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Mathieu Moulart

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T47

Further personal information

Residence
Ath, BEL
Languages
Dutch, English, French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in late 2017.
Why this sport?
Between rehabilitation and operations he decided to take up Para athletics to clear his mind. "I used to play basketball and I jumped very high. After the accident I wanted to continue practising a sport. I discovered that I could do athletics and I started immediately."
Club / Team
Royal White Star Athletic Club: Woluwé-Saint-Lambert, BEL

International debut

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

General interest

Nicknames
Mat (Facebook profile, 19 Nov 2017)
Hobbies
Basketball, petanque, spending time with friends and family, American football. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
French Para athlete Arnaud Assoumani. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
''When nothing is sure, everything is possible.'' (Facebook profile, 13 Jul 2017)
Impairment
In 2017 he was climbing down from a footbridge that ran over a railway track when he received an electric shock from the overhead line. As a result, his left arm was amputated below the elbow, while his right arm was injured and required surgery. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019; dhnet.be, 03 Jul 2018, 18 Dec 2017)