Estelle Mossely made Friday at the French women’s boxing’s first Olympic title in history and succeeds Brahim Asloum, the last French to win a gold medal in 2000 in Sydney.
The day of his 24 years, Estelle Mossely, fighting in the -60 kg category, defeated after a very hooked final the Chinese Yin Junhua.
The licensed Red Star Champigny (Val de Marne) lost the first two rounds before singularly raise the aggression slider to force a decision in the last four minutes.
“I’m too emotional , she commented at the microphone of France Televisions. I gave everything.I go down in history as the first French woman in Olympic boxing champion. “
A model career
It thus took the fourth medal for the French boxers to the 2016 Olympics, after money Sofiane Oumiha (-60 kg) and bronze Souleymane Cissoko (-69 kg) and Mathieu Bauderlique (-81 kg). And the exceptional harvest of the Blues is not finished since Sarah Ourahmoune pledged Saturday in the final of the -51 kg and Tony Yoka, the companion of Mossely in the 91 kg final Sunday.
The gold medal award the route model Mossely, a relentless hard worker who also leads a brilliant career.
Bachelor at 17, she is an engineer, computer scientist for the Allianz insurance group, where she was hired at the end of his training school.
In parallel, it has awarded this year’s world title in its class.
“If I have any advice to give is believe in your dreams, work hard to get there. One day, it even pays for the biggest dreams “ , she said Friday.