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Tokyo 2020 Olympics Media Guide

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ATHLETES' BIOS - WOMEN BEL VALERIE BARTHELEMY Previously a competitive swimmer, Belgium's Valerie Barthelemy had her first full international triathlon season in 2019, winning a bronze medal at European Championships in the Mixed Team Relay with the Belgian Hammers. In 2019 she joined The Triathlon Squad, a training group coached by Paulo Sousa, with fellow Belgian Claire Michel. The same year, the 30-year-old earned three bronze medals at the World Triathlon Cups in Chengdu, Cagliari, and Miyazaki. Tokyo will be Barthelemy's debut on the Olympic stage and she will be setting herself big goals in both the individual and mixed team relay events. Olympic Games - Other Major Games - Key Individual Results 2020 Baltic Champion Key Mixed Relay Results 2021 Mixed Relay Olympic Qualification gold // 2020 Mixed Relay World Championships 5th WTCS Start / Wins / Podiums 11 / 0 / 0 More info about Valerie Age: 30 20 - World Triathlon Media Guide Tokyo 2020

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