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MERTINE Julien

foil
Rank48
Pts21.000
Age34
HandR

Personal Information

Family Wife Anne-Sophie, daughter Chloe, son Baptiste

Residence Rueil-Malmaison, FRA

Occupation Athlete

Languages French

License number 25061988004

Club

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup2-35
La Havane (CUBA), 2012-06-29Copenhague (DENMARK), 2010-01-16
Bonn (GERMANY), 2019-11-08Séoul (KOREA), 2013-04-26
Paris (FRANCE), 2018-01-19
Grand Prix1-12
Anaheim, California (USA), 2019-03-15Tokyo (JAPAN), 2013-05-04

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He took up the sport at age five in Mantes-la-Jolie, France.

Why this sport? Fencing was a popular sport in his family as his father was maitre d'armes [master of arms] at the Cercle d'Escrime de Rueil-Malmaison club in France.

Club / Team CE Rueil-Malmaison: France

Name of coach Emeric Clos [national], FRA; Amir Shabakehsaz [national], FRA

Handedness Right

General Interest

Nicknames Juju (escrime-ffe.fr, 01 Jan 2020)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in team foil at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Facebook profile, 07 Sep 2021, 25 Aug 2021)

Awards and honours In 2021 he received the National Order of the Legion of Honour [the highest French order of merit] in the degree of Cavalier from the president of France. (Facebook profile, 14 Sep 2021; legifrance.gouv.fr, 08 Sep 2021)

Famous relatives His father Philippe has worked as head coach at the Cercle d'Escrime de Rueil-Malmaison club in France. (escrime-rueil.fr, 19 Oct 2017; escrime-ffe.fr, 24 Jan 2013)

Other information COACH
He has worked as assistant maitre d'armes [master of arms] at the Cercle d'Escrime de Rueil-Malmaison club in France. (escrime-rueil.fr, 19 Oct 2017; escrime-ffe.fr, 24 Jan 2013)

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