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Erwann Le Péchoux (born 13 January 1982) is a French foil fencer, four-time team World champion (2005, 2006, 2007, and 2014) and 2014 European team champion. He competed in the individual and team foil events at the 2004 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Olympics and the individual foil at the 2008 where the Men's team foil event did not take place.[1]

Erwann Le Péchoux
Erwann Le Pechoux Master de fleuret 2014 t203411.jpg
Le Péchoux at the 2014 Master de fleuret
Personal information
Nickname(s)Petit Homme
Country representedFrance
Born (1982-01-13) 13 January 1982 (age 37)
Pertuis, Vaucluse, France
Weapon(s)Foil
Handleft-handed
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
National coach(es)Franck Boidin
FIE rankingcurrent raking

Le Péchoux is married to Tunisian foil fencer Inès Boubakri.[2] Since Muslim women are forbidden to marry non-Muslim men he converted to Islam to marry her.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Erwann Le Péchoux Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 16 December 2012. Retrieved 4 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Il fiorettista francese Erwann Le Pechoux ha sposato oggi la collega tunisina Ines Boubakri, bronzo mondiale a Kazan". Pianeta Scherma. 2 August 2014.
  3. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOqZktEQyQ8

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