|Minister of Sports|
17 May 2017
|Prime Minister||Édouard Philippe|
|Preceded by||Patrick Kanner|
6 November 1971 |
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||60 kg (130 lb)|
|Personal coach(es)||Daniel Levavasseur|
Laura Flessel-Colovic (born 6 November 1971 in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe) is the French Minister of Sports and a French épée fencer. She has won the most medals of any French female Olympian, with five. Before 2007, she was a member of the Levallois Sporting Club Escrime, and now works with Lagardère Paris Racing. She is married and has one daughter.
She was appointed Minister of Sports in the Philippe Government on 17 May 2017.
- Summer Olympics
- Gold Medal in individual épée in 1996
- Gold Medal in team épée in 1996
- Silver Medal in individual épée in 2004
- Bronze Medal in individual épée in 2000
- Bronze Medal in team épée in 2004
- World Championships
- Gold Medal in individual épée in 1998
- Gold Medal in team épée in 1998
- Gold Medal in individual épée in 1999
- Gold Medal in team épée in 2005
- Gold Medal in team épée in 2008
- Silver Medal in team épée in 1995
- Silver Medal in individual épée in 2001
- Silver Medal in team épée in 2006
- Bronze Medal in individual épée in 1995
- Bronze Medal in team épée in 1997
- Bronze Medal in individual épée in 2005
- Bronze Medal in individual épée in 2006
- World Cup Fencing
- World Cup winner individual épée in 2002 and 2003
- World Cup runner-up individual épée in 1997
Laura Flessel was banned for three months in 2002 after failing a doping test. She tested positive for the banned substance coramine glucose, blaming the French team doctors for giving her a drug that is available over the counter in France.
- "Olympics Statistics: Laura Flessel-Colovic". databaseolympics.com. Archived from the original on 26 October 2012.
- "Laura Flessel-Colovic". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
- "Lagardère – Communiqués de presse". Lagardere.com. Retrieved 14 August 2012.
- "Fencer Flessel to be France's Olympic flag-bearer". NDTV. Agence France-Presse. 15 May 2012.
- "Laura Flessel, suspendue et révoltée – Libération". Liberation.fr. Retrieved 14 August 2012.
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- "Laura Flessel-Colovic", Time, 11 September 2000
- "Laura Flessel-Colovic", n°30 on Time’s list of "100 Olympic Athletes To Watch" (2008)
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