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Léonie PERIAULT, 22, France. A member of the French triathlon team of Poissy since 2015, Léonie has been a triathlete for the past nine years. Originally a swimmer, she took part in her first triathlon out of curiosity in 2007 at an event organised by the Versailles Triathlon Club near her home. She joined the Club’s new junior section the next year. Since then, she has won a number of titles in junior categories including the French Junior Championship (2013), as well as finishing runner-up in the World U23 Championships and taking second place in the World Championships in the Women’s Elite category (2016), in which she also hopes to book her ticket to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.