Their career, their season: everything you need to know about Hugo Boucheron and Matthieu Androdias before the Tokyo Olympics (July 23 – August 8). Their careers Hugo Boucheron and Matthieu Androdias have already experienced the Olympic Games together. In Rio de Janeiro in 2016, they were finalists in a couple, their favorite boat. A good result given that their association was only a year and a half old. Since then, the two men have come a long way. Boucheron and Androdias were twice crowned European champions and above all they had won the world title in 2018 in Plovdiv (Bulgaria), after a masterful final: the two Frenchmen had taken the lead from the first quarter of the race. and hadn’t let go. Their technical sheet Hugo Boucheron Age: 28 years Record: World champion 2018, European champion 2018 and 2021 Participation in the Olympic Games: 2016 (sixth) Matthieu Androdias Age: 31 years Record: World champion 2018, European champion 2018 and 2021 Participation in the Olympic Games : 2012 (semi-finalist), 2016 (sixth) Their season Boucheron and Androdias started well in 2021, after having suffered a lot in previous seasons. From a sporting point of view, Boucheron ill, they had not managed to reach the final of the 2019 Worlds. And they were then both affected by the Covid-19, which resulted in their forfeit for the Championships of Europe 2020. But the two French won their second continental title in April in Varese (Italy), leaving their dolphins more than two seconds behind. Then they confirmed the title, winning at the Zagreb World Cup stage in May. On the other hand, they were clearly dominated during the regattas in Lucerne (sixth and last in the final). Their program in Tokyo Friday July 23: series Saturday July 24: repechage (possible) Monday July 26: semi-finals (possible) Wednesday July 28: final (possible) read also The complete program of rowing at the Olympic Games in Tokyo Their main opponent In the quest for the gold medal, Hugo Boucheron and Matthieu Androdias will have to rub shoulders with Liu Zhiyu and Zhang Liang. The Chinese took over from them at the World Championships in 2019 in Ottensheim (Austria). And they have also shown in the World Cup this season, winning in Lucerne in May. Liu will discover the Olympic Games in Tokyo, while Zhang will be in his third Olympic Games, after 2008 and 2012. read also All the news about the Olympic Games

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