Matthieu Péché

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Matthieu Péché
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Medal record
Men's canoe slalom
Representing  France
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Rio de Janeiro C-2
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2010 Tacen C-2 team
Gold medal – first place 2011 Bratislava C-2 team
Gold medal – first place 2014 Deep Creek Lake C-2 team
Gold medal – first place 2015 London C-2 team
Bronze medal – third place 2015 London C-2
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2013 Kraków C-2 team
Silver medal – second place 2014 Vienna C-2 team

Matthieu Péché (born 7 October 1987 in Épinal) is a French slalom canoeist who has competed since the mid-2000s.

He won a bronze medal in the C2 event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He also competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London where he finished in 4th place in the C2 event.

He won five medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with four golds (C-2 team: 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015) and a bronze (C-2: 2015). He also won a gold and a silver medal in the C-2 team event at the European Championships.

Péché won the overall world cup title in the C-2 category in 2013 and 2015.

His partner in the boat is Gauthier Klauss.

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
2011 3 Jul 2011 L'Argentière-la-Bessée 1st C2
2012 26 Aug 2012 Prague 2nd C2
2013 30 Jun 2013 Augsburg 1st C2
7 Jul 2013 La Seu d'Urgell 1st C2
18 Aug 2013 Tacen 1st C2[1]
25 Aug 2013 Bratislava 3rd C2
2014 17 Aug 2014 Augsburg 1st C2
2015 21 Jun 2015 Prague 1st C2
9 Aug 2015 La Seu d'Urgell 1st C2
16 Aug 2015 Pau 2nd C2