Antoine Dupont announced, he will prepare with the French rugby sevens team with a view to participating in the next Olympic Games. Seeing the star of the French XV in Paris in the summer of 2024 is causing a lot of talk, even beyond French borders. England scrum-half, Danny Care spoke about Dupont at the Olympics, announcing serious things on the subject.
After the Rugby World Cup, Antoine Dupont will put aside the XV of France for a few months to focus onFrench team rugby sevens with a view to the next Olympic Games in Paris in 2024. On this subject, the scrum half of Toulouse Stadium recently explained: “ It’s been several months now that we’ve been trying to get along with France 7, with my club, the Fédé, to be able to give me the means to try to participate in these Games. Today, there is a larger group that I am a part of. I will spend time with them, try to acclimatize myself to this sport as best I can, hoping to perform well and apply for these Games ».
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“He is the perfect Sevens player”
We could therefore see Antoine Dupont to 2024 Olympic Gamesbut inevitably, one of the questions is to know what his level will be in a rugby sevens team. In this regard, Danny Carescrum half of theEnglanddon’t worry too much about the star of the XV of France. Indeed, in the podcast Rugby Union Weekly and reported by quinzemondialhe confided on Dupont : « Antoine is the best player in the world, that’s something that obviously means a lot to him, and it’s a home Olympics, so imagine how special that would be. If anyone can do it and be the best player in the tournament, it’s him. He is the perfect Sevens player, he will be unplayable. He will be amazing, opponents won’t touch him ».
“Imagine beating everyone and doing it in your country”
« He will score tries and offer others. He will probably participate in ten more Six Nations (…) It is a dream for all the children who watched the Olympic Games. Imagine beating everyone and doing it in your country, where everyone already loves you “, he added. To see if Antoine Dupont will be as good as that if he competes Olympic Games with the France.