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Jean Indris Santere

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F58

Further personal information

Residence
Haiti
Occupation
Information Technology, Technician
Languages
Creole, French
Higher education
Information Technology

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in early 2011, one year after losing his left lower leg in the Haiti earthquake in January 2010.
Why this sport?
"I love sport because it allows me to surpass the limits that society expects from people with impairments."
Name of coach
Toussaint Loisse

General interest

Hobbies
Following all kinds of sports. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Haitian politician Jean Chevalier Sanon. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian footballer Neymar, US boxer Mike Tyson. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He was Haiti's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Impairment
His lower left leg was amputated due to injuries sustained in the earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F57 Final Round 2016-09-17 9999