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Yemi Geoffrey
APITHY
BENIN
Age
29
05.04.1989
Weapon
  • Sabre
Handness
Right

Latest competitions

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
10 August 2016 Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
27
15 April 2016 Zone Championships
Alger (ALGERIA)
6
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Last opponent
Yemi Geoffrey
APITHY
Max
HARTUNG
vs
1
33% wins
Rank
41
BEN
2
67% wins
Rank
9
GER

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
09.09.2018 Tournoi satellite Satellite
Amsterdam (NETHERLANDS)
22.09.2018 Tournoi satellite Satellite
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
29.09.2018 Tournoi satellite Satellite
Gand (BELGIUM)
07.10.2018 Tournoi Satellite Satellite
Reykjavik (ICELAND)

Medal score (Individual only)

Gold Silver Bronze Total
Senior

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
09.09.2018 Tournoi satellite Satellite
Amsterdam (NETHERLANDS)
22.09.2018 Tournoi satellite Satellite
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
29.09.2018 Tournoi satellite Satellite
Gand (BELGIUM)

Results

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
2016-08-10 Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
27
2016-04-15 Zone Championships
Alger (ALGERIA)
6
2016-02-19 World Cup
Varsovie (POLAND)
71
2016-01-29 World Cup
Padoue (ITALY)
78
2015-10-30 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
109
2015-10-18 Satellite
Gand (BELGIUM)
17
2015-07-13 World Championship
Moscow (RUSSIA)
39
2015-06-14 Zone Championships
Le Caire (EGYPT)
2
2015-05-29 Grand Prix
Moscow (RUSSIA)
76
2015-05-01 World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
108
2014-11-21 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
71
2014-07-15 World Championship
Kazan (RUSSIA)
101
2014-06-22 Zone Championships
Le Caire (EGYPT)
2
2014-05-02 World Cup
Chicago (USA)
139
2013-08-05 World Championship
Budapest (HUNGARY)
42
2012-04-20 Zone Championships
Casablanca (MOROCCO)
5
2012-03-03 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
63
2011-10-09 World Championship
Catania (ITALY)
59
2009-02-15 World Cup
Dourdan (FRANCE)
45
2009-01-24 World Cup
Logrono (SPAIN)
34
2009-01-10 World Cup
Künzelsau (GERMANY)
41
2008-11-22 World Cup
Dormagen (GERMANY)
65
2008-10-12 World Cup
Sosnowiec (POLAND)
34
2008-02-17 World Cup
Dourdan (FRANCE)
26
2008-01-12 World Cup
Göppingen (GERMANY)
56
2008-01-06 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
36
2007-11-24 World Cup
Dormagen (GERMANY)
10
2007-10-14 World Cup
Sosnowiec (POLAND)
28
2007-02-18 World Cup
Dourdan (FRANCE)
65
2007-01-13 World Cup
Göppingen (GERMANY)
27
2007-01-07 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
36
2006-11-19 World Cup
Ariccia (ITALY)
81
2006-02-19 World Cup
Dourdan (FRANCE)
111
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Ranking

Season Ranking Points
Senior
2015/2016 41 − 7 35.0
2014/2015 34 + 6 44.0
2013/2014 40 + 140 39.0
2012/2013 180 − 123 5.0
2011/2012 57 + 108 24.0
2010/2011 165 5.0
Junior
2008/2009 133 − 61 6.0
2007/2008 72 + 67 16.0
2006/2007 139 + 261 6.0
2005/2006 400 0.0
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Information

Further Personal Information

Residence Dijon, FRA
Occupation Chiropodist
Languages French
Higher education Podiatry - Brussels Podiatry School: Belgium

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He first tried fencing as a child in Dijon, France.
Why this sport? He accompanied his brother to his training sessions and picked up the sport from there.
Club / Team Dijon CE: France
Name of coach Bolade Apithy [national, brother], FRA
Handedness Right

General Interest

Famous relatives His brother Bolade Apithy represented France in fencing at the 2015 European Championships in Montreux, Switzerland. He also served as Yemi's coach at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr, 02 Aug 2016; SportsDeskOnline, 23 Jun 2015; lunion.com, 01 Mar 2015)
Ambitions To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (francetvinfo.fr, 13 Mar 2016)
Other information OCCUPATION
He is a qualified podiatrist. (france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr, 02 Aug 2016)

DUAL NATIONALITY
He has both French and Beninese nationality. His father is from Benin. (france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr, 02 Aug 2016; bienpublic.com, 11 Dec 2014)
Awards and honours He was flag bearer for Benin at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (fie.org, 05 Aug 2016)
Last opponent
Yemi Geoffrey
APITHY
Max
HARTUNG
vs
1
33% wins
Rank
41
BEN
2
67% wins
Rank
9
GER
History
  • Jeux Olympiques (Rio de Janeiro) 2016-08-10 - JO - S - S
    APITHY Yemi Geoffrey HARTUNG Max
    9 15
  • Coupe de la Ville de Dourdan (Dourdan) 2008-02-17 - A - J - S
    APITHY Yemi Geoffrey HARTUNG Max
    1 5
  • Preis der Chemiestadt (Dormagen) 2007-11-24 - A - J - S
    APITHY Yemi Geoffrey HARTUNG Max
    5 1

OPPONENTS (FROM 2006)

Name Nationality Victories - Defeats
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