Frédéric Tranchand

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Frédéric Tranchand
Tranchand Frédéric WOC 2010.jpg
Tranchand in 2010
Medal record
Men's orienteering
Representing  France
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2017 Tartu Sprint
Silver medal – second place 2017 Tartu Relay
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Trondheim Sprint
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Trentino Relay
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Inverness Relay
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2010 Primorsko Relay
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Falun Relay

Frédéric Tranchand (born 25 May 1988)[1] is a French orienteering competitor.

He won his first medal in the relay with the French team at the 2010 European Orienteering Championships in Primorsko, coming 2nd along with teammates Philippe Adamski and Thierry Gueorgiou.[2] The same year, he won a bronze medal in the sprint at the 2010 World Orienteering Championships in Trondheim, which at the time was deemed a major surprise.[3]

after a 4- year period with no medals in the World Championships, Tranchand returned to the podium with medals in the relay. Tranchand received his second individual medal at the 2017 World Championships in Estonia. His silver medal in the sprint event was behind multiple world champion Daniel Hubmann.[4]

Tranchand runs for the club OK Hällen in Stigtomta, Sweden.


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  2. ^ "European Orienteering Championships 2010. Primorsko, Bulgaria, 27 May – 6 June". International Orienteering Federation. Archived from the original on 20 June 2010. Retrieved 9 August 2010.
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