As he tries to win a new heavyweight world championship title on Saturday, Teddy Riner is at the heart of an environmental controversy.
Three days after Clarisse Agbegnenou, crowned for the sixth time less than a year after the birth of her granddaughter, Teddy Riner also hopes to add a page to her incredible legend. But one year before the Paris Olympic Games, these world championships in Doha are above all a test against the best judokas of the moment. The tricolor heavyweight necessarily sees further than these Qatari Worlds.
The native of Abymes also seems to have allowed himself a trip to Madrid on Tuesday to witness the clash between Real Madrid and Manchester City in the semi-final first leg of the Champions League. In any case, this is what the round trip of his private jet between Paris and the Spanish capital suggests. A trip denounced by the laviondebernard account, followed by nearly 100,000 subscribers on Instagram.
The laviondebernard account has been in the habit for two years of pinning down the travels of certain businessmen, in the forefront of which Bernard Arnault, able to take the plane to make a trip between Bordeaux and Arcachon or between Rennes and Dinard, so that a car or the train can make such journeys in less than an hour.
EELV called for a ban on private jet flights
The subject has become particularly sensitive and environmentalists have not failed to seize it by presenting a bill to the National Assembly to ban private jet flights in France. “There are symbols. Everyone is now being asked to make an effort and there is a bubble of people who can go in their private jets, drink champagne and play golf on watered grounds. recently justified the national secretary of the party of Europe Ecology-The Greens, Marine Tondelier, adding: “It’s not anti-rich but pro-climate. »
According to Le Monde, Teddy Riner is one of ten French athletes to have his own private jet, a Falcon 900EX that can accommodate a dozen people. Its list price is announced at 32 million euros.