Benoît Peschier

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Benoît Peschier
Medal record
Men's canoe slalom
Representing  France
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens K-1
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2005 Penrith K-1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Bourg St.-Maurice K-1 team

Benoît Peschier (born 21 May 1980 in Guilherand-Granges, Ardèche) is a French-Greek slalom canoeist who has competed since the late 1990s. He won a gold medal in the K-1 event at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.

Peschier also won two medals in the K-1 team event at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with a gold in 2005 and a bronze in 2002.

He represented Greece from 2009 to 2010. In 2013 he returned to the international scene representing France. His brother Nicolas Peschier is a multiple medalist from world and European championships.