Hat tip: Monique Wells
Source: The African Courier
Laura Flessel is France’s sports minister.
Aged 45, she is a double Olympic fencing champion widely known in French sport.
Flessel, who was born in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, is currently number one on the all-time list of French female Olympic winners, with five medals to her credit.
Flessel, who is married and has a daughter, was France’s flag-bearer at the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony in London. It was her fifth and last Olympics.
Donc on va travailler sur le sport et les femmes, le sport et la santé, la lutte contre le cancer, l’inclusion par le sport, l’expertise et la diplomatie.
— Laura Flessel in an interview with Paris Match