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Jean-Francois Maitre

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F54

Further personal information

Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2018.
Why this sport?
He attended a training camp at the 2017 Invictus Games and was spotted by Denis Charreyre of the French Handisport Federation.
Club / Team
Handisport Beziers: France

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
France
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Berlin, GER

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Being crowned indoor and outdoor national champion in France. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Impairment
He has paraplegia as a result of an accident at a bakery. He sustained his impairment saving the lives of five other people. (sport.francetvinfo.fr, 28 Aug 2018; Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)