French team flag bearer Stéphane Houdet and doubles partner Nicolas Bever won the gold and retained their title Friday, September 3rd, in the final of the wheelchair tennis tournament at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
The French duo beat Britain’s Alfie Hewitt and Gordon Reed 7-5, 0-6, 7-6 (6/3) in a remake of the Rio final five years ago. This medal comes at the end of a game with a crazy air gap scenario: a streak of nine lost matches. “We argued in the second set,” explains Stefan Hudt. I missed a ball and Nico made a gesture of annoyance by letting me “because you do anything earlier.” “So, we played our own style in five games.”, summarizes Nicholas Beaver to explain the second set’s 0-6 loss.
Husband finally realized “go back” The brigadier general hopes for him on Wednesday, after his singles elimination against Japan’s world number 1 Shingo Kondida. “For me, it’s nicer (Victory, editor’s note) because the repetition is really powerful”Relish Stefan Hudt.
At the age of 50, Stefan Hudt, who has won 23 Grand Slam titles in singles and doubles, topped his record with a fifth Paralympic medal, and third with a gold medal.
Fabien Lammerault and Stéphane Mullen in table tennis, and Kevin Le Conf in cycling
French table tennis players Fabien Lammerault and Stephane Moulins, already crowned in Rio, also still won the gold medal by defeating South Korean duo Soo Young-cha and Jin-Cheol Park in the final.
Bronze in cycling and rowing
Earlier, cyclist Kevin Le Confeve also presented a gold medal to the French team by winning the road race (Class C4-C5). In cycling, tandem Alexandre Loveras and Corentin Erminault won a bronze medal.
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Finally, Remy Boulet also won a bronze medal in the sport of rowing. France won 10 gold medals, 51 in total.
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