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ARDON Patrick
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthFort-de-France, MTQ
Height1.55 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Further Personal Information
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began lifting weights at age 10. He took up Para powerlifting at age 14.
Why this sport?
His physiotherapist recommended the sport to him to help develop strength in his upper body.
Club / Team
Sports Association of Cerebral Palsy [ASIMC] Gonesse: France
Name of coach
Alexis Querou [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
France
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
London, ENG
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Physiotherapist Jean-Bernard Gebert. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian footballer Neymar, Spanish tennis player Rafa Nadal. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Injuries
He has suffered from dislocating elbows since childhood. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2012 48kg 146
  2016 49kg  NoM
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2002 48kg 110.0 DSQ
7 2014 49kg 142.0
6 2017 54kg 153.0
European Open Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2013 49kg 142
4 2015 49kg 138
5 2018 54kg 145