Lucie Décosse

Lucie Décosse (born 6 August 1981 in Chaumont) is a retired female French judoka.

Lucie Décosse
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Lucie Décosse during the French medal winners' parade 2012 Summer Olympics
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Born (1981-08-06) 6 August 1981 (age 40)


Décosse competed in the half-middleweight (57–63 kg) category until 2008. Thereafter, she switched to the middleweight (63–70 kg) category. She was ranked number one in the world in both categories.

Décosse won a total of 13 medals (8 of them gold) at the Olympic Games, the World Judo Championships and the European Judo Championships. She won the most important medal of her career - the middleweight (63–70 kg) gold medal - at the 2012 Olympic Games.

Décosse retired from judo after losing her bronze medal match against South Korea's Kim Seong-Yeon at the 2013 World Judo Championships in Rio de Janeiro.[1]



  1. ^ "Décosse prend sa retraite sur un échec". 30 August 2013.

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