Residence Paris, FRA
Occupation Armed Forces, Athlete, Student
Higher education Coaching, Sport Studies - University Paris-Est Creteil: France
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When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing at age nine in Paris, France. At age 16 she joined a national junior training programme in southern France before moving to the National Institute of Sport, Expertise and Performance [INSEP] in Paris at age 19.
Why this sport? She discovered the sport after there was a fencing demonstration at her school. "I loved it from the start and signed up to a club the following year. I love the combat and duel aspect of the sport, which demands a lot of concentration, determination, coordination, precision, endurance, and self-control. There are a lot of values in fencing that I admire a lot."
Club / Team Melun Val de Seine [CMVS]: France
Name of coach Emeric Clos [national], FRA
Training Regime She trains at the National Institute of Sport, Expertise and Performance [INSEP] in Paris, France.
Nicknames Paulette (escrime-ffe.fr, 22 Jun 2018)
Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 03 Jun 2019)
Other information OCCUPATION
In 2018 she joined the French army through the 'Army of Champions' initiative for elite athletes. "After the Olympic Games in Tokyo  I will need to find a job, but in the meantime I benefit from a contract with the French army through to Paris 2024 [Olympic Games], so that is one area where I can think about a professional career." (LinkedIn profile, 01 Jan 2019)
In January 2018 she began studying for a master's in business administration [MBA] at the Sport Management School [SMS] in Courbevoie, France. "I expect to graduate in December 2019, which should leave me time to prepare adequately for the 2020 [Olympic] Games in Tokyo." (Instagram profile, 03 Jun 2019; LinkedIn profile, 01 Jan 2019; diplomeo.com, 30 Oct 2018)
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