Sébastien Flute

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Sébastien Flute
Medal record
Men's archery
Competitor for  France
Olympic Games
Gold 1992 Barcelona Individual
World Championships
Gold 1993 Antalya Team
European Championships
Gold 1992 Individual

Sébastien Flute (born 25 March 1972 in Brest, Finistère) is a gold medal winning French archer. He currently has the 25th best ranking in the world among archers. He won the gold medal in the Men's Individual competition in the 1992 Summer Olympics, the 20 year old European champion defeated all three South Korean archers on his way to the Olympic Title; and also competed in the 1996 Olympic Games and the 2000 Olympic Games. He retired from International competition after the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Since then he has worked on building up a range of affordable quality archery products by forging links with some of the world's leading manufacturers. He runs a company called Sébastien Flute that sells bows, limbs and archery accessories, which are manufactured by Win archery, a leading bow component manufacturer.

In 2009 he came out of retirement, hoping to gain a place at the London 2012 Olympics. However, on March 17 2012 he announced that he had not been selected and that he was returning to retirement.