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FAVA Alex

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Rank27
Pts62.00
Age30
HandR

Personal Information

Residence Paris, FRA

Occupation Athlete, Communications Professional

Languages French

Higher education Communications Management - ESCP Europe: Paris, FRA

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup-1-1
Paris (FRANCE), 2014-05-02
Grand Prix-1-1
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2018-03-23

Sport Specific Information

Club / Team Saint-Gratien CE: Saint-Gratien, FRA

Name of coach Sebastien Barrois [national], FRA

Handedness Right

General Interest

Nicknames Favelas (escrime-saintgratien.org, 2011)

Injuries He sustained a wrist injury in a bout with fellow Frenchman Yannick Borel at the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, Republic of Korea. (leparisien.fr, 11 May 2018)

In 2014 he sustained a cerebral haemorrhage. (leparisien.fr, 11 May 2018)

He suffered from pain in his wisdom teeth at the 2014 Challenge SNCF [National Society of French Railways] Reseau in France. He went on to place second at the event. (lequipe.fr, 11 May 2018)

Other information OCCUPATION
He balances his work as an athlete with his job as a communications officer at BRED Banque populaire, a bank in France. "People think that [high-level athletes] are rolling in cash, that they find a job in their sport once their career is finished. It's neither one nor the other for me." (LinkedIn profile, 2018; celsalab.fr, 08 Dec 2017)

OTHER STUDIES
He has also studied law at the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne in Reims, France, and journalism at the Training Centre for Journalists in Paris, France. (LinkedIn profile, 2018)

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