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Emeline Pierre

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
S10

Further personal information

Residence
Vichy, FRA
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2012.
Club / Team
Dauphins Section Paloise [FRA] / Academie Philippe Croizon [FRA]:
Name of coach
Fabien Maltrait [Philippe Croizon], FRA

General interest

Injuries
She could not compete at the 2021 French Championships due to minor COVID-19 symptoms. (larepubliquedespyrenees.fr, 14 Jun 2021)

She struggled with a shoulder injury following the 2018 European Championships. She returned to competition in December 2019. (natation-handisport.org, 18 May 2021; larepubliquedespyrenees.fr, 17 Dec 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2021 she received the city medal of Billere in France. (sudouest.fr, 25 Sep 2021)

In 2017 she was named Sports Hope of the Year in Pau, France. (larepubliquedespyrenees.fr, 01 Feb 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (sudouest.fr, 25 Sep 2021)
Impairment
In 2014 she fell while practising gymnastics and sustained a dislocated elbow. She underwent an operation, but the procedure did not go to plan and she was left with a permanent impairment to her shoulder, elbow, and wrist. "The operation did not go well. When I woke up, I could no longer bend my arm normally." (Mechant Loup YouTube channel, 01 Oct 2021; France 3 Aquitaine Facebook page, 15 Jun 2018; Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2017-12-02 5
Women's 50 m Freestyle S10 Final 1 2017-12-02 5
Women's 100 m Backstroke S10 Final 1 2017-12-02 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S10 Final 1 2017-12-03 6
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM10 Final 1 2017-12-04 5