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Laura Mahieu

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
S8, SB6, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
France
Occupation
Student
Languages
French
Higher education
Psychology

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2005 in Montbard, France.
Why this sport?
"What I like about swimming is that I don't use my prosthetics and I feel completely free."
Club / Team
Auxois Natation: Montbard, FRA
Training Regime
She trains five hours a week in Dijon, France. Her training consists of two hours in the pool and one hour in the gym.

General interest

Awards and honours
She received an acknowledgement from the municipality of Montbard, France, in 2020 for her sporting achievements. (bienpublic.com, 26 Jan 2020)
Impairment
Both her legs were amputated below the knee after she was born with tibia agenesia. (gazetteinfo.fr, 02 Mar 2015; YouTube.com, 07 Mar 2019)
Other information
ASPIRING AUTHOR
She aspires to become a writer and one day publish a book. (Ask.fm profile, 22 Dec 2013)