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BEREJNY Nicolas
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age50
Place of BirthCondom, FRA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
B2
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Sophie Troc
Residence
France
General Interest
Nicknames
Nico (ladepeche.fr, 10 Mar 2006)
Injuries
He was injured in early 2012. (ledauphine.com, 04 Mar 2012)
Famous relatives
His partner Sophie Troc is formerly his guide, including at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (france-paralympique.fr, 22 Aug 2013)
Impairment
In April 1999, an accident at work resulted in burns to his eyes, which left him visually impaired. (ladepeche.fr, 10 Mar 2006)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He has retired from competitive para-alpine skiing. (vivrefm.com, 23 Jan 2015)

PRESIDENTIAL THANKS
He won France's first gold medal of the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver, and was personally congratulated by French President Nicolas Sarkozy. (elysee.fr, 01 Mar 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2006 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:31.49
1 2006 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 2:05.70
1 2006 Slalom - Visually Impaired 1:48.60
5 2010 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:20.96
  2010 Slalom - Visually Impaired  DNF
  2010 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired  DNF
1 2010 Super-G - Visually Impaired 1:21.55
5 2010 Super Combined - Visually Impaired 2:18.42
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2003/2004 Downhill B1-3 1:17.24
  2003/2004 Super-G B1-3  DNF
  2003/2004 Giant Slalom B1-3  DNF
2 2003/2004 Slalom B1-3 1:44.14
4 2008/2009 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:47.52
  2008/2009 Slalom - Visually Impaired  DNF
1 2008/2009 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 2:14.20
4 2008/2009 Super-G - Visually Impaired 1:01.15
7 2008/2009 Super Combined - Visually Impaired 2:03.70
1 2010/2011 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:21.40
3 2010/2011 Super-G - Visually Impaired 1:20.47
  2010/2011 Super Combined - Visually Impaired  DNF
4 2010/2011 Slalom - Visually Impaired 1:31.82
4 2010/2011 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 2:17.57
10 2012/2013 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:30.40
11 2012/2013 Super-G - Visually Impaired 1:15.46
  2012/2013 Slalom - Visually Impaired  DNF
6 2012/2013 Super Combined - Visually Impaired 1:49.75
8 2012/2013 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 2:22.15