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Simon Blaise

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Épinal, FRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at a young age.
Why this sport?
"I always loved swimming. I started when I was young and I was a little afraid of the water, but not anymore. It is my passion."
Club / Team
Cercle des Nageurs d'Epinal: France
Name of coach
Paul Bernardi [club], FRA; Bertrand Sebire [national], FRA
Training Regime
He trains six times a week at the Roger Goujon Olympic Pool in Epinal, France. His daily training lasts about two hours.

General interest

Most influential person in career
His parents. (vosgesmatin.fr, 19 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
In January 2018 he received the Medal of the City of Epinal, for having won four medals at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. (centpourcent-vosges.fr, 13 Feb 2018)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games and world championships. (centpourcent-vosges.fr, 13 Feb 2018)
Impairment
He has autism. (centpourcent-vosges.fr, 13 Feb 2018)