Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S9, SB8, SM9
Further personal information
French, Spanish, Basque
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up swimming at age 13 in Anglet, France.
Why this sport?
The sport was part of her rehabilitation following the amputation of her leg.
Club / Team
Anglet Olympique: France
Name of coach
She swims at least six times a week. She usually swims about 7 kilometres each workout.
Ezti (paralympic.org, 5 Nov 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"This is a very thankless sport. We train a lot for a few hundredths of a second. When you are young, you progress quickly but then there are moments of stagnation." (sudouest.fr, 12 Mar 2013)
She was born without a tibia in her right leg. After undergoing a primary amputation at the ankle at age eight months, the limb was amputated at age 12 following complications involving the knee. (informations.handicap.fr, 15 Sep 2008, lejpb.com, 2 Sep 2008)
|Women's 50 m Freestyle S9||Heat 1||8|
|Women's 100 m Freestyle S9||Heat 3||7|
|Women's 100 m Backstroke S9||Heat 1||4|
|Women's 100 m Freestyle S9||Heat 1||2013-08-12||10|
|Women's 50 m Freestyle S9||Heat 1||2013-08-13||11|
|Women's 100 m Backstroke S9||Heat 2||2013-08-18||3|
|Women's 100 m Backstroke S9||Final 1||2013-08-18||4|