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Romain Cannone: "Olympic gold has not changed my life financially"


Olympic epee champion this summer in Tokyo, the 24-year-old Frenchman confides in Le Figaro on his new status and his new life.

The Olympic hit of the summer.

Originally selected as a simple replacement for the French épée team, Romain Cannone took advantage of a favorable combination of circumstances - the ousting of Daniel Jerent due to a problem surrounding a positive doping control - to discover his first Games and create a surprise by becoming Olympic champion, he who had never won a major international individual competition before.

A little over two months later, in the wake of an already winning comeback during a competition at Livry-Gargan, the swordsman confided in Le Figaro, with a smile and humility.

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Romain, a little over two months after Tokyo, how does the Olympic epee champion feel?

Romain Cannone:

I have a very simple answer: everything is going very well (smile).

I won my recovery competition at Livry-Gargan, which is very positive after a very intense recovery with many requests.

At the same time, my return to the Skema Businees

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Source: lefigaro

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