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Cedric Rio

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Classification
SH2

Further personal information

Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up shooting in 2000 and began competing in 2002.
Why this sport?
After practising basketball for several years, he found he enjoyed shooting and quickly developed a passion for it.

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
France
Location
Padua, ITA

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the Paralympic Games in 2008 and 2012. (tir-sportif-libourne.fr, 2016)
Most influential person in career
His father George. (france-paralympique.fr, 01 Aug 2008)
Impairment
He has paraplegia. (france-paralympique.fr, 01 Aug 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 17
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH2 Qualification 17
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2010-07-21 24
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2010-07-24 27
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R5 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH2 Qualification 2012-09-01 20
R4 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 2012-09-02 18