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BOVA Sylvain
Sport Para athletics
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age34
Place of BirthNouméa, NCL
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T11, F11
Guide
Germain Haewegene
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nouméa, NCL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2013.
Club / Team
Club Athletique Jules Garnier [CAJG]: Nouméa, NCL
Name of coach
Jose Marques [personal]; Olivier Deniaud, FRA
General Interest
Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2013 Pacific Mini Games in the Wallis and Futuna Islands, France and winning bronze at the 2015 French National Championships. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, Jamaican musician Bob Marley. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Impairment
He has glaucoma. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
  2018 400m T11  DNS
2 2018 200m T11 24.77