Camille Jedrzejewski in gold during the World Cup stage in Baku

Camille Jedrzejewski in gold during the World Cup stage in Baku
Camille Jedrzejewski in gold during the World Cup stage in Baku

Camille Jedrzejewski’s Olympic preparation for the Paris Olympic Games is continuing wonderfully. Silver medalist in 25m pistol in April at the Olympic Qualification Tournament in Rio de Janeiro, the French shooter (22 years old) confirmed her form and versatility on Saturday by brilliantly winning the World Cup stage in Baku (Azerbaijan). ) in 10 m pistol.

This is her first victory at this level in this event (she was European vice-champion in 2023), after several second places in the past, and against several of the best in the world, whom she will meet again in Châteauroux at the Games, notably the Chinese Jiang Ranxin (3rd). “This sequence demonstrates once again that I am not more of a specialist in one discipline than in the othershe emphasized. This is close to my heart. »

A big victory

Satisfaction also comes from the fact that she never trembled during this final, although it was close during the first heats, of which she took the lead halfway through, before flying away (two consecutive 10.8s in the 4th heat, in particular), and to win largely (243.0, against 241.0 for the South Korean Kim Yeji). “I shot with a lot of intensity from the start, I fought wellexplained the Frenchwoman, very emotional on the podium after the final. And above all, I managed to hold on like that until the end. Winning gold isn’t just about winning a medal, it’s something else. And I’m quite emotional by nature…”

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