Amélie Riou

Amélie, from Brittany, France started sailing at 7 years old on Optimist, before progressing to Laser radial becoming a member of the French sailing team including Olympic campaigns for RIO 2016 winning a place as a substitute and training partner.

After completing her Degree in Mathematics, Amélie started another Olympic campaign on Nacra 17 (foiling). In 2019 she completed a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering at the University of La Rochelle and is now racing in the ‘Tour de France à la Voile’ and pre-season on DIAM 24 (multihull boat, Team La Boulangère), as a bowman/tactics.