An official partner of the 2024 Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games, ALL – Accor Live Limitless, Accor’s reservation platform and loyalty program, introduces the “ALL Champions Family” of ALL sponsored athletes. This talented team of athletes is made up of five women and five men, aged from 17 to 54 all of whom are on course to qualify for the Games and currently hold almost 180 titles between them.
Beyond their own outstanding sporting achievements, the ALL Champions Family athletes also share a deep commitment to values that resonate with Accor’s initiatives, namely inclusion & diversity, sustainability, and social elevation. These passionate athletes are a perfect match for ALL’s ambition of offering memorable experiences to its members in several areas including sport. In line with Paris 2024’s legacy objectives, the athletes will take part in activities based on sport and healthy living aimed at Group employees with these initiatives primarily be striving to get as many people as possible into or back into sport.
Meet the athletes who make up the ALL Champions Family (in alphabetical order):
|Hakim Arezki, Blind football
A father of two, Hakim is a committed athlete. A lecturer, author and composer as well as a French and European Blind Football Champion, Hakim was made a chevalier de l’ordre du Mérite (a French state honor) in 2013. He works within the Group as a receptionist at Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel.
Amandine Buchard, Judo
An individual silver and team gold medalist at the 2020 Tokyo Games, Amandine is deeply committed to the issues of women’s rights and visibility of the LGBTQIA+ community. She aims to take part in the upcoming Olympics to try to win gold in her category.
|Carlota Dudek, Breakdancing
French champion in 2021, Carlota began breakdancing at the age of six, although she had been dancing from an even younger age. Now 20, she is on course to represent France at the next Games, when breakdancing becomes an Olympic sport for the first time.
|Michaël Jeremiasz, Wheelchair tennis
A father and a four-time Paralympic medalist in wheelchair tennis – including gold at the Beijing Games – Michaël is now retired. He is a member of the Paris 2024 Athletes’ Commission for the upcoming Olympics & Paralympics and has been a genuine ambassador of accessibility for Accor for several years.
|Thu Kamkasomphou, Para table tennis
A hugely successful athlete with 10 medals to her name and passionate about new technologies, Thu hopes to add to her tally in 2024. Highly committed to disability issues, she regularly hosts events to raise public awareness of auto-immune diseases.
|Nikola Karabatic, Handball
A multiple Olympic medalist including three gold medals, Nikola was also named World Handball Player of the Year on three occasions. A dedicated member of the French Handball team, this staunch defender of social and environmental causes hopes to take part in his sixth Olympic Games.
|Madeleine Larcheron, Skateboard
Youngest of the ALL Champions Family, Madeleine was crowned French champion in 2018 and 2021. A fan of tattoos and graphic design, she began skateboarding at the age of nine. Having qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics at the age of 15, she was the youngest athlete in the French delegation to compete.
|Marie Patouillet, Para Cycling - Track and Road
A double medalist at the Tokyo Games, she also won the Para Cycling Road World Championships in 2022. A doctor by profession, Marie is dedicated to helping people. Her commitment extends to the issues of gender equality and representation of members of the LGBTQIA+ community.
|Alexandre Sido, Fencing
Number two in Europe and bronze medalist in the men’s team foil at the 2022 World Championships, Alexandre is a member of the French Foil Fencing team. Alexandre is following a dual path – his sporting career at French center of excellence INSEP, in parallel with his Master’s in Marketing and Society at SciencesPo Paris.
|Kauli Vaast, Surfing
Kauli has been riding the wave of Teahupoo, the competition site for Paris 2024, since a young age. This local hero, recently winner of his first competition on the professional qualifying circuit, is one of the most talented young athletes in his sport and aims to make Paris 2024 a unique moment on his land.
As a French leader in the hospitality industry, Accor will leverage its savoir-faire and expertise through the various dedicated sites: for the first time in the history of the Olympics and Paralympics, Accor will coordinate the hotel management of the Athletes’ and Media Villages as the first Official Partner (services, concierge, housekeeping, etc.). Within its hotels, Accor’s talents will welcome tourists and visitors from all over the world, each contributing their hospitality expertise to help make the Games a success.
Paris 2024’s commitment to making these Games a responsible event is a challenge that Accor intends to support and represents a unique opportunity to promote positive change beyond its industry.