Clarisse Agbegnenou, born October 25, 1992 in Rennes, France, is a French judokate playing in less than 63 kg (middleweight).
It has the best track record in French women's judo, with four world titles (2014, 2017, 2018 and 2019), two silver medals (2013 and 2015), four European titles (2013, 2014, 2018 and 2019) and one Olympic silver medal (2016). Unbeaten in 2018, she was named at the end of the year champion of the champions of the French team, along with world record holder Decathlon Kevin Mayer.
Vanuatu judo has just had the great luck and happiness to have hosted Clarisse Agbegnenou (4 time world champion, Olympic silver medallist and 6 time European champion).
Everyone that had the chance to meet her was impressed by the humility and generosity of such a great athlete and role model.
Clarisse we wish you all the best for the future and especially 2020, and again thank you very much for taking the time to come and share magic moments with us.
A big thank you to all our sponsors on this event The Ramada, Air Vanuatu, Pacific Suppliers, Vanuatu Helicopters, Vanuatu Bijouterie, the Palm House Resort, High Spirited Adventures, Guard Island Security, Teoulma Group, Activ, l'Ambassade de France du Vanuatu.
And a great big thank you to the ligue de judo de Nouvelle Caledonie, who made all this possible.