Quentin Jouves

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Vichy, FRA
Languages
French

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]
Training Regime
He trains 11 hours per week.

General interest

Impairment
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)