Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Advisor, Medical Professional
French, Spanish, English
Medicine, Sports Medicine - University of Montpellier: France
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began athletics in 2003, at age 14, in Montpellier, France.
Why this sport?
She practised a lot of sports [swimming, table tennis, handball] as she grew up, but always wanted to change after one season. In 2003 she saw French Para sprinter Dominique Andre competing and was inspired to take up the sport. "I liked the diversity of the disciplines and the trainings."
Club / Team
Handisport Beziers [FRA] / Montpellier Athletic Mediterranee Metropole [FRA]:
Name of coach
Medicine, politics. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in 200m at the 2009 U23 World Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland. Reaching the final of the T42 100m at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Christine Sarradel, French Para athletes Dominique Andre and her family. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Italian Para athlete Martina Caironi. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
In 2005 she sprained her wrist. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Nothing is impossible." (talenteo.fr, 31 Oct 2012)
She was born without the femur in her right leg [femoral agenesis]. She began wearing a prosthesis at age 16 months. (objectifgard.com, 31 Mar 2013; Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
|Women's 100 m T42||Final||2011-01-25||7|
|Women's 100 m T42||Final Round||2012-09-05||9|
|Women's Long Jump T42||Final 1||2013-07-22||6|
|Women's 100 m T42||Final 1||2013-07-27||7|