Jean-Baptiste Macquet

Jean -Baptiste Macquet ( born July 2, 1983 in Dieppe ) is a French rower and two-time world champion.


Macquet 2001 was World Junior Champion in the coxless four. In 2002 he won at the U23 World Championships, a bronze medal in the coxed four, followed in 2003 by silver in the eighth. The World Rowing Championships in 2003, he finished with the coxed four fourth place in the adult class. In the Olympic season 2004 Macquet rowed in the eight French, with whom he finished sixth in the Olympic Regatta.

2005 moved Macquet of the belt boats to the sculling boats and went in first with Ronan Mathieu and then with Jonathan Coëffic in the double sculls at the seventh place at the World Rowing Championships 2005 was Macquet and Coëffic the best placement. 2006 Macquet formed with the Olympic champion from 2004 Adrien Hardy a new double sculls, who won the World Cup in Poznan and in Munich and Lucerne each took third place. The World Rowing Championships in 2006 in Eton Macquet and Hardy were victorious against the Slovenians Luka Spik and Iztok Čop. Occupied in 2007, the two Frenchmen in the World Cup places four, five and six, at the World Championships in Munich, she won silver behind the two Slovenians. 2008 World Cup results were similar to those in the previous year, occupied in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing Macquet and Hardy fifth place. For Rowing European Championships 2008, Hardy and Macquet went in the French eight, with whom she won the title.

2009 Hardy and Macquet changed after a sixth place at the World Cup in Banyoles with the 2009 they occupied the fifth place in the quadruple sculls at the World Rowing Championships. At the helm European Championships 2009, the two were with the French aft the bronze medal. 2010 moved Macquet back to the belt boats, the French coxless four came with Macquet at bat, Germain Chardin, Julien Despres and Dorian Mortelette to. After a third place at the World Cup in Lucerne and a fifth place finish at the helm European Championships in 2010, the French foursome won rather surprising at the World Rowing Championships 2010. The following year, the French foursome reached without at the World Rowing Championships 2011, only the C- finals and finished 13th in the final ranking