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The host of France Télévisions put on the mask and took out the foil in the company of the Olympic champion for the program “Tout le sport”.
All week long, on the occasion of the Paris 2024 Olympic Day scheduled for Sunday June 26, the hosts and hostesses of France Télévisions are testing the disciplines with the members of the French Olympic team. After Samuel Etienne, who trained alongside Paralympic sprinter Trésor Makunda, host Faustine Bollaert tried her hand at fencing, against Olympic champion Maxime Pauty, crowned in team foil at the Tokyo 2020 Games.
The experience began with the wearing of an unusual outfit for the host. “It’s between the cosmonaut and Madonna”she laughs in the report of “Tout le sport”, before putting on the mask, protective helmet for fencers.“It’s impressive not to see the other, it makes him anonymous”she explains to Maxime Pauty, also vice-world champion in team foil in 2019.
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