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Pierre Le Corre

  • WTS Ranking: 9
  • Represents: {country} FRA
  • Year of birth: 1990

Full Stats

Given NamePierre
Family NameLe Corre
RepresentingFRA
Age27
Year of Birth1990
Place of BirthVANNES
Height176 cm
ITU Debut2009
WTS Starts25
WTS Podiums3
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Bio

Pierre Le Corre from Vannes in the west of France practices his first sports discipline at the age of six, swimming , until his departure for the United States in 2006. In Philadelphia , without neglecting swimming, he discovers running. By deciding not to abandon either of the two disciplines, triathlon proved to be the most appropriate choice when returning to France in 2009.

Pierre becomes world champion in 2013. The following year, based on very good results in running, as in the French cross-country championship where he ranked 19th, before running 10 km from Cannes in 29 minutes and 55 seconds, he becomes champion of France elite of triathlon the 28 September 2014.

In 2015, he finished in 10th place of the world championships , and acquired a new title of champion of France. He then participated in Operation The Stars of Sport and is sponsored by the French triathlete Carole Péon.

In 2016, he finished 8th and the first French of the world series of triathlon thanks to his 3rd place in Stockholm. The major event of his season remains his participation in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games alongside Vincent Luis and Dorian Coninx , he finished 25th in 1 hour 48 minutes and 36 seconds. 2016 and 2017 has brought some great results resulting in multiple podium finishes.

Recent Highlights

- 7th place at the 2017 Rotterdam World Triathlon Series Grand Final;
- 2nd place at the 2017 Düsseldorf ETU Sprint Triathlon European Championships;
- 3rd place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Stockholm;
- 8th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Leeds;
- 9th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Montréal;
- 7th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton; and
- 54th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg.

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