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MAITRE Jean-Francois
Sport Para athletics
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age46
Place of BirthSaint-Diť-des-Vosges, FRA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F54
Further Personal Information
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2018.
Why this sport?
He attended a training camp at the 2017 Invictus Games and was spotted by Denis Charreyre of the French Handisport Federation.
Club / Team
Handisport Beziers: France
Senior International Debut
Year
2018
Competing for
France
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Berlin, GER
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Being crowned indoor and outdoor national champion in France. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Impairment
He has paraplegia as a result of an accident at a bakery. He sustained his impairment saving the lives of five other people. (sport.francetvinfo.fr, 28 Aug 2018; Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 Shot Put F54 9.65