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Agathe Pauli

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10

Further personal information

Residence
Talence, FRA
Occupation
Student
Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began taking swimming lessons at age five. She took up Para swimming at age seven in Marseilles, France.
Why this sport?
"I feel better in the water than outside. I don't wear my prosthetics, which gives me a feeling of lightness. I also experience a gliding sensation that I don't have on the ground."
Club / Team
Handisport Marseille: France
Name of coach
Aurelie Tassel
Training Regime
She has eight training sessions a week, which last for up to four hours each, at the Centre of Sporting Resources, Expertise and Performance in Bordeaux, France.

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (Sud Ouest, 16 Feb 2020)
Impairment
She was born with an agenesis in her right leg. (Sud Ouest, 16 Feb 2020; fiphfp.fr, 01 Jun 2017)