ANTHONY CHALENÇON - PARA BIATHLON

Anthony Chalencon is visually impaired due to retinal degeneration. Since 2013 he has shared everything with his guide, top level athlete Lucas Duperrex. Together they became world champions with the French handisport team in the relay event at the World Championships in Cable in the USA.
A former alpine skier who took part in the Paralympic Games in Vancouver in 2010, later Anthony Chalencon, and his guide Lucas Duperrex, were to be found on the international Nordic ski circuit. After only 2 years in this new discipline Anthony brought home his first gold medal in relay from the 2015 World Championships in Cable (USA)
Since 2018 his guide has been Simon Valverde with whom, notably, he participated in the Olympic Games in Pyongchang.
 
Titles won:
Two times World champion (2015 and 2017)
Bronze medal in the World Championships (2017)
Three times winner of the World Cup (2015 and 2017)
Twice achieved second place in the World Cup (2015 and 2017)
Third place in the World Cup (2015 and 2016)
Multiple victories at the French Championships
Gold Medal in relay and individual Bronze Medal at the Paralympic Games of Pyongchang (2018)
2 bronze medals at the World Championships season 2018/2019.