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Eric Etienne

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F42

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He joined a para-athletics club in 2006 in Salon-de-Provence, France.
Club / Team
La Vaillante: Salon-de-Provence, FRA
Name of coach
Jean-Baptiste Souche [national], FRA

General interest

Other sports
He was a semi-professional rugby player before his accident. He has also competed in para-rowing. (autonomic-expo.com, 17 Nov 2014)
Impairment
He was involved in a car accident, which resulted in his leg being amputated. (autonomic-expo.com, 17 Nov 2014; athletisme-handisport.org, 09 Jul 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F42 Final 1 2013-07-20 6
Men's Discus Throw F42 Final 1 2013-07-23 9