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Paralympic Games: Gwladys Lemoussu from Vendée Wins Bronze

Second in the  world championships and 3rd in the European Championship in 2016, Gwladys Lemoussu of Saint-Jean-de-Monts in the Vendée took 3rd place and the bronze medal at the Paralympic Games in Rio in the Triathlon …

The year 2016 has been that of excellence for paratriathlete Gwladys Lemoussu (born without a left forearm), from Saint-Jean-de-Monts in the Vendée with a Bronze medal in the Triathlon.

The athlete from the Vendée has indeed clinched the bronze medal at the Rio Paralympics after swimming 750m, cycling 20km and finishing running 5km, finishing in 3rd place behind American Grace Norman and Lauren Steadman from Columbia. 

After finishing in 5th place in the swimming, she managed to win on the bike course and then another through the run where she managed the third fastest time.

In the end, she takes 3rd place. A superb performance which follows, this season, second place at the world championships in Rotterdam (behind American Norman) and a third on the European Championship in Lisbon.

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