As part of the partnership between LVMH and Paris 2024, LVMH takes great pride in providing direct support ahead of the Games for athletes whose exemplary achievements make them Artisans of All Victories. Following swimmer Léon Marchand, five-time world champion and record-holder in the 400-meter individual medley, the second athlete to join the LVMH family is Mélanie de Jesus dos Santos. The 23-year-old gymnast is one of France’s most promising artistic gymnastics stars.
This partnership continues the active support that LVMH and its Maisons have for many years provided for high-level sports and the most prestigious international competitions. From the creation of numerous trophies to trunks designed specially to hold them, LVMH Maisons have long been partners to the world of sports, spanning a wide variety of disciplines, including tennis, rugby, basketball, soccer and automobile racing.
Bronze medalist in the all around team event this year at the World Championship in Antwerp, gold medalist in the floor exercise event at the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow, in the all around individual and floor events in Szczecin in 2019, and in the balance beam in Basel in 2021, Mélanie de Jesus dos Santos has won an international following with her talent, determination and resilience in a career marked by several injuries. Four-time European champion in artistic gymnastics, she now trains in the United States, determined to better her impressive sixth-place finish in the uneven bars at Tokyo in 2021.
Mélanie de Jesus dos Santos will represent Maison Christian Dior as ambassador for the Olympic Games Paris 2024. Inspired by the same values of audacity, creativity and excellence that define Christian Dior, Mélanie de Jesus dos Santos each day moves closer to her dream of winning an Olympic medal in Paris.
LVMH and Dior are delighted to welcome Mélanie de Jesus dos Santos as Ambassador and Artisan of All Victories.