Joanne Mayer

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Joanne Mayer
Personal information
Nationality  France
Born (1993-03-16) 16 March 1993 (age 24)
Mulhouse, France
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Weight 57 kg (126 lb)
Sport
Sport Canoeing
Event(s) Sprint canoe
Club Mulhouse-AS Cheminots
Riedisheim[1][2]
Coached by Sébastien Mayer[1][2]

Joanne Mayer (born March 16, 1993 in Mulhouse) is a French sprint canoeist.[1][3] Mayer is a member of the canoe and kayak team for Mulhouse-AS Cheminots Riedisheim, and is coached and trained by her father Sébastien Mayer, who competed in the men's kayak four (1000 m) at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.[1][2][4] Her grandfather Albert Mayer, on the other hand, also participated in the same discipline at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.[5]

Mayer represented France at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where she competed in the women's K-4 500 metres, along with her teammates Marie Delattre, Sarah Guyot, and Gabrielle Tuleu. Mayer and her team finished last in the final by more than a second behind the Russian team (led by Yuliana Salakhova), recording the slowest time of 1:35.299.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Joanne Mayer". London 2012. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "France Olympique Profile – Joanne Mayer" (in French). French Olympic Committee. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Joanne Mayer". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Sébastien Mayer". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Albert Mayer". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "Women's Kayak Four (K4) 500m Final A". London 2012. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 

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