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LEROUX Gilles
Sport Para athletics
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age29
Place of BirthSaint-Germain-en-Laye, FRA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T53
Further Personal Information
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 2004.
Why this sport?
"Participating in sports gives you an advantage in everyday life. Sports give you greater physical autonomy and a positive body image. You simply feel better about yourself."
Club / Team
ASHP Garches: France
Name of coach
Julien Hericourt [national], FRA
General Interest
Impairment
At age four a tumour was found on his spinal cord. A two-year delay in getting the MRI scan led to the tumour becoming so big that the operation to remove it resulted in paraplegia. (courrierdesyvelines.fr, 26 Mar 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.