Loana Lecomte at the Mountain Bike World Cup event in Leogang, Austria on June 13. (JFK / AFP)

Difficult to find in another discipline such a dominatrix. Maybe in downhill skiing, on slalom and giant, the Mikaela Shiffrin of the best seasons, and more. Loana Lecomte, who could well celebrate her 22nd birthday with an Olympic gold medal around her neck on August 8, turned the hierarchies in cross-country mountain biking upside down when she arrived. In 2019. Before going to Japan, the young Savoyard flew over the World Cup for her specialty this season with a poker game of four wins in four competitions, increased by € ???? a title of champion of France.

Lecomte has an early appetite for victories. She won her first participation in a World Cup event, in 2019. Holding the European and world titles in her age category (Under-18s, minus 23 years old), she dreamed of being able to go to the Tokyo Olympics. The dream has come true and she â ?? ¦