Bastian Fontayne

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S9, SB9, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
Leverkusen, GER
Languages
English, German

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
A friend got him involved in the sport.
Club / Team
SG Bayer: Germany
Name of coach
Marion Haas Faller [club], GER; Ute Schinkitz [national], GER

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (derwesten.de, 27 May 2014)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2013 Sportsman of the Year in Hilchenbach, Germany. (derwesten.de, 13 Mar 2014)
Impairment
At age 10 he was involved in a traffic accident, which resulted in his leg being amputated. (derwesten.de, 13 Mar 2014)