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Miori Henault

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Saint-Eustache, QC, CAN
Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up swimming at age nine and started to compete at age 12. She received her international classification in 2018 at the World Series meet in Indianapolis, IN, United States of America.
Why this sport?
"I like to be in the water and have fun."
Club / Team
Club Aquatique Saint-Eustache [CASE]: Canada
Name of coach
Michel Tremblay [personal]; Vince Mikuska [national]
Training Regime
She trains six days a week, for around 20 hours total, ahead of major competitions.

General interest

Awards and honours
She was named the 2015 and 2016 Para Athlete of the Year at the Saint-Eustache Sports Merit Gala in Quebec, Canada. (saint-eustache.ca, 24 Oct 2016)

She was a flag bearer during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Quebec Games in Canada. (nordinfo.com, 17 Jul 2014)
Other sports
She has competed in open water swimming, and took part in her first 10km event in 2018 at the Traversee Internationale du Lac St-Jean competition in Quebec, Canada. (ici.radio-canada.ca, 28 Jul 2018; journalduquebec.com, 27 Jul 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (nordinfo.com, 10 Aug 2017)
Other information
FROM VIETNAM TO CANADA
Born in Vietnam, she was adopted when she was 16 months old by a family from Quebec, Canada. (nordinfo.com, 10 Dec 2013; ville.rosemere.qc.ca, 01 Jul 2017)