Type of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He started the sport at age 17 in Lens, France.
Why this sport?
His father knew the family of coach Christian Merouane, who were involved in the regional athletics club. Merouane introduced him to running and became his first coach. His quick progress caught the attention of federal authorities and he eventually started training with the national team.
He trains at least five days per week.
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I take great pleasure in training. If I am tired, I do not show it to others." (lavoixdunord.fr, 28 Jun 2014)