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FATIS Anita
Sport Para swimming
NPC France   
GenderWomen
Age55
Place of BirthDunkirk, FRA
Height1.78 m
Weight 64 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S5
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Husband and three children
Residence
Thionville, FRA
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 17.
Why this sport?
Until age 17 she competed in track events. After being diagnosed with her illness she switched to swimming as she always loved being in the water.
Club / Team
Association Thionvilloise Handisport: France
Name of coach
Cyril Bourdeau [national]
General Interest
Injuries
In May 2014 she injured her right shoulder while competing in Belgium. (Facebook page, 07 Jun 2014)
Awards and honours
She was France's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2013 World Championships in Montreal, QC, Canada. (Facebook page, 05 Oct 2013)
Impairment
She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1990. (anitafatisnageusehandisport.net, 23 Nov 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2012 50m Freestyle S5  DNS
4 2012 200m Freestyle S5 3:03.81
5 2012 100m Freestyle S5 1:24.34
8 2016 200m Freestyle S5 3:18.23
8 2016 50m Freestyle S5 42.66 
7 2016 50m Backstroke S5 49.23 
9 2016 100m Freestyle S5 1:34.13 
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2010 50m Freestyle S5 38.68
4 2010 50m Backstroke S5 47.67
3 2010 100m Freestyle S5 1:26.70
6 2010 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 5:18.45
4 2013 50m Backstroke S5 50.60
6 2013 100m Freestyle S5 1:29.34
5 2013 50m Freestyle S5 41.66
5 2015 50m Backstroke S5 49.45
6 2015 200m Freestyle S5 3:13.81
4 2015 50m Freestyle S5 41.03
Heats 2015 100m Freestyle S5 1:31.15
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 100m Freestyle S5 1:29.63
6 2014 100m Breaststroke SB4 2:21.02
3 2014 50m Freestyle S5 40.52
3 2014 50m Backstroke S5 49.84
4 2016 200m Freestyle S5 3:15.80
4 2016 50m Backstroke S5 51.74
4 2016 50m Freestyle S5 42.30