Wilfrid Forgues

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Wilfrid Forgues
Medal record
Men's canoe slalom
Competitor for  France
Olympic Games
Gold 1996 Atlanta C-2
Bronze 1992 Barcelona C-2
World Championships
Gold 1991 Tacen C-2
Gold 1991 Tacen C-2 team
Gold 1997 Três Coroas C-2
Gold 1997 Três Coroas C-2 team
Silver 1993 Mezzana C-2 team
Silver 1995 Nottingham C-2
Silver 1995 Nottingham C-2 team
Bronze 1993 Mezzana C-2
Bronze 1999 La Seu d'Urgell C-2 team
European Championships
Silver 2000 Mezzana C-2

Wilfrid Forgues (born 22 December 1969 in Tarbes) is a French slalom canoer who competed from the late 1980s to the early 2000s (decade). Competing in three Summer Olympics, he won two medals in the C-2 event with a gold in 1996 and a bronze in 1992.

Forgues also won four medals in the C-2 event at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with two golds (1991, 1997), a silver (1995), and a bronze (1993). He earned 5 more medals in the C-2 team event (2 golds, 2 silvers and 1 bronze).

He won the World Cup series in C-2 in 1996 and 1997. He also won a silver medal in the C-2 event at the 2000 European Championships.

His partner in the boat throughout the whole of his career was Frank Adisson.

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