Steeve François Fabien Guenot (born October 2, 1985 in Chalon-sur-Saône, Saône-et-Loire) is a French wrestler who won the Gold medal in the Men's Greco-Roman 66 kg in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He became the first Olympic Champion for France in Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling since Emile Poilvé, in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Hired by the RATP in 2007, he is member of the US Métro (Union sportive métropolitaine des transports)
He is born in a family of wrestlers: his father is referee, his mother is club manager. His brother Christophe and sisters practice wrestling.
At the age of 22, he gave France its first gold medal at the 2008 Games.

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