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SANTERRE Jean Indris
Sport Para athletics
NPC Haiti   
GenderMen
Age48
Height1.70 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F58
Further Personal Information
Residence
Haiti
Occupation
Information Technology, Technician
Languages
Creole, French
Higher education
Information Technology
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in early 2011, one year after losing his left lower leg in the Haiti earthquake in January 2010.
Why this sport?
"I love sport because it allows me to surpass the limits that society expects from people with impairments."
Name of coach
Toussaint Loisse
General Interest
Hobbies
Following all kinds of sports. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Haitian politician Jean Chevalier Sanon. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian footballer Neymar, US boxer Mike Tyson. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He was Haiti's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Impairment
His lower left leg was amputated due to injuries sustained in the earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
  2016 Shot Put F57  DNS