Pierre Picco (FRA)

Pierre Picco (FRA)

Canoe Slalom
Date of birth
17 October 1988
175 cm
65 kg
Athlete, Engineer
Higher education
Civil Engineering - National Institute of Sciences of Toulouse: France


General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver and a gold at the 2014 World Championships in Deep Creek, MD, United States. (ladepeche.fr, 30 Sep 2014)
Most influential person in career
His brother. (ffck.org, 27 May 2015)
He injured his shoulder in 2012, which meant he and his partner Hugo Biso missed the final trials ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games. (ladepeche.fr, 30 Sep 2014)
To win gold at the 2015 World Championships in London, England, and to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (sncf.com, 25 Feb 2015)
Other information
He works in the structures department of the French National Railway Company [SNCF] in Saint Denis, France. (sncf.com, 25 Feb 2015)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling at age six in Toulouse, France.
Why this sport?
He was initially reluctant to try the sport because he did not want to seem like he was copying his older brother, who was already practising the sport. However, once he tried canoeing it quickly became his passion.
Club / Team
Muret Olympique CK: France


World ChampionshipsC2England, London19 September 20152015Men102.252Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 TeamEngland, London19 September 20152015Men115.781Best result
World ChampionshipsC2United States, McHenry, MD21 September 20142014Men119.602Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 TeamUnited States, McHenry, MD21 September 20142014Men140.961Best result
World ChampionshipsC2Czech Republic, Prague15 September 20132013Men123.147Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 TeamCzech Republic, Prague15 September 20132013Men142.304Best result
World ChampionshipsC2Slovenia, Tacen11 September 20102010Men16Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 TeamSlovenia, Tacen11 September 20102010Men124.901Best result
European ChampionshipsC2Slovakia, Liptovský Mikuláš15 May 20162016Men128.3015Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamSlovakia, Liptovský Mikuláš15 May 20162016Men142.645Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsC2Germany, Markkleeberg31 May 20152015Men107.044Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamGermany, Markkleeberg31 May 20152015Men202.447Best result
European ChampionshipsC2Austria, Vienna1 June 20142014Men12Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamAustria, Vienna1 June 20142014Men112.852Best result
European ChampionshipsC2Poland, Kraków9 June 20132013Men98.135Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamPoland, Kraków9 June 20132013Men111.501Best result
European ChampionshipsC2Slovakia, Cunovo15 August 20102010Men16Best result
Oceania Open ChampionshipsC2Australia, Penrith20 February 20162016Men110.313Latest resultBest result
World CupC211 September 20162016Men1Latest resultBest result
World CupC216 August 20152015Men11Best result
World CupC217 August 20142014Men12Best result
World CupC225 August 20132013Men16Best result
World CupC214 August 20112011Men9Best result
World CupC24 July 20102010Men22Best result
World CupC26 July 20082008Men30Best result