12 February 1986 |
Papeete, Tahiti in French Polynesia
|Height||176 cm /5'9"|
She won the gold medal at the 2012 European Taekwondo Championships.
Graffe, who had been training under Myriam Baverel at the Institut national du sport, de l'expertise et de la performance (INSEP) for five years, had only been entered for the competition a month before the start of the 2012 Summer Olympics following the withdrawal due to injury of Gwladys Épangue. She was the first Polynesian to represent France at the Olympics Games. In her first Olympic competition, she was seeded number one. She cruised through the early rounds to reach the final, where she met Serbia's Milica Mandić. After a tight opening two rounds, Mandić opened up in the third and picked off Graffe with rapid kicks to the body and ran out a 9-7 winner.
- London Olympics 2012 Anne-Caroline Graffe
- "Graffe se contentera de l'argent". Eurosport. Retrieved 19 August 2012.
- Profile at taekowndodata.com
- "Taekwondo: Serbia's Mandic wins women's heavyweight gold". Reuters. Retrieved 19 August 2012.
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