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PAVADE Dimitri
Sport Para athletics
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age30
Place of BirthLe Port, REU
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T64
Further Personal Information
Residence
Colomiers, FRA
Occupation
Athlete, Coach, Health Care Professional
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2016.
Club / Team
Athle 632 Tournefeuille: France
Name of coach
Remo Magro [club], from 2019
Senior International Debut
Year
2017
Competing for
France
General Interest
Hobbies
Socialising with friends, training at the gym, listening to music. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2017 and 2019 he was named Athlete of the Year of the city of Colomiers, France. (Facebook page, 26 Sep 2017; ville-colomiers.fr, 01 Dec 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (linfo.re, 11 Mar 2018)
Impairment
His right leg was amputated at age 18 after an accident at work. He was working on the docks in Reunion when a forklift truck, weighing 18 tonnes rolled over his leg. (Jean Philippe Rouquie YouTube channel, 28 Nov 2018; Athlete, 20 Aug 2018; ladepeche.fr, 12 Sep 2016)
Other information
FROM REUNION TO FRANCE
Born in Reunion he relocated to Toulouse, France, in 2013, after pursuing a professional aptitude certificate as a prosthetics technician. (haute-garonne.fr, 01 Jun 2019; Jean Philippe Rouquie YouTube channel, 28 Nov 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2019 Long Jump T64 7.25
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Final 2018 200m T64 24.50
9 2018 Long Jump T64 6.08
4 2018 100m T64 12.43