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Athletes

Margaux
Chretien
FranceFrance, FRA
Female
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
11 December 1992
Height
172 cm
Weight
61 kg
Residence
Marseille, FRA
Languages
French
Higher education
Coaching, Communications, Journalism, Sport Studies - National Institute of Sport and Physical Education: Paris, FRA

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up synchronised swimming at age eight with Angers Nat Synchro in France.
Why this sport?
She initially wanted to compete in swimming but there were no spaces left so she decided to try synchronised swimming. She enjoyed the artistry and creation required in the sport.

General Interest

Hero / Idol
Spanish synchronised swimmer Gemma Mengual, French synchronised swimmer Virginie Dedieu, French para-athlete Jean-Baptiste Alaize, French swimmer Hugues Duboscq. (lavenirpousseenanjou.fr, 20 Feb 2012; journaldeleau.com, 25 May 2010)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from competitive synchronised swimming in 2016 to focus on becoming a synchronised swimming coach. (cnca.fr, 30 Dec 2016)