Solène Delinger 10:47 a.m., July 06, 2022

"Beijing Express" is making a comeback this Wednesday evening on M6, on the occasion of a sixteenth special celebrity season.

Among the competitors of this edition tour in Sri Lanka: the former Miss France Rachel Legrain-Trapani and her companion Valentin Léonard.

Invited in "Culture Médias" on Europe 1, the young woman revealed that they could have never taken the plane... 

It is a television appointment particularly awaited by viewers.

Beijing Express is making its big comeback on M6 this Wednesday evening for a sixteenth season full of twists and turns and with competitors whose names and faces you surely know.

Inès Reg, Valérie Trierweiler, Théo Curin, Just Riadh...

"You're going to grit your teeth and too bad"

The new edition indeed sees celebrities compete, accompanied by one of their relatives.

Rachel Legrain-Trapni, she decided to participate in the adventure with her companion Valentin Léonard.

Invited to Culture Médias this Wednesday on Europe 1, the former Miss France returned to the highlights of her participation in the show, and revealed that she could never have participated.

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A full test

"My companion left to play football a week before leaving. And he tore his calf," she explains to Olivier Benkemoun's microphone.

and they really did everything for me to soothe the pain.

And I said, 'I don't care, we're leaving, so you're going to grit your teeth and too bad'". 


Flagship candidates, Covid-19 … Stéphane Rotenberg recounts the new season of Beijing Express

Rachel Legrain-Trapani and Valentin Léonard flew off to Sri Lanka.

And, the adventure was not easy for the couple.

“We got confused a lot, I grant you that”, confides the former Miss France who perceived this trip as a “test in its own right”.

"It was not easy. It's difficult to keep your cool during the tests. We would see if the couple would last".

Will Rachel Legrain-Trapani and Valentin Léonard win the sixteenth edition of the tele-hook?

If so, they've said it: they'll get married.

End of suspense in a few weeks...