Beijing: the French team has its flag bearers!

Monday, 31 january 2022

The names of the 3 flag bearers of the French Olympic & Paralympic Team have been unveiled.

Chosen by the general public from among the 26 ambassadors designated a few weeks ago, the three athletes will have the honor of leading the 87 athletes of the French delegation at the opening ceremonies of the Beijing Games on February 4 and March 4 later this year. Congratulations to them!

In it capacity as a partner of the French Olympic & Paralympic Team, Groupe BPCE will be giving its full support to the entire French delegation in its quest for new medals in Beijing. It will be following in particular the performances of the five athletes supported by the Caisse d’Epargne Rhône Alpes: Justine Braizaz-Bouchet in biathlon, Bastien Midol in ski cross, Loan Bozzolo in snowboarding cross, Tiffany Gauthier in downhill skiing, and Maurice Manificat in cross-country skiing.

Deeply involved in the world of sport and a premium partner of the Olympic & Paralympic Games Paris 2024, the Group has set up a major support system for athletes as they prepare not only for their various competitions but also for their future professional lives, with the support, in particular, of the Performance Pact Foundation. 

Thanks to the commitment of the Banques Populaires, Caisses d’Epargne, Natixis and Banque Palatine, more than one hundred athletes and para-athletes from all the different regions and territories of mainland and overseas France enjoy the benefit of this program.