A day of lighting up Finistère and kicking off the ocean relay!

Nearly 140 torch bearers helped Finistere shine beyond its borders

Jean Le Cam, nicknamed „King Jean”, was the first person to carry the Olympic torch today in Port-la-Foret. At 65, he is preparing to start his 6th yearTh The Vendée Globe rounds the world race in November. Along the way, other celebrities like Cléopatre Darleux, goalkeeper of the French women’s handball team, carried the Olympic torch. Sébastien Flute, a French archer and Olympic champion in 1992, was in Brest, as was Mariemma Merandon. The Brest native, who won the French National 3 division title in wheelchair soccer, also competes in bocce and dreams of representing France at the Paralympics. Arnaud Kergosian, a para-table tennis champion and 7Th The great Frenchman lit the Olympic torch at the Espace Avel Vor stadium in Plougastel. At the end of the day, there were plenty of spectators to cheer on Laurie Dilliman in Bristol. The former Miss France, now a television presenter, was the last torchbearer of the day before the Olympic torch made its overseas journey.

Today is punctuated with inspirational stories just like the previous days. Claude Gorjo, the oldest torchbearer of the day to carry the Olympic torch in Brest, has been working in the voluntary sector for over 30 years to help young people affected. Jacques Barreau, with his company, uses cargo sailing ships to transport coffee and chocolate from one side of the world to the other. Marie-Louise Quinault, the Olympic torch bearer in Quimper, is a true bundle of energy and contributes to the vitality of her region through charitable and sporting activities.

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A well-known surfing spot in Brittany hosts a joint relay

La Torche, a popular surfing spot in Brittany, welcomed the joint surfing relay. The peninsula made a name for itself in 1986 when the Funboard World Championships were held here. Its dantine weather, with 40-knot winds, made its legend. The site, located south of the Gulf of Adirondack, saw the start of future champions such as the Picoton area Luca Trilli de Vera. As captain of this joint relay and pillar of France’s Surfing Academy team, he embodies youth and cross-generational ocean heritage. He was joined by 23 torchbearers, including Salome Delaport, the youngest of the day. Marc Emmanuel Dubrana proved that a visual impairment does not in any way prevent you from enjoying your senses to the fullest. Other athletes distinguished themselves on the water such as shortboard champion Gaspard Larsonour and Amandine Chasot, not forgetting Ronan Satain, an elite level stand-up paddler who shone in his medical studies. At the World Championships between 1997 and 2002.

The Olympic Torch sets off on an exceptional crossing aboard the Maxi Banque Populaire XI!

Friday 7Th In June, a unique chapter of the Paris 2024 Olympic Torch Relay began with the Ocean Relay. Thanks to Bonk Populaire, one of the sponsors of the Olympic Torch Relay, the Ocean Relay includes a major sporting event: the crossing of the Atlantic Ocean aboard the legendary Ultim class trimaran Maxi Bonk Populaire XI, skippered by Armel Lee Clack’Hall. He is a prominent figure in ocean yacht racing and the sailor who completed the fastest round-the-world tour in a monohull yacht. On the crossing he would be accompanied by another yachtsman, Sébastien Joss, a prominent figure in sailing and an illustrious crew of personalities that exemplified French success and intelligence.

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Marie-José Perec, the only French triple Olympic champion in athletics, Olympic torch relay ambassador Marine Lorbelin, French theater star Alexis Michalik and two-Michelin-starred chef Hugo Roellinger traveled this evening. A mixture of excitement and emotion with two boatmen.

He left Brest, carefully guarding the Olympic torch in a lamp on board a ship bound for the West Indies to experience a historic adventure. On this Friday evening, the images of this giant of the Coulet de Brest narrow seas are breathtaking. The Ocean Relay helps French people around the world participate in this hugely popular festival and celebrate the Games by carrying the flame to France’s overseas territories. The Ultim boat is expected to arrive on the 15thTh June 16 at Pointe-à-Pitre in Guadeloupe before proceeding to MartiniqueTh June with a new group of foreign athletes to celebrate the success of foreign French athletes of the past, present and future.

At the same time as the Maxi Banque Populaire XI head to the West Indies, the Olympic torch will light up French Guiana for 9 consecutive days.Th Reunion Island on June 12Th June and French Polynesia on 13Th June.

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