Three Olympic Titles for our military athletes at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics - Day 5


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TOKYO (FRA) - Another historic day for our CISM military athletes at the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games with three new Olympic titles!


BoucheronPetty Officer 2nd Class Hugo Boucheron


Petty Officer 2nd Class Hugo Boucheron, from the French National Defence Sports Centre and Army of Champions, became Olympic champion in Men's Double Sculls (Rowing) with his teammate Matthieu Androdias after a perfectly executed race!


Also in Rowing, Simona Radis, a member of the Romanian Armed Forces, distinguished herself in the most beautiful way with her teammate Ancuta Bodnar and became Olympic champion in the Women's Double Sculls, beating the Olympic record for the discipline in the process.


radisSimona Radis


China's Wang Zongyuan and Siyi Xie, who dominated the 2019 CISM Summer Military World Games by winning the Men's 1m Springboard, Men's 3m Springboard and Men's Synchronised 3m Springboard gold medals, won the Men's Synchronised 3m Springboard final to take Olympic gold in diving.


DivingWang Zongyuan and Siyi Xie


After Simona Radis, Mugurel Semciuc offered Romania a second medal with his second place in the Men's Four (Rowing) with his teammates Vasile Gypsy, Stefan Constantin Berariu and Cosmin Pascari!


Italian Corporal Enrico Berrè and his teammates Luca Curatoli, Aldo Montano and Luigi Samele (reservist) secured a silver medal after being defeated by the Korean Team in the gold medal game of the Sabre Men's Team Event (Fencing) while Xiao Ruoteng (CHN), multi medallist at the CISM Military World Summer Games 2019 in Wuhan, took the silver medal Men's All-Around Final (Artistic Gymnastics)!


SemciucMugurel Semciuc


The Italian military representatives won two more bronze medals with Corporal Federico Burdisso's third place in the 200m Men's Butterfly Final (Swimming) and Corporals Matteo Lodo and Giuseppe Vicino in the Men's Four Final (Rowing).


XiaoXiao Ruoteng

Other results of the day from our military athletes include the following performances:

4th place:

  • Junxuan Yang (CHN - 200m Women’s Freestyle - Swimming)
  • Jianjiahe Wang (CHN - 1500m Women’s Freestyle - Swimming)
  • Corporal Alessandra Montesano (ITA - Women’s Quadruple Sculls - Rowing)
  • Private Stefan Kueng (SUI - Men’s Individual Time Trial - Cycling)
  • Zou Jingyuan (CHN - Men’s All-Around - Artistic Gymnastics)

5th place:

  • Corporal Matteo Ciampi (ITA- 4x200m Men’s Freestyle Relay - Swimming)
  • Corporal Stefano Ballo (ITA - 4x200m Men’s Freestyle Relay - Swimming)
  • Private First-Class Barnabé Delarze (SUI - Men’s Double Sculls - Rowing)
  • Private First-Class Roman Röösli (SUI - Men’s Double Sculls - Rowing)
  • Corporal Simone Venier (ITA - Men’s Quadruple Sculls - Rowing)
  • Corporal Andrea Panizza (ITA - Men’s Quadruple Sculls - Rowing)
  • Corporal Luca Rambaldi (ITA - Men’s Quadruple Sculls - Rowing)
  • Corporal Giacomo Gentili (ITA - Men’s Quadruple Sculls - Rowing)
  • Warrant Officer Mikhail Igolnikov (RUS - Men’s -90kg - Judo)

6th place :

  • Corporal Lorenzo Marsaglia (ITA - Men’s 3m Springboard - Diving)
  • Corporal Giovanni Tocci (ITA - Men’s 3m Springboard - Diving)
  • Private Nils Liess (SUI - 4x200m Men’s Freestyle Relay - Swimming)
  • Recruit Roman Mityukov (SUI - 4x200m Men’s Freestyle Relay - Swimming)


7th place :

  • Captain Kamil Ibragimov (RUS - Sabre Men’s Team - Fencing)
  • Sergeant Konstantin Lokhanov (RUS - Sabre Men’s Team - Fencing)

8th place :

  • 3rd Sergeant Fernando Muhlenberg Scheffer (BRA - 4x200m Men’s Freestyle Relay - Swimming)
  • 3rd Sergeant Luiz Altamir Lopes Melo (BRA - 4x200m Men’s Freestyle Relay - Swimming)


For full results of the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games, please visit the official website of the Organising Committee.


Click here for the full list of the CISM military athletes ready to compete in these 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games!


(Source: CISM Media and Communication Department)