France’s XV tops, Tessa Worley and Biathlete finish stylishly, Ferrari starts strong … Things to remember from the sports weekend

Blue, white and red almost everywhere. This weekend, French sportsmen and women made themselves stand out, starting with the French XV blues. Fabien Galthié’s men have taken the last step left to sign the Grand Slam at the Six Nations Tournament.

On the slopes, Tessa Worley and Justine Blizasbushe won a small giant glove (alpine skiing) and a mass start (biathlon), and Kantan Hwiyoung Mylet finally won his big crystal glove.Howling in Belgrade Cyréna Samba-Mayela won the world title in the 60 meters hurdles.

Rugby: Bruce beats Grail

They have been waiting for this for 12 years. Bruce won the Six Nations Tournament without losing one of five games. The deification took place against England on Saturday, March 19th in the Stade de France, but did not actually exist (25-13). Fabien Galthié’s men bring France the tenth Grand Slam in history. There are 13 in England and 12 in Wales.

Tricolor had never taken a rugby lesson in England, just the shadow of the Vice World Champion team three years ago. “It’s incredible. We know how fierce this competition is.”Delighted Antoine Dupont, the captain of the French team. A team supported by the solid defense. “I’m not sure yet”, I was impressed by Fabien Galthié. The French XV is not going to stop there. It’s the World Cup at home, and we’re already looking towards 2023.

In a controlled match, Bruce won the Stade de France 25-13 and signed the 10th Grand Slam in history. Bruce's amazing victory at the swirling Stade de France!

Alpine Skiing / Biathlon: Worley and Braisaz-Bouchet have a stylish finish, and the Fillon Maillet finally holds his big globe.

Fourteen years after her first career podium in Aspen (USA) in November 2008, Franco Australia’s Tessa Worley achieved a new feat by returning to the front of the stage. At the age of 32, she won her second small giant slalom crystal glove on Sunday, March 20, five years after her first, thanks to fourth place behind Federica Brignone, Marta Bassino and Petra Vlhov. did.

In Biathlon, her compatriot Justine Braisaz-Bouchet got the first little globe of her career in Oslo.Holmenkollbakken. At the final mass start of the season, especially thanks to the Swedish duel between Elvira Öberg and Linn Persson, Les Saisie skiers won the race and scored a double blow. The French woman is the first person to win a small globe in the French woman biathlon since the chase collected by Sandrine Bailly in 2008.

For men, Easy Hwiyoung Mylett’s new little globe doesn’t start in large numbers. Jura, who started three times by mistake, missed a chance to complete a hat-trick after a successful chase and sprint. Nevertheless, he was able to lift his large Earth, which was conquered last week. The beginning of the last five Olympic medalist careers in Beijing.

Formula 1 / MotoGP: Leclerc begins with Claire and Zarco on the podium.

Charles Leclerc had a strong position in Bahrain. Starting from the pole of the first Grand Prix of the season, Monaco has stuck to maintain his first place. In a long battle, world champion Max Verstappen finished last after mechanical problems, and Ferrari signed a double with second-placed Carlos Sainz (the first Scuderia since the 2019 Singapore Grand Prix). Lewis Hamilton, who had been struggling all weekend, took the podium.

The delight of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz on the podium of the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday, March 20, 2022.  (XAVI BONILLA / XAVI BONILLA / AFP)

In Indonesia, both Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha) and Johann Zarco (Pramac Racing) finished in the box. Behind Portugal’s Miguel Oliveira (KTM) during the second race of the season. The two tricolor pilots were able to cope with the rain that caused many falls on Sunday.

Athletics: Dreamy Samba-Maiera, Duplantis to the Other Sky

Shirena Samba Maiera remembers this day, March 19, 2022. In Belgrade, a 21-year-old French woman won the first world title in her career at the Indoor World Athletics Championships with a 60-meter hurdle. The author of the hot season (7”78), breaking the French record held by Monique Ewanje-Epée and Linda Ferga in 7”82, Teddy Tamgho’s students continued to shine, and this summer, during the world Win a medal at Eugene.

On the side of the men’s hurdle this time, Pascal Martinot-Lagarde aimed for silver behind the American Grant Holloway (7”39) at the same distance (7”50).

However, this three-day highlight in Belgrade took place on Sunday night, when “Mondo” Duplantis flew again to a height that broke his own world record. The Swedes passed a bar at 6.20 m to keep his legend a little longer and became the first World Chamber Champion at the age of 22.