His career, his season: everything you need to know about Marc-Antoine Olivier before the Tokyo Olympics (July 23 – August 8).
His career In Tokyo, Marc-Antoine Olivier will hunt for gold, the only metal he has not yet conquered over the 10 km. In Rio, five years ago, Olivier won the bronze medal. Then, at the 2019 Worlds, he was adorned with money, being only beaten by the touchline by Florian Wellbrock. A year later, at the World Cup in Doha, Marc-Antoine Olivier slapped the German and his other rivals, winning by 13 seconds. Stéphane Lecat, the boss of French open water, ranks him in the top 2 in the world today.
His season Marc-Antoine Olivier’s year is already very rich. Over 10 km, the French won the silver medal at the European Championships. The race took place in conditions very far from those of Tokyo, since the water was at 16 degrees, while in Japan, it is announced at 30. Olivier also won again at the World Cup of Doha. And he showed he was comfortable in the pool, improving his personal bests in the 800m and 1,500m. Over these distances, he even became the fourth French performer.
His main opponent After being crowned Olympic champion in basin, over 1,500 m, at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Gregorio Paltrinieri will try to win a gold medal in open water (only the Tunisian Oussama Mellouli achieved such a double, in 2012). The Italian has already started his season well, since at the European Championships, he won three titles, including the 10 km. His experience in the pool allows him to have a burst of speed which makes him one of the favorites for the title. Only downside: Paltrinieri fell victim to mononucleosis at the end of June.
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