And two for Kevin Mayer. After the FDJ, the double decathlon world champion was present in Paris on Monday as an ambassador for Bridgestone, a world Olympic and Paralympic partner. For the leader in mobility solutions and tires, if athletes perform, it is not thanks to luck, but thanks to hard work.
This is the whole purpose of the brand's new European campaign, which presented its new ambassadors whom it accompanies in their quest for the Olympic Holy Grail. In addition to Kevin Mayer, were notably present the triple Paralympic medalist in athletics, Mandy François-Elie, the double Olympic medalist in judo Amandine Buchard, the double Olympic medalist in fencing Manon Apithy-Brune, and the surfer Pauline Ado at a distance, currently at the ISA World Championships in California.
Before leaving to train for the Games, Mayer will stop by "Demain Le Sport" this Thursday from 10 a.m. as part of a round table devoted to the Paris Olympic Games with the Minister of Sports, Amélie Oudéa. -Castéra, Tony Estanguet, boss of the 2024 Olympics, and Sandrine Martinet, standard bearer of the 2021 Paralympic Olympics, in particular. "It's always interesting to talk about the challenges for society two years from an event like the Games in our country, explained Mayer, world champion decathlon in Eugene (USA), this summer. The challenge is to transmit all the richness of sport. What I learned from my sports experiences. »