Olivier Pleindoux

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S8, SB7, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
Châteaurenard, FRA
Higher education
Accounting

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He started swimming at age five, and began competing soon after. He stopped for several years to pursue karate but took up swimming again in 2007.
Club / Team
Beaucaire-Tarascon Aquatic Club [BTAC] / Handisport Marseille: France
Name of coach
Anthony Segui
Training Regime
He trains five days a week at the communal pool of Beaucaire / Tarascon.

General interest

Hobbies
Karate and weightlifting "always alongside able-bodied people". (sportsregions.fr, 08 Jul 2009)
Awards and honours
He received the Medal of Honour of the City of Beaucaire for his performances in 2009, presented by the Mayor of the city Jacques Bourbousson. (beaucaire.fr, 01 Jan 2010)
Impairment
He suffers from scoliosis which affects the use of his lower legs. (beaucaire.fr, 01 Jan 2010)