Performances by Team ENGIE athletes in September
Every month, get the latest news of the 8 athletes supported by ENGIE as part of the new Performance Pact for 2020. The goal is to give them the energy they need to prepare with confidence for next year’s Olympic Games. First they will be aiming to qualify, then they can dream of a medal.
Élodie Clouvel (Modern Pentathlon): success in the mixed relay
Another disappointment for our athlete. After a poor European Championships in which she came 34th, Élodie Clouvel traveled to Budapest for the world championships with her eyes on the gold medal.
She qualified to reach the final, but unfortunately she was once again was let down by the show-jumping event and was able to finish no better then sixth.
Despite this disappointment, she nonetheless came back the following day to take the silver medal in the mixed relay world championship alongside her boyfriend, Valentin Belaud.
Just a few days later, Élodie Clouvel once again won the mixed relay at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow.
The ENGIE-sponsored athlete is currently ranked world number 3.
Cassandre Beaugrand (Triathlon): from success to success
On September 21, Cassandre turned in an excellent performance at the Grand Prix de La Baule, equivalent to the French championships.
The Team ENGIE triathlete won not only the individual event, but also the team event.
In excellent form, she then followed up by confirming her ranking in the Super League competition in Jersey.
As winner of the event, Cassandre took the pink jersey marking her as leader of the overall standings.
Pauline Ado (surf): a slight disappointment after her triumph
Pauline Ado, after taking a 7th championship European WSL title on the Basque coast in August, returned to competition in Galicia at the Abanca Galicia Classic Surf Pro.
After a strong first round, she was unfortunately knocked out of the competition in the next round, losing to another French competitor, Johanne Defay.
The surfer is now preparing for next season.
Pierre Le Coq (windsurfing): success a year from the Olympics
Lake Garda, in Torbole, Italy, was the magnificent setting for the RS:X windsurf championships on September 22.
Pierre Le Coq achieved a remarkable performance.
After coming through qualifications without a hitch, the Team ENGIE athlete left Italy with a bronze medal.
A very encouraging result with a year to go before the Tokyo Olympics.
Luka Mkheidze (judo): an encouraging third place
At the European Open in Luxembourg, Luka put in an encouraging bronze medal performance.
This third place gives him an extra boost in his efforts to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.