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ZAMPIN Elie
Sport Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age57
Place of BirthMegève, FRA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
B3
Further Personal Information
Family
He has a son, Maximilien.
Residence
Mégève, FRA
Occupation
Athlete, Postal Worker
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He started skiing during high school and got into cross country skiing at age 25. He first competed at the Paralympic Games in 1992.
Club / Team
Handisport Annecien [ASPTT]: Annecy, FRA
General Interest
Injuries
He suffered a trimalleolar fracture [medial, lateral and posterior malleoli] of the tibia due to a fall when racing in 2008, which required surgery. (i-services.com, 03 Mar 2008)
Impairment
He has been visually impaired since birth. (humanite.fr, 2002)
Other information
GUIDED BY FAMILY
His son Maximilien is his guide. (we-are-megeve.com, 14 Jan 2013)

OCCUPATION
He works in conjunction with the Megeve tourism board, introducing cross country skiing to tourists and locals of all ages. He is also president of the cross country skiing section of the Sports Club Megeve, and works for the postal service in Megeve. (csportsmegeve.com, 2011; megeve.com, 2011, savoie-mont-blanc.com, 04 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
9 1998 7.5km Individual B3 36:47.9
7 2002 7.5km Individual - Visually Impaired 21:14.6
10 2006 7.5km Sprint - Visually Impaired 26:45.9
12 2006 12.5km Individual - Visually Impaired 41:58.4
Paralympic Games - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
3 1992 3 x 5km Relay B1-3 53:44.0
4 1998 5km Classic Style B3 16:56.8
3 1998 15km Freestyle B3 30:22.9
11 1998 20km Classic Style B1-3 1:13:51.2
6 2002 5km Classic Style B3 14:12.4
6 2002 10km Freestyle B3 26:04.8
17 2002 20km Freestyle - Visually Impaired 1:05:11.0
12 2006 5km - Visually Impaired 13:25.0
10 2006 10km - Visually Impaired 29:48.2
11 2006 20km - Visually Impaired 1:05:08.9
World Championships - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
6 2002/2003 12.5km Individual - Visually Impaired 51:07.7
13 2002/2003 7.5km Sprint - Visually Impaired 28:57.8
9 2004/2005 7.5km Sprint - Visually Impaired 27:24.5
8 2004/2005 12.5km Individual - Visually Impaired 43:40.7
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
12 2002/2003 5km - Visually Impaired 15:57.8
13 2002/2003 10km - Visually Impaired 35:50.7
11 2002/2003 20km - Visually Impaired 1:12:02.7
10 2004/2005 10km - Visually Impaired 30:58.9
11 2004/2005 5km - Visually Impaired 15:24.1
9 2004/2005 20km - Visually Impaired 1:01:12.0