• Sprints to first ITU World Cup win in Australia

    I claimed my first ITU World Cup win with an electrifying sprint in Mooloolaba, just pipping reigning champion Brad Kahlefeldt and another Frenchman, David Hauss, on the line in the first major event of the 2012 season. ( March, 2012).

  • Winner in Geelong (AUS) for the ITU Continental Cup.

    After shadowing with Will Clarke (GBR) on the last lap, I managed to kick away with the finish line in sight. ( March, 2012).


    After 2011, I won again in Wanaka for the Contact Tri Serie in Wanaka over a strong Kiwi field. (january 2012)


    After 2009, I won my 2nd national title. I am really pleased with my victory, it will give me the joy to lead into the Olympics as the French Champion! (September,2011).


    I answered the London call and secured my spot for the next Olympic Game by finishing 6th and 1st French in the Olympic Test event(August,2011).

jeudi 22 septembre 2011

5th in the World Championship Grand Final in Beijing

Hi guys,

After my win in Hannover ( GER), I flew to Beijing for the Grand Final of the 2011 World Champs.
It was the 4th time in China and previously I had some really poor performances there.
The challenge was to end the 2011 World Champs on a high and therefore close my Chinese nightmare ( I mean on the result side!).
Prior the event, I was feeling great and I spent my days training with my team mate David Hauss and both of us were ready to give a great race.
On the same course as the Olympics, I had a way better day than in 2008, I crossed the line in 5th only 30m from 2nd.
I am really happy that I am now able to race my best on the important days, I really well prepared that race after securing my Olympic Spot and it worked again!... Good feeling even if I would have been happy to get into the podium.
The Brownlee bros dominated today but now I can ear their breath, a challenging winter is ahead of me now!

I am not recovering from a stomach bug in order to be ready for the French National Champs in 10 days. Unfortunately, I won't be able to race in Yokohama...
Huge congratulation to Andrea who won the women race!!!

Bye Laurent

Full Resuts: Beijing Results
Photos: Courtesy of Delly Carr
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