The Franco-Togolese, Clarisse Agbegnenou sent a strong signal to her potential competitors at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, by winning a new title at the Grand Slam in Paris. She beat Japanese Nami Nabekura to reach her sixth coronation in the French capital in the 63kg category.
Her main goal was to give the best of it to her audience. This bet, Clarisse Agbegnenou raised it with the manner, a way also for her to gauge her form while waiting for the Olympics of Tokyo 2020. Very early in the morning of this Saturday February 8, she made bite the dust at the Canadian for her third confrontation.
Still obsessed with victory, judokate ended the day on the top step of the podium following its victory in the final against the Japanese Nami Nabekura. A success certainly but it is also a way for the quadruple world champion to assert herself as the best of her generation and in her category. “I am a competitor. I had to win to show that I am the boss”, she said, not forgetting that she must continue her efforts to stay at the top. “Nothing is certain, we will have to continue working, trying to assimilate other techniques.”
The 27-year-old Franco-Togolese has only one desire: to win the Olympic Gold in Tokyo. But in the meantime she remains focused on her workouts.