Sports Literary Awards unveil their lists

Who will succeed Mathieu Palain (don’t stop running, ed. the iconoclast), Thierry Frémaux (Judoka, ed. Stock) and Virginie Troussier (In the middle of summer, an invincible winter, ed. Guerin)? Prix ​​Sport Scriptum, Grand Prix “Sport & Littérature”, Prix Jules Rimet, the main awards for sports literature are once again at stake this autumn. And now, we know the lists of works selected this year, while the names of the winners should be revealed in November.

Supported by the FDJ, the Sport Scriptum Prize has thus retained: Alice Milliat: Olympic pioneerby Didier Quella-Guyot and Laurent Lessous (ed. little by little); boxing peopleby Pierre Ballester (ed. Hugo Sport), The Armbandby Luc Briand (ed. Plein Jour); The Auschwitz Swimmerby Renaud Leblond (published by l’Archipel); Home Platoonby Paul Fournel (ed. du Seuil) and aquatic natureby Guillaume Néry (ed. Arthaud).

For its “Grand Prix”, the Association of Sports Writers has chosen: Jean-Claude’s Marathonby Cyrille Martinez, (ed. Verticales); I still don’t know if I like boxingby Brice Faradji (ed. Jean-Claude Lattès); The Asses-reptilesMahamat-Saleh Haroun (ed. Gallimard); Stewardshipby Vincent Deudon (ed. of the Volcano), 21 turnsby Fred Poulet (ed. Highlighted); Breaststroke Syndromeby Julia Mattera (ed. Flammarion); The Auschwitz Swimmerby Renaud Leblond (published by l’Archipel); Freestyleby Lucas Menget, (Equateur ed.); Chlorineby Bruno Giroux (ed. Talent) and The back heartby Arnaud Dudek (ed. Les Avrils).

Sponsored by Red Star and the Jean-Luc Lagardère Foundation, the Jules Rimet Prize will be played between: The Armbandby Luc Briand (ed. Plein Jour); The Asses-reptilesMahamat-Saleh Haroun (ed. Gallimard); The chance of my lifeby Théo Curin (ed. Flammarion); Lightweightby Mick Kitson (ed. Métailié); Freestyleby Lucas Menget, (Equateur ed.) and The Ghosts of Sevilleby Didier Tronchet (ed. La Fosse aux Ours).

Among these selections, Luc Briand, with The ArmbandLucas Menget, avec FreestyleRenaud Leblond, with The Swimmer of Auschwitz, and Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, with The Asses-reptilesstand out thanks to their two nominations.



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