Yves Prigent (FRA)

Yves Prigent (FRA)

Canoe Slalom
Date of birth
30 August 1993
182 cm
67 kg
Rennes, FRA
English, French


General Interest

Most influential person in career
His family. (ffck.org, 27 May 2015)
Famous relatives
His father Jean-Yves represented France in canoe slalom and won gold in K1 Team at the 1977 World Championships in Spittal an der Drau, Austria. His younger sister Camille has also competed for France in the sport. She claimed bronze in K1 at the 2015 World Junior Championships in Foz do Iguacu, Brazil. (SportsDeskOnline, 08 Sep 2015; ouest-france.fr, 05 May 2015)
To qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (ffck.org, 27 May 2015)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling at age eight.
Why this sport?
He enjoys being close to nature and discovering different rivers. "The advantage of this sport is its diversity. There is no boredom, no routine."
Club / Team
Cesson Rennes Canoe Kayak: France
Name of coach
Thierry Saidi [national], FRA


World ChampionshipsC2England, London19 September 20152015Men97.9524Latest resultBest result
World ChampionshipsC2 TeamEngland, London19 September 20152015Men115.781Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsC2Germany, Markkleeberg31 May 20152015Men279.0225Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamGermany, Markkleeberg31 May 20152015Men202.447Latest resultBest result
World CupC211 September 20162016Men26Latest resultBest result
World CupC216 August 20152015Men10Latest resultBest result
World CupC217 August 20142014Men35Best result
World CupC225 August 20132013Men21Best result
World CupC22 September 20122012Men35Best result
World CupC214 August 20112011Men42Best result