A few minutes after her victory in the final against Andreja Leski, Clarisse Agbegnenou did not hide her pride in becoming world champion for the sixth time, just under a year after the birth of her daughter.
Clarisse Agbegnenou did not miss her return to the fore. While her results in Tel Aviv last February did not live up to her expectations, the double Olympic champion achieved the goal she had set for herself, that of returning from Doha with a sixth gold medal. world around your neck. Following her success against Andreja Leski in the under 63kg final, the native of Rennes did not hide her emotion. ” I couldn’t ask for moresaid Clarisse Agbegnenou at the microphone of The team channel. I knew the path was going to be very, very hard. I’m back, just over ten months after giving birth. ” Aware that he “still has things to work on” on the way to Paris 2024 and a possible third Olympic title, the Habs said he was “proud, proud of (his) daughter and of the people who (l)’ surround”.
SHE DID IT !!! WORLD CHAMPION !!! Clarisse Agbegnenou wins her 6th world title! 🤩👑
What a day !!! Well done Clarissa! 👏🇫🇷#JudoWorlds #GoLesBleus #FierdEtreJudoka pic.twitter.com/xRpndvkRQn
— France Judo (@francejudo) May 10, 2023
Agbegnenou: “I told my daughter that I was going to bring her the medal”
A title of world champion which comes after a period of doubt linked to her return to competition after her pregnancy. ” This is the most difficult title. That’s for sure ! I worked a lot to get there. I cried a lot too. But it’s really the most beautiful of my titles, said Clarisse Agbegnenou after this great happiness. I told my daughter that I was going to bring her the medal, that I was going to put it around her neck. And there I can do it. Thing promised, thing due. “A worldwide success which comes a few weeks after very strong tensions with the French Judo Federation around the outfit she had to wear with the France team, which she wanted to forget during the competition. ” I’m not here to take revenge, she said. I’m happy to have put things aside a bit in my head, to have gone for it, to have continued to work with my whole team. I closed my blinders, I went. Everything works without problems. We are going there and we are moving forward for Paris 2024. Clarisse Agbegnenou’s rivals have been warned.