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LACHEUX Agnes
Sport Para athletics, Para Canoe Sprint
NPC France   
GenderWomen
Age45
Place of BirthOrléans, FRA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
KL1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Orléans, FRA
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
She was involved in Para athletics [wheelchair racing] until 2012 before switching to Para canoe.
Club / Team
Canoe Kayak Club Orleans: Blois, FRA
Name of coach
Francois Maucourant [national]
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (larep.fr, 26 Sep 2016)
Injuries
She had a sacrum infection in 2012. (lanouvellerepublique.fr, 08 Jul 2012)
Other sports
Before her accident in 1999 she was an able-bodied paddler, winning bronze at the French national championships for river descent. After the incident she initially took up athletics but was unable to reach the Paralympic Games. (lanouvellerepublique.fr, 08 Jul 2012; blois.maville.com, 06 Nov 2008)
Impairment
She has paraplegia as a result of a car accident in 1999. (blois.maville.com, 06 Nov 2008)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall) - Para Canoe Sprint
Rank Year Event Result
7 2016 Kayak single KL1 200m 1:03.961
World Championships - Para Canoe Sprint
Rank Year Event Result
6 2015 Kayak single KL1 200m 1:02.165
9 2016 Kayak single KL1 200m 1:05.100
9 2017 Kayak single KL2 200m 59.364
European Championships - Para Canoe Sprint
Rank Year Event Result
5 2016 Kayak single KL1 200m 1:03.144
7 2017 Kayak single KL2 200m 1:03.476