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European Championships 2022: historic triple for the French in triathlon, Léo Bergère gold medal – franceinfo

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The new European champion won ahead of his compatriots Pierre Le Corre and Dorian Coninx on Saturday in Munich. Article written by Published on 08/13/2022 17:45 Updated on 08/13/2022 18:10 Reading time: 1 min. Historical. Léo Bergère became European triathlon champion in Munich (Germany), on Saturday August 13, at the top of a 100% tricolor podium, completed by Pierre Le Corre (+8″) and Dorian Coninx (+15″). Starting well in the swim, the French took the lead during the 40 km of cycling and never let go. After accelerating in the sixth kilometer of the race, Léo Bergère gave way to his compatriots and flew to victory. “Between having the goal of winning and doing it, there is often a gap, so today I’m really happy. It’s an effort that the three of us made together, from swimming,” said reacted to the microphone of France Televisions the new European champion at the end of his race. Double mixed relay world champion in 2019 and 2020, the 26-year-old triathlete won his first continental title. The fourth Frenchman entered in the event, Tom Richard, finished 32nd in the event, 4’08 from the lead. Thanks to this exceptional race, the tricolor triathlon collects three additional medals during these championships, after Emma Lombardi’s bronze on Friday. This is the very first time in history that French triathletes have achieved the treble in European championships. Share: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share by mail Share the link articles on the same theme on the same theme related subjects Vu d’Europe Every day Franceinfo selects content from European public audiovisual media, members of Eurovision. These contents are published in English or French. sponsored content

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