Portrait de Léna Bonnel à la Toussuire qui porte fièrement sa médaille d'or autour de son cou et ses skis dans sa main

Léna Bonnel (born in 1996) competes in ski mountaineering, a high-level sport where the combination of mind and body is paramount. After excellent results in youth competitions, she started a promising career as an adult competitor.

Lionel’s daughter, Candice’s sister and Lorna’s cousin, she is following the path laid out by her prestigious athletic family, and has been collecting medals since 2019.

She already boasts a great record !

After completing a bachelor’s in sports studies in 2019, she joined the Grenoble School of Physiotherapy.

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Portrait de la skieuse Léna Bonnel en tenue de ski alpinisme. Léna sourit à l'objectif après avoir franchi la ligne d'arrivée

Her record


*French champion of Sprint, and Team champion with Candice. French vice-champion in Individual events

* World relay vice-champion with Axelle Mollaret and Emily Harrop

* First podium in the World Cup : 3rd in Sprint

* ranked 4th worldwide in sprint, and 11th Overall.

Photo vertical de Léna Bonnel dans une journée d'hiver à la Toussuire. Léna est au premier plan avec son équipement de ski de randonnée et nous pouvons voir la Toussuire et les Aiguilles d'Arves enneigés au second plan

2019 & 2020 :

* Trail running : 2nd in the summer Pierra menta

* 11th overall in the World Cup

* French Sprint Champion, Senior category

* Sprint World Champion, Espoir category (5th Senior) on 10 March 2019 in Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland.

* World relay champion (senior), 16 March 2019, in Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland.

* Vice world champion, Espoir category, individual race event, 12 March 2019, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland.

* French champion (senior) in team event

* French vice-champion (espoir) in individual and sprint events.


* French Champion Espoir, Sprint, 7 January 2018, Sauze

* French champion (Espoir), Individual event, 14 January, Aussois, Maurienne

* 3rd (Senior) in the scratch event behind Laetitia Roux and Axelle Mollaret, two references in the field.

She finished 3rd (espoir category) in the individual World Cup events in Puy St Vincent, early February 2018

2017 :

World Vice-Champion ( category) in Sprint, Piancavallo (Italy).

Record (Junior category) :
* European Champion, Individual Race event
* European Vice-Champion, Sprint
* French Champion in Individual, Sprint and Team events
* 3 World Cup victories