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“Ready … Go! “
Final of the world championships. At the referee’s signal, Franek allows himself a second to gauge his rival for the day one last time. He doesn’t need more. A moment stolen from the intensity of the combat which gives him a head start in each encounter. A furtive image alerts him without his being able to linger there. A padded silence reigns in the old gymnasium where the leaks compete with the faulty lighting, the speakers are off, the sound system…