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LARDIERE Rachel
Sport Para swimming
NPC France   
GenderWomen
Age48
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
S7, SB5, SM6
Further Personal Information
Languages
French
Higher education
Biochemistry
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
She had been involved competing in a number of sports before her accident, and decided to take up swimming after. At first she did not think about competing seriously, but after training more and more she progressed onto competitive swimming.
Club / Team
AS Handivienne: France
Name of coach
Boris Bonnefoi [club], FRA
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Coach Yann Eric Fouille. (IPC, 3 Nov 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You have nothing to lose, everything is possible, don't underestimate anyone and enjoy yourself." (IPC, 3 Nov 2009)
Impairment
She has paraplegia as a result of an accident. (ffn.extranat.fr, 2008)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2008 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:52.34
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2010 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:53.55
14 2010 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:48.91
6 2010 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 5:18.45
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Event Result
3 2009 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 5:22.52
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
6 2014 100m Breaststroke SB5 2:04.17
8 2014 200m Individual Medley SM6 4:01.52