Olympic Nice Natation (ONN), where she has been training since 2010, must formalize her departure on Wednesday, announced Nice morning Tuesday evening. Swimmer Charlotte Bonnet, triple European champion, bronze medalist at the London Olympics but returned empty-handed from those in Tokyo, decided to leave for Martigues (Bouches-du-Rhône) where she will join the former coach of Laure Manaudou, Philippe Lucas.
“During the post-Olympic break, I took the time to think about how I would like to follow up my career. The prospect of the Olympics in Paris and the feeling of still being able to accomplish great things guided my choice to continue until 2024, explains the main interested party according to a press release released by the regional daily. I am impatient to join Philippe, I will discover a different way of training with the objective of giving new impetus to my career. “
“His investment in the work will be total”, according to Pellerin
According to Nice morning, the 26-year-old sportswoman, born in Enghien-les-Bains (Val-d’Oise), remains nonetheless licensed from the ONB and on good terms with the trainer Fabrice Pellerin, to whom she had criticized a lack of communication before the Tokyo games.
“I wish Charlotte to succeed in her new challenge, not doubting that her investment in the work will be total, reacts the latter in the same press release. During these years, Charlotte’s learning and progress will also have been mine. I can only thank him for it. “