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Louis Denovan Jason Rabaye

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T20, F20

Further personal information

Languages
Creole, French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2014.
Why this sport?
"I have always loved watching athletics. It is my biggest passion."
Club / Team
Magic ParaSport Club: Quatre Bornes, MRI
Name of coach
Jean Marie Bhugeerathee [national], MRI

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Mauritius

General interest

Hobbies
Cooking, DIY. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Jean Marie Bhugeerathee. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Injuries
He had a back injury in the early part of 2016. The problem was resolved by July 2016. (lemauricien.com, 10 July 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2016, 2018, and 2019 he was named Best Male Para Athlete with an Intellectual Impairment at the National Sports Awards in Mauritius. (zordi.mu, 16 Feb 2020; mauritiussportscouncil.com, 01 Jan 2019; orange.mu, 03 Mar 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (lemauricien.com, 25 Sep 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T20 Heat 2 2017-07-16 10