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Ronan Pallier



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
T11, F11

Further personal information

Wife Sabrina, son Matthis
Nantes, FRA
English, French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 15, and at age 21 he joined an athletics club.
Why this sport?
He played football as a striker before focusing on athletics, as he was a strong sprinter. He chose long jump because he was interested in the technique needed for the discipline.
Club / Team
Stade Nantais Athletisme: France
Name of coach
Fabrice Ploquin [personal], FRA

General interest

Playing the saxophone, music, travel. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, and claiming bronze in the T11-13 4x100m relay at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
US sprinter Carl Lewis, Namibian sprinter Frankie Fredericks. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
He fractured his ankle and the fibula bone in his leg in July 2019. Despite the injuries, he was able to compete four month later at the world championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (SportsDeskOnline, 18 Mar 2020)

He tore the Achilles tendon in his leg during his first year of training in athletics. (, 21 Nov 2013)
He has retinis pigmentosa, which has gradually impaired his vision. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Other information
He was born in Sainte-Marie in the French overseas territory Reunion. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)


Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T13 Heat 1 5
Men's Long Jump F13 Final Round 5
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 3 9999
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F12 Final Round 6
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final Round 3
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 1 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F12 Final Round 8
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 1 2
Men's 100 m T12 Heat 6 2
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F12/13 Final 2011-01-22 7