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MOULART Mathieu
Sport Para athletics
NPC Belgium   
GenderMen
Age23
Place of BirthAth, BEL
Height1.71 m
Weight 69 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T47
Further Personal Information
Residence
Ath, BEL
Languages
Dutch, English, French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in late 2017.
Why this sport?
Between rehabilitation and operations he decided to take up Para athletics to clear his mind. "I used to play basketball and I jumped very high. After the accident I wanted to continue practising a sport. I discovered that I could do athletics and I started immediately."
Club / Team
Royal White Star Athletic Club: Woluwť-Saint-Lambert, BEL
Senior International Debut
Year
2018
Competing for
Belgium
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Berlin, GER
General Interest
Nicknames
Mat (Facebook profile, 19 Nov 2017)
Hobbies
Basketball, petanque, spending time with friends and family, American football. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
French Para athlete Arnaud Assoumani. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
''When nothing is sure, everything is possible.'' (Facebook profile, 13 Jul 2017)
Impairment
In 2017 he was climbing down from a footbridge that ran over a railway track when he received an electric shock from the overhead line. As a result, his left arm was amputated below the elbow, while his right arm was injured and required surgery. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019; dhnet.be, 03 Jul 2018, 18 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2019 High Jump T47 1.60
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2018 High Jump T47 1.49
7 2021 High Jump T47 1.70
5 2021 Long Jump T47 6.04