Étienne Daille

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Étienne Daille
Personal information
Full name Étienne Daille
Nationality  France
Born (1989-09-19) September 19, 1989 (age 27)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Sport
Sport Canoe slalom
Event(s) K-1

Étienne Daille (born 19 September 1989 in Prague, Czechoslovakia) is a French slalom canoer who has competed since the late 2000s. Son of a French father and Czech mother, both athletes, Daille grew up in Pays du Bugey.[1][2][3]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics he competed in the K-1 event[4], finishing 13th in the heats and qualifying for the semifinals. He qualified for the final with the 10th fastest time. In the final he ranked 7th, with a gap of +8.44 behind the winner.[5]

He won a bronze medal in the K-1 team event at the 2013 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Prague.

Daille won the overall World Cup title in 2012 in the K-1 category. He also won two medals (1 gold and 1 silver) in the K-1 team event at the European Championships.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Encore un Bugiste aux JO de Londres! 10 April 2012 "Il s'agit d'Étienne Daille, jeune prodige du kayak licencié au club de ... Étienne Daille, jeune pratiquant de kayak âgé de seulement 22 ans"
  2. ^ www.nordicmagazine.info interview Etienne Daille 10 April 2012 "Je suis né à Prague en 1989 d'un père français et d'une mère tchèque. ..."
  3. ^ La Dépêche Hautes-Pyrénées Trois étudiants de Staps intègrent l'équipe de France "29 May 2011 "Étienne Daille, Caroline Loir et Oriane Rebours, étudiants en Master au Staps de Tarbes, aux côtés de leur enseignant Julien Bois, ont..."
  4. ^ "Etienne Daille". London 2012. The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Limited. Retrieved 17 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Men's kayak K1 at London Olympics".