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Aymeric Parmentier

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at six months old, and took up the sport competitively at age 17.
Why this sport?
He considers water to be the environment in which he feels most comfortable.
Club / Team
Blocry Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve et Universite Swimming Team [BOUST]: Belgium
Name of coach
Helene Parmentier [sister], BEL, from 2012
Training Regime
He trains six days a week at the BOUST club in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Belgium
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eindhoven, NED

General interest

Hobbies
Watching football. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the SB14 100m breaststroke at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico, and being crowned Belgian national champion four years in a row. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps, Dutch Para swimmer Marc Evers. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2014 he received a Sports Merit Award from the municipality of Fleurus in Belgium. (fleurus.be, 31 Mar 2014; lavenir.net, 04 Feb 2014)
Impairment
He was born with autism. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 1 2015-07-13 16
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 1 2015-07-17 19
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 3 2015-07-19 12
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Final 1 2017-12-02 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Final 1 2017-12-04 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 2 2017-12-06 3
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Final 1 2017-12-06 4
Men's 100 m Butterfly S14 Heat 1 2017-12-07 9