Frenchmen Althea Laurin and Cyrian Ravet crowned European champions


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The Olympic bronze medalist from the last Tokyo Games won her second European title on Friday.

Taekwondo’s France is in great shape. At the European Championships in the discipline, in Manchester (United Kingdom), the French brought back two titles, Friday, 20 May, thanks to a man already known to the general public and a young nugget. The first is to the credit of Althea Laurin. The 20-year-old taekwondo player, a bronze medalist at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, won her second continental title since 2020, apart from 67kg, thanks to her performance in the final against Croatian Klepak (16-0).

but that’s not all. Earlier in the day, his equally young compatriot Cyrian Ravet (19) retained his title of European champion in the under 58kg category – third , Against Irish Woolly.

Taekwondo: Cyrian Ravet Double Reigning European Champion

Leonis also offered the audience in the room a real performance at the end of the fight, scoring six points in the final five seconds (12-5).

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