fought too hard to get this Paris-2024 candidacy.
We have the Games and I intend to take advantage of them and live these Games to the full and do everything possible to be present,
”added the five-time Olympic medalist, who will be 35 years old in 2024.
Agbegnenou lounge chair
The other medal-winning judokas in Tokyo were at his side, in front of more than a thousand people giving voice to celebrate the harvest achieved by the French, and particularly the team victory conquered Saturday against the Japanese.
Like Riner, Clarisse Agbegnenou also played the driver's seat, after her two Olympic titles, in her -63 kg and team category. At 28, the one who was the flag bearer of the French delegation also hinted that she should defend the colors of France, at home, in 2024: "
I hope we will continue like this for a long time, we have a gold medal to pick up in Paris,
”she said, moved, to the other members of the team.