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Queen Clarisse Agbegnenou invites you for Paris

3 Feb 2020 09:30

 Mark Pickering - IJF    JudoHeroes
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Year of reckoning for the Queen of Bercy Agbegnenou who could go down as the greatest female French judoka of all time in 2020. Four-time and reigning world champion Clarisse Agbegnenou (FRA) can seal her legacy by winning the Olympics this summer.

Agbegnenou, 27, has won more world titles than any Frenchwoman in history and in France is only behind to the phenom Teddy Riner.

The seven-time Grand Slam winner took silver at her first Games in 2016 but has matured a lot since then and wrapped up every world title at stake in this Tokyo 2020 cycle having dominated the IJF’s crown jewel in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

The French superstar will have her home crowd in a frenzy every time she walks out into the field of play as she bids for her sixth Paris Grand Slam title.

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