kids encyclopedia robot

Clarisse Agbegnenou facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Clarisse Agbegnenou
Clarisse Agbegnenou.jpeg
Agbegnenou at the 2014 World Championships
Personal information
Nationality French
Born 25 October 1992 (1992-10-25) (age 28)
Rennes, France
Height 164 cm
Sport
Country France
Sport Judo
Weight class –63 kg
Club Judo Club Escales of Argenteuil
Coached by Ahcène Goudjil (club)
Larbi Benboudaoud (national)

Clarisse Agbegnenou (born 25 October 1992) is a French judoka. Competing in the −63 kg weight division she won the European title in 2013, the world title in 2014, an Olympic silver medal in 2016, and an Olympic gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics in July 2021.

Life

Agbegnenou was born to Togolese parents; she holds a dual citizenship and maintains strong ties to both countries. Togo's president Faure Gnassingbe personally congratulated her after she won the 2014 world title.

She was silver medalist at the 2016 Summer Olympics and gold medalist at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Medals

Olympics

World Championships

  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2021 World Championships in Budapest.
  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2019 World Championships in Tokyo.
  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2018 World Championships in Baku.
  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest.
  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2014 World Championships in Chelyabinsk.
  • 2 Silver Medal at the 2013 World Championships in Rio de Janeiro.
  • 2 Silver Medal at the 2015 World Championships in Astana.
  • 1 Team Gold Medal at the 2011 World Championships in Paris.
  • 3 Bronze Medal at the 2011 Junior World Championships.

European Championships

  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2020 European Championships in Prague.
  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2019 European Championships in Minsk.
  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2018 European Championships in Tel Aviv.
  • 1 2008 European Cadet Champion
  • 3 Bronze Medal at the 2012 European Championships in Chelyabinsk.
  • 2 Team Silver Medal at the 2012 European Championships in Chelyabinsk.
  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2013 European Championships in Budapest.

National French Championships

  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2012 National French Championships.
  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2010 National French Championships.
  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2009 National French Championships.

Miscellaneous

  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2020 Paris Grand Slam.
  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2019 Paris Grand Slam.
  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2018 Guangzhou World Masters.
  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2018 Paris Grand Slam.
  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2016 Paris Grand Slam.
  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2014 Paris Grand Slam.
  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2013 Paris Grand Slam.
  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2010 Tokyo Grand Slam.
  • 1 Gold Medal at the 2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
  • 2 Silver Medal at the 2019 Qingdao World Masters.
  • 2 Silver Medal at the 2012 Düsseldorf Grand Prix.
  • 2 Silver Medal at the 2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
kids search engine
Clarisse Agbegnenou Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.