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BAELE Pierre-Antoine
Sport Para athletics, Para Triathlon
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age28
Place of BirthLille, FRA
Height1.75 m
Weight 65 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T44
Further Personal Information
Residence
Lille, FRA
Occupation
Athlete, Technician
Languages
English, French, Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 2012.
Why this sport?
His prosthetist Patrick Ducros and the French para-athlete Dominique Andre motivated him to get involved in competitive para-athletics. "I competed in football and judo against able-bodied athletes, but it was the discovery of the world of disabled sports that allowed me to finally accept my disability, to laugh and no longer feel different."
Club / Team
VAFA - Athletics Club of Villeneuve d'Ascq: France
General Interest
Hero / Idol
French para-athletes Dominique Andre and Antoine Perel. (wearesport.fr, 20 Aug 2014)
Other sports
He competed in long jump before taking up sprinting. (wearesport.fr, 20 Aug 2014)
Impairment
He was born with agenesis of the left foot and later had it amputated. (wearesport.fr, 20 Aug 2014; lavoixdunord.fr, 11 Jul 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Ranking (2018/01/01) - Para Triathlon
Rank Year Event Result
21 2018 PTS5  
17 2018 PTS5  
17 2018 PTS5