Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up swimming at age 12.
Why this sport?
A lifeguard spotted him swimming and suggested that he should take up the sport seriously. There was a para-swimming club near his home so he signed up.
Club / Team
Club de Dauphins de Puy l'Eveque: France
Name of coach
Jean-Marie Praneuf [club]; Fabien Maltrait [national]
He trains 11 hours per week.
An accident at home at age six required the amputation of his right leg below the knee. (ladepeche.fr, 08 Jul 2013; Facebook profile, 14 Nov 2015; ladepeche.fr, 19 Dec 2012)