Nicolas Le Hir
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up swimming in 2010 in Brest, France.
Why this sport?
He first played table tennis at a Para sports club in Brest, France, and later joined the club's swimming section. Recognising his potential as a swimmer, the coaches increased his training and encouraged him to participate in competitions. "Para sport has brought me things that otherwise I would have never had or I would have never done."
He was born with an impairment to his leg. (creps-vichy.sports.gouv.fr, 29 Mar 2014)