Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Management - Superior Institute of Commerce and Administration [ICA SUP]: Cergy-Pontoise, FRA
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2014.
Why this sport?
He practised high jump prior to his accident. Afterwards he took up swimming before returning to athletics. "I have done this since I was little, it's in my heart."
Club / Team
EA Cergy-Pontoise Athletisme: France
Name of coach
Olivier Andirin [personal]
Swimming, basketball. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in the F42 shot put at the 2016 European Championships in Grosseto, Italy, and reaching the final in the same event at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
He has competed in Para swimming at national level. (gazettevaldoise.fr, 09 Sep 2014)
To compete at the Paralympic Games in 2020 and 2024. (actu.fr, 13 Jul 2018)
He was involved in a car accident in 2009, which resulted in paralysis in his left leg. He was initially paralysed in both legs but he regained movement in his right leg following surgery. (fiphfp.fr, 01 Sep 2016; handisport.org, 29 Sep 2015)
|Men's Shot Put F42||Final 1||2015-10-22||13|
|Men's High Jump T42||Final 1||2015-10-22||11|
|Men's Shot Put F42||Final Round||2016-09-12||8|