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Marcelin Walico

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F57

Further personal information

Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2013.
Why this sport?
"It's a way for me to forget my impairment."
Club / Team
Club Athletique Jules Garnier: New Caledonia

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the F57 javelin throw at the 2016 European Championships in Grosseto, Italy. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Olivier Deniaud. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
US boxers Mike Tyson and Muhammad Ali. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Impairment
His left leg was amputated above the knee due to an accident. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015; 20 Aug 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F57 Final 1 2015-10-24 9
Men's Shot Put F57 Final 1 2015-10-27 13
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F57 Final 1 2017-07-18 6