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Sebastien Mobre

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T34

Further personal information

Residence
Le Bourget-du-Lac, FRA
Occupation
Athlete, Railway Worker
Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2004 in the French region of Normandy. Six months later, he won his first national title.
Why this sport?
He first tried a marathon after making a bet with a friend, and then someone from the French national athletics federation advised him to try sprinting. Prior to athletics he was involved in swimming.
Club / Team
E EA Auvergne Rhone-Alpes: France
Name of coach
Olivier Lund, FRA

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
France
Tournament
World Championship
Location
Christchurch, NZL

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2011 World Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand, competing in two finals at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, and winning silver and bronze at the 2014 European Championships in Swansea, Wales. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
His coach and his fiancee. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
French judoka Teddy Riner, French rally driver Sebastien Loeb. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Injuries
He had been troubled by shoulder problems in the two years leading up to the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. After the Games, he had surgery on the shoulder. (athletes.sncf.com, 12 Oct 2016; dahlir43.fr, 18 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He was born with an impairment that weakened his legs. (leparisien.fr, 25 Nov 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T34 Heat 2 2011-01-22 1
Men's 200 m T34 Final 2011-01-23 2
Men's 100 m T34 Heat 1 2011-01-24 1
Men's 100 m T34 Final 2011-01-25 1
Men's 400 m T34 Final 2011-01-27 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T34 Heat 2 2012-09-04 3
Men's 200 m T34 Final Round 2012-09-04 7
Men's 100 m T34 Final Round 2012-09-08 5
Men's 100 m T34 Heat 1 2012-09-08 4
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T34 Semifinal 1 2013-07-21 4
Men's 200 m T34 Final 1 2013-07-22 5
Men's 100 m T34 Semifinal 1 2013-07-23 7
Men's 100 m T34 Final 1 2013-07-24 7
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T34 Heat 2 2015-10-25 11
Men's 100 m T34 Heat 2 2015-10-27 5
Men's 100 m T34 Final 1 2015-10-28 6
Men's 200 m T34 Heat 2 2015-10-30 3
Men's 200 m T34 Final 1 2015-10-31 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T34 Heat 1 2016-09-11 4
Men's 100 m T34 Final Round 2016-09-12 7
Men's 800 m T34 Heat 1 2016-09-13 5