Sports Cup 2021: Vote for Pyrenees Player of the Year - Orientales

Sports Cup 2021: Vote for Pyrenees Player of the Year – Orientales

L’Indépendant organizes the “Sports Cups 2021” in partnership with the Occitanie region. An opportunity to highlight the best athletes in the Pyrenees Orientales department. Internet users have until March 1 to vote and choose the winner in the six categories. The awards will be presented at the Parc des Expositions in Montpellier on March 23. In the “Sports” category, here are the three nominees.

Rugby union: Cyrielle Banet (Montpellier HR)

Cyril Bennett, 27 International winger 3/4 for Montpellier who grew up in Salanc near Villelonge and Canet, never does things. We can even say that she loves doubles. Like his attempt and scored during the Spring Six Nations Championship against Ireland (53-16). And even his strongest attempt against the world champions, New Zealand during the fall during the victory (38-13) that will mark a year before the World Cup in the country of the Black Ferns. The only downside to Cyril Bennett and Liz Blue: They haven’t beaten the English in 9 matches!

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Swimming: Margot Faber (Canet 66 swim)

In the water, for a long time, Margot Faber, whose father was a lifeguard, was in her place. In swimming or sports rescue, the 29-year-old Catalan is enjoying herself. The player who was crowned European Junior Champion in 2007 and won two gold medals at the European Championships in 2018 in Glasgow, is still familiar with the high standard. Five years after the Olympics in Rio, and the relay final, Kanye’s 66 Nation, who trains and lives in Montpellier, competed last summer in the Tokyo Olympics. With the key to eighth in the 4×200 NL relay final.

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Rugby 7: Fanny Horta (Captain of the French national team)

Even in her wildest dreams, it’s not certain that Fanny Horta imagined ending her career in an Olympic final. However ! On July 30, she was in Tokyo, France’s 7-year-old captain in the Olympic final against New Zealand’s world champions. Despite the defeat (26-12), the money made the Catalan delighted who studied at Tolog and then USAP before joining INSEP and signing a professional contract with the French Rugby Union. Fanny Horta retired from the field at the age of 35 and now participates in the Athletes’ Commission for Paris 2024.

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