VITALIS Coraline


Personal Information

Residence Paris, FRA

Occupation Athlete

Languages Creole, French, Spanish

License number 09051995000


World Cup2--2
La Havane (CUBA), 2018-01-19
Vancouver (CANADA), 2023-12-07
Zone Championships1--1
Düsseldorf (GERMANY), 2019-06-19
Grand Prix-112
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL), 2015-05-23Budapest (HUNGARY), 2019-03-08
Genève (SWITZERLAND), 2016-10-02

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing at age seven at the Chevalier de Saint-Georges club in Le Gosier, in the French overseas territory of Guadeloupe.

Why this sport? "I discovered fencing at an open tryout. I fell in love immediately. When I won my first regional competition, my belief that this sport was for me grew stronger."

Club / Team Levallois SC: France

Training Regime She trains at the National Institute of Sport, Expertise and Performance [INSEP] in Paris, France.

Handedness Right

General Interest

Nicknames Co (Twitter profile, 10 Apr 2021)

Hobbies Taking care of her dog, reading, going to the cinema. (coralinevitalis.com, 19 Jun 2019)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in individual epee at the 2019 European Championships in Dusseldorf, Germany. (Instagram profile, 31 Dec 2019)

Hero / Idol French fencer Laura Flessel-Colovic. (info-levallois.com, 15 May 2015)

Sporting philosophy / motto "Throughout all these years, fencing has brought me a balance between rigour and letting go. But above all, this sport has developed in me the desire to win in all circumstances. This discipline has taught me that nothing is ever lost in advance and you always have to believe. Fencing instils in me respect and solidarity, because even though it is an individual sport, your opponent is always an ally in moving forward." (coralinevitalis.com, 19 Jun 2019)

Awards and honours A fencing hall at the Max Louvel Sports Complex in Montivilliers, France, is named after her. (Facebook page, 05 Sep 2021)

Ambitions To compete at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (Instagram profile, 20 Mar 2022)

Other information GUADELOUPE
She was born in Guadeloupe, an overseas territory of France in the Caribbean. "I was born and raised in Guadeloupe, my family is there, I discovered my passion there and won my first competitions there. I love my native island and its brave and talented inhabitants, and hope one day I have the opportunity to give back all that it has given me. I am proud to be able to represent my territory as well as to wear the colours of my homeland, France, at the top of international podiums." (coralinevitalis.com, 19 Jun 2019)


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