Alexis Hanquinquant won the Paralympic champion in the PTS4 triathlon on Saturday, allowing France to claim their third title in Tokyo. Relive his race on video.
Alexian Cancan is the new king of triathlon. The French won the Paralympic title in Tokyo on Saturday August 28. Rouen, 35, thus offers himself the best medals for his first Paralympic Games. This will see France take eleven medals, including a third gold, following Dorian Foulon’s title in Friday’s C5 pursuit and Alexander Lute’s title in Thursday’s C2 pursuit.
Three-time World and European Champion Alexi Ankankan was a favorite of the event and was able to maintain his position without worry. He finished 3 minutes earlier than rivals Hideki Uda (3: 47) and Spaniard Alejandro Sanchez Palomero (4’26). .. Alexis Hanquinquant also marks the history of French triathlon, as it is France’s first title in the field, both at the Olympic Games and at the Paralympic Games.
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