Éric Biau

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Éric Biau
Medal record
Men's canoe slalom
Representing  France
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1997 Três Coroas C-2 team
Silver medal – second place 1993 Mezzana C-2
Silver medal – second place 1993 Mezzana C-2 team
Silver medal – second place 1995 Nottingham C-2 team
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Nottingham C-2
Bronze medal – third place 1999 La Seu d'Urgell C-2
Bronze medal – third place 1999 La Seu d'Urgell C-2 team
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Roudnice nad Labem C-2 team

Éric Biau (born February 4, 1964 in Paris) is a French slalom canoer who competed from the late 1980s to the late 1990s.[1] He won seven medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with a gold (C-2 team: 1997), three silvers (C-2: 1993; C-2 team: 1993, 1995) and three bronzes (C-2: 1995, 1999; C-2 team: 1999).

He also won a bronze medal in the C-2 team event at the 1998 European Championships in Roudnice nad Labem.

Biau also finished 11th in the C-2 event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.

His partner in the boat for most of his active career was Bertrand Daille.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canoë-kayak. Sept athlètes récompensés Bilan 2011. Le Pôle France à l'honneur avant les JO. "En présence des différents responsables techniques nationaux (J.-P. Crochet, course en ligne ; Fred Roberol, descente ; Vincent Recton et Éric Biau, slalom)"