Camille Lecointre

Camille Lecointre (born 25 February 1985 in Harfleur) is a French sailor.

Camille Lecointre
Personal information
Birth nameCamille Lecointre
Full nameCamille Lecointre Kliger
Born25 February 1985 (1985-02-25) (age 36)
Harfleur, France

CareerEdit

Lecointre competed in the 470 class at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1][2] She finished fourth with Mathilde Géron in that event. She was a bronze medalist in 470 at the 2015 World Championships[3] and won the world title in 2016 with Hélène Defrance.[4] Lecointre and Defrance were selected to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics and they won the bronze medal in the women's 470 class.[5]

Lecointre and Aloïse Retornaz won the 470 European Championships in 2019 and 2021.[6] They also won the silver medal in 470 category at the 2019 Military World Games in Wuhan,[7] and win the final of the Sailing World Cup in Marseille.[8] Lecointre and Retornaz were awarded the 2019 Sailor of the Year award by the French Sailing Federation.[9] Lecointre and Retornaz won the bronze medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics in the women's 470 event.[10]

Personal lifeEdit

Lecointre is married to Israeli skipper Gideon Kliger with whom she has a son born in 2017.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Camille Lecointre". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Camille Lecointre". London2012.com. London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on 5 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Hélène Defrance et Camille Lecointre médaillées de bronze aux Mondiaux de 470". www.lequipe.fr. 17 October 2015. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Championnats du monde : La France a brillé". www.lequipe.fr. 28 February 2016. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  5. ^ "Les Françaises Camille Lecointre et Hélène Defrance décrochent le bronze en voile aux Olympiades de Rio" (in French). HuffPost. 18 August 2016.
  6. ^ "Voile. Camille Lecointre et Aloise Retornaz, championnes d'Europe de 470 à San Remo". www.ouest-france.fr. 14 May 2019. Retrieved 7 December 2019.
  7. ^ "Jeux mondiaux militaires: à 100 à l'heure!". www.sports.defense.gouv.fr. 22 October 2019. Retrieved 26 October 2019.
  8. ^ Olivier Clerc (9 June 2019). "Olympisme. Camille Lecointre et Aloïse Retornaz remportent la Coupe du monde de 470". www.ouest-france.fr. Retrieved 7 December 2019.
  9. ^ "Marin de l'année : le titre pour Camille Lecointre et Aloïse Retornaz". www.lequipe.fr. 7 December 2019. Retrieved 7 December 2019.
  10. ^ "Camille Lecointre et Aloïse Retornaz en bronze en 470 dans la confusion". www.lequipe.fr. 4 August 2021. Retrieved 4 August 2021.
  11. ^ Sandrine Lefèvre (30 March 2021). "Voile : Camille Lecointre va devoir vivre les JO de Tokyo sans son fils". www.leparisien.fr. Retrieved 4 August 2021.

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