Alsace sports trophy and DNA. Vote for the Alsatian athlete of the month

After the gymnast from Meistratzheim Aline Friess (19), named Alsatian athlete of the month for August, tribute to the gentlemen with a 100% male trio.

– Already on view at the European Championship in Munich this summer (4th on pommel), the gymnast from Griesbach-au-Val Benjamin Osberger (20 years old) continued to win bronze on floor during the new French Open on September 25 in Paris Bercy. A result that earned him the selection for the next World Cups.

– Globally, Mulhousien Maxime Hueber-Moosbrugger (26) rubbed shoulders with him this summer before conquering it all on the European scene over the past month: first Triathlon European Cup victory, Duathlon Europe crowning and victory in the final of the Duathlon Grand Prix… Don’t throw more!

– Finally, the footballer from Osthoffen, Jonathan Clauss (30), is the 3rd nominee after a very good start to the season with Olympique de Marseille, magnified by two new selections in Blue during the last rally.

Who deserves the title of Alsatian sportsman of the month for September?

It is up to you to vote by clicking on the following link:

You have until Monday, October 10 (6:00 p.m.). The name of the winner will be announced the following day in all the media of the two newspapers.







Benjamin OBERGER

Definitely, this 2022 season is the one to hatch at the highest level for gymnast Benjamin Osberger.
A member of a very rejuvenated French men’s team, the 20-year-old from Griesbach-au-Val experienced his first senior European Championships this summer in Munich, narrowly missing the podium on the pommel horse.
Never mind, the club’s hopeful from La Munstérienne only had to wait one more month to win a bronze medal, in the floor final this time, on September 25 during the new France Internationals at the Accor Arena in Paris-Bercy. . A planetary-scale competition that confirmed that the resident of the Pôle France d’Antibes now had broad enough shoulders to compete regularly at the world level.
Logically, the Alsatian also found out two days later that she was selected for the next world championships in artistic gymnastics, from October 29 to November 6, in Liverpool (United Kingdom). She will be accompanied, among others, by the Meistratzheimoise Aline Friess, designated… Alsatian Athlete of the Month for August. A sign ?



Maxime Hueber-Moosbrugger has something to smile about at the end of the 2022 season. DR

Maxime Hueber-Moosbrugger has something to smile about at the end of the 2022 season. DR

Maxime HUEBER-MOOSBRUGGER

If we were to compare Maxime Hueber-Moosbrugger to a basketball player, we could certainly consider him to be “in the zone” today. You know, that trance-like state that wants you to succeed at just about anything you do.
In this month of September 2022, and so to speak since the middle of the 2021 season, there is Mulhouse, 26, returning nearly all of his 3-pointers, which, in triathlon/duathlon parlance, means he wins just about every race. in which he participates.
Over the past month, the native of Bas-Rhinois thus won the first stage of the Triathlon European Cup of his career, on September 4 in Alhandra (Portugal), then was crowned duathlon European champion, on September 17 in Bilbao (Spain), before also winning the Division 1 Duathlon Grand Prix Final, on September 25 in Avallon (Yonne), wearing the colors of his Metz Triathlon club.
His only “loss” in the meantime? A 6th place in the final of the FFTri D1 Grand Prix (this time triathlon), among Olympic and/or world medalists. A string of high-flying performances that opens up real prospects for him in the race to qualify for the Paris-2024 Olympic Games.



Jonathan Clauss can believe more and more in a first participation in the World Cup, this winter in Qatar.  Photo Sipa/Christophe ENA



jonathan claus

The beautiful story of Jonathan Clauss is enriched every week with a new chapter. After becoming fully professional in Germany, at Arminia Bielefeld, after an amateur career riddled with pitfalls, the Alsatian team exploded in Ligue 1, at RC Lens (2020-2022), before taking over the management of Olympique de Marseille in the low season.
A rise in power that has been rewarded with six selections for the France squad since March, the last two of which fell during the September rally. A poster a few weeks before the World Cup in Qatar?
Happiness never comes alone, the right Piston scored his first goal for the Phocaeans on Friday at Angers, while assisting in the left channel. An action, with a step over and a chained blow, that materialized all the confidence that today lives in the boy from Osthoffen.
This Tuesday, Jonathan Clauss, the player most used by his coach Igor Tudor at OM, will live his third Champions League game against Sporting Lisbon. We can’t wait for the rest of the story…

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