The track cyclist Alexandre Léauté won, Thursday, August 26, the first gold medal of the Blues at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo. The Frenchman has won the C2 individual pursuit event and broke the discipline’s world record, a three-kilometer race between two participants. The 20-year-old Breton won gold ahead of Australian Darren Hicks with a time of 3 minutes and 31 seconds.
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On Wednesday the French delegation had already won two medals : cyclist Marie Patouillet won bronze, and swimmer Ugo Didier, silver.