Via her official Instagram account, Justine Braisaz-Bouchet formalized her pregnancy. The French biathlete will not participate in the 2022-23 season.
Pink notebook for the French women’s biathlon team. Indeed, the secret seemed to be well kept, and this for many weeks now, but Justine Braisaz-Bouchet expects, very soon, a happy event, she who is currently pregnant with her very first child. This is what the main interested party confirmed, in particular via a photo published on her account. Instagram official. A pregnancy that will inevitably have consequences on her professional career. In effect, the Savoyard will simply miss the 2022-2023 winter season on the international biathlon circuit. The Habs will therefore not be part of the next edition of the World Cup but also for the next Worlds.
Braisaz-Bouchet competed in the summer preparation
Since the very end of this spring, the main interested party had indeed disputed the summer preparation, in the company of her compatriots who are also members of the French women’s biathlon team. A preparation which had thus taken place in particular on the side of Norway, on the occasion of the Blink Festival. It was only then that the French had then stopped everything, in order to carry out her pregnancy as calmly as possible. For a baby expected in the next few months. The reigning Olympic champion in the mass-start discipline, crowned last February, near Beijing in China, has been married to Julien Bouchet since the summer of 2020. The athlete from Les Saisies, in the department of Savoie, is now 26 years old.