Morgan Leon

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Classification
S6, SB5, SM6

Further personal information

Residence
Landéda, FRA
Occupation
Coach, Student
Languages
French
Higher education
Engineering - National Institute of Advanced Technologies of Brittany: Brest, FRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He learned to swim as a child, and began participating in competitions in 2010.
Why this sport?
He took part in sports early in his life in order to develop his strength. Swimming came naturally to him and he achieved good results in competitions, so he continued. "The sport was a way for me to fulfil myself, physically and psychologically."
Club / Team
Club Nautique Brestois [FRA] / Handisport Brest [FRA]:
Training Regime
He trains five times a week, covering up to 12 kilometres in the pool.

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
France
Tournament
World Games
Location
Detroit, MI, USA

General interest

Other sports
He has competed in Para rowing as both a rower and coxswain at national level. (letelegramme.fr, 19 Jun 2011)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (ouest-france.fr, 05 Nov 2013)
Other information
COACHING
He serves as a swimming coach for children with hearing, visual and motor impairments at the Handisport Brest club in France. (letelegramme.fr, 05 Sep 2017; ensta-bretagne.fr, 11 Sep 2017)