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Sébastien Combot retired from competitive canoe slalom

Sébastien Combot retired from competitive canoe slalom 19.12.2018

French canoe slalom athlete Sébastien Combot announced his retirement from canoe slalom racing at the age of 31 after a career expanding over 20 years. His biggest individual success was the K1M World Champion title in 2007.

Sébastien Combot won his only individual World Champion title in 2007 at a World Championships in Foz do Iguacu when he was 20 years old. However, this was not his only podium position at World Championships. In 2014 in Deep Creek he picked up silver medal, finishing the race behind his teammate Boris Neveu, while Mathieu Biazizzo won bronze medal to make a complete French podium in men’s K1 final.
Besides two individual medals, he also won three medals in team events (one gold and two silver) at World Championships, two medals in team events at European Championships, three team events medals at U23 European Championships and two medals at Junior European Championships.



In 2013 he found challenges also outside canoeing and since then he balanced his life as a top level athlete and his work. In 2016 he qualified to the French team for the Olympic Games and finished eighth in the K1 event in Rio de Janeiro.