While the situation around Clarisse Crémer is causing reactions, the Minister of Sports Amélie Oudéa-Castera has confided in wanting to get involved in this file and hopes that a solution can be found.
The situation of Clarisse Crémer continues to make people react. Earlier this week, faced with the risk of the sailor not qualifying for the next Vendée Globe, Banque Populaire decided to replace her. Indeed, recently become a mother, the Parisienne is not guaranteed to respond favorably to the new qualification criteria imposed by the organizers of the round the world sailing non-stop and without assistance. A decision with serious consequences that a certain inflexibility of the latter made difficult to avoid for the bank, anxious to take advantage of the visibility offered by the Vendée Globe. While the leaders of Groupe BPCE would be ready to backtrack in the face of the poor visibility that this situation is causing, the Minister of Sports Amélie Oudéa-Castera told the press on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of the world championships in alpine skiing organized in Courchevel and Méribel this file is “dear to his heart”.
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Oudéa-Castera: “We will find an exit from above”
” I have exchanged several times with her and I will have her again very soon on the phone “, added the member of the government. Exchanges that the former director general of the French Tennis Federation extended to all those concerned by this case. ” I was able to discuss with all the stakeholdersAlain Leboeuf, president of the departmental council of Vendée, Nicolas Namias, boss of the BPCE group, added the minister. All parties are thinking about what they can do to find a positive solution for Clarisse.. “Admitting that it is” too early to announce anything “, Amélie Oudéa-Castera ensures that she” tries to ensure that she can take the start “. ” We’ll find an exit from the top, I believe in it, added the minister. She is a huge navigator, she is capable of doing huge things, motherhood really needs to be able to get into sailing, and fully into the organization of sport. That is all his example teaches us. »