Trophies, exploits, climbs: women’s sport had an XXL season in Toulouse

A season full of emotions for women’s sport in Toulouse! (©Toulouse Métropole Basket / Iconsport / Toulouse FC)

women’s sport in Toulouse, had extraordinary times in the last few months. On the pitch, indoors, on clay: the Toulousaines defended the colors of the Pink City superbly, between monumental exploits and title wins.

Basketball players lead the way

It all started with a promotion like that of Toulouse Football Club to Ligue 1. These are the players of the Toulouse Métropole Basket, who have fought for the right to find the elite of French women’s basketball. They formalized that return on Saturday 21 May 2022 by defeating Iséroises de La Tronche Meylan 61-57 in the Women’s League 2 Final after winning the first leg 64-51. Protected by Xavier Noguera was relegated to the second division in 2016 before continuing three seasons that ended close to promotion. They haven’t missed the boat this year, ending a season that will have seen them chain 13 wins in a row.

A feat at Roland-Garros

A few days later, when snowshoes stormed the Porte d’Auteuil with the unmissable Roland Garros event, the time had come Leolia Jeanjean who spoke about her. The Montpellier-born, 26-year-old player is licensed at the Stade Toulousain. And when she was the 227th in the world, She paid for Karolina Pliskova’s scalp, who was 8th in the WTA ranking, in the second round. A clear and error-free success, won two sets to zero: 6-2, 6-2! Unfortunately, she was eliminated in the next round by Romania’s Irina Begu (6-1, 6-4). But this will not take away the capital letters feat realized a few days earlier against the Czech!

3 in 1 for Stade Toulousain

The Stade Toulousain players didn’t do things by halves and made a historic mark for the club on Saturday 4 June 2022. Indeed, they were not satisfied with a French Champion title or even two. in a single day they picked up three ! That cadets first SU defeated Agen 27-15 before being mimicked by the group Bund 1 femaleMontpellier scorer, 24 to 12. Finally, after an unbreathable game, the finalWomen elite 1 joined Toulouse in the final moments, victorious over Blagnac, 16-10. A monumental triplet!

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Double promotion at TFC

After watching Philippe Montanier’s troops return to Ligue 1, the women of Toulouse FC have been working to keep up. Both teams were able to advance to the next level. The reserve engaged in Regional 2 has finished master, and thus won the right to develop to the next level…on one condition: that the first team be coached by Antoine Gerard in Regional 1, also confirms his promotion. The regular season was breathtaking (18 wins in 18 games, 101 goals scored, 5 goals conceded). To finish off in style, captain Clémentine Dias Veloso and her teammates ensured their return to D2, beat Monaco in the play-off (2-2, 1-0). And with that formalizes a fabulous double climb!

A woman from Toulouse can become table football world champion for the 3rd time

To top off an already stratospheric year, the Toulousaines’ winners could be further enriched at the start of the summer. Since Tuesday, June 28, 2022, Clémentine Thomar, 27 years old and born in Toulouse, has been taking part in the World Table Football Championship in Nantes. The Toulouse Football de Table player, who won titles in 2015 and 2017, is aiming for a third throne in Nantes in a competition that ends on July 3. With a new title on the key?

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