Saturday, June 4 took place in Mèze, in the Hérault, the French championships for adapted judo, competition, in which participated Gwenn Fontanini, an Aveen fighter who won a silver medal.
At 48, Gwenn has had the taste of victory in her mouth since 2018. Then dismissed from the Judo club in Brevel, he climbed the top step of the podium in Aurillac and won the gold medal.
Since then, an injury in 2019, then the Covid have blocked the progress of the athlete, Avéen for a year, without however cutting back on his determination He looks back on his journey: “I’m going to train again to progress and regain the title I just lost, but first I would like to pass my 2e and. »
Black belt since 2016, Gwenn was even spotted for the France team and now shoots as a veteran 2 in less than 90 kg. In Mèze, the competition was tough and we had to fight after a first fight lost against Yann Dallet, the one who will become champion of France.
The first fight I was too stressed because it was the resumption after long months. Yann and I know each other, we’ve met a dozen times, but that didn’t work. I’m waiting for my revenge warns Gwenn.