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Patrick Ardon

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy

Further personal information

Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began lifting weights at age 10. He took up Para powerlifting at age 14.
Why this sport?
His physiotherapist recommended the sport to him to help develop strength in his upper body.
Club / Team
Sports Association of Cerebral Palsy [ASIMC] Gonesse: France
Name of coach
Alexis Querou [national]

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
France
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
London, ENG

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Physiotherapist Jean-Bernard Gebert. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian footballer Neymar, Spanish tennis player Rafa Nadal. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Injuries
He has suffered from dislocating elbows since childhood. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Kuala Lumpur 2002 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -48 kg Final Round 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -48 kg Final Round 2012-08-30 6
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 49.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-05 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -49 kg Final Round 2016-09-08 9999
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 54.00kg Final 2017-12-07 6