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PALLIER Ronan
Sport Para athletics
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age49
Place of BirthSainte-Marie, REU
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
F11, T11
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Sabrina, son Matthis
Residence
Nantes, FRA
Languages
English, French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 15, and at age 21 he joined an athletics club.
Why this sport?
He played football as a striker before focusing on athletics, as he was a strong sprinter. He chose long jump because he was interested in the technique needed for the discipline.
Club / Team
Stade Nantais Athletisme: France
Name of coach
Fabrice Ploquin [personal], FRA
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing the saxophone, music, travel. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, and claiming bronze in the 4x100m relay T11-13 at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
US sprinter Carl Lewis, Namibian sprinter Frankie Fredericks. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Injuries
He fractured his ankle and the fibula bone in his leg in July 2019. Despite the injuries, he was able to compete four month later at the world championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (SportsDeskOnline, 18 Mar 2020)

He tore the Achilles tendon in his leg during his first year of training in athletics. (lecourriervendeen.fr, 21 Nov 2013)
Impairment
He has retinis pigmentosa, which has gradually impaired his vision. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
11 2004 100m T13 11.63 
  2004 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 DNS
5 2004 Long Jump F13 6.39 
6 2008 Long Jump F12 6.66
3 2008 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 44.49
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
1st Round 2006 100m T12 11.80
6 2006 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 47.22
8 2006 Long Jump F12 6.38
7 2011 Long Jump F13 6.35
4 2019 Long Jump T11 6.20
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2018 Long Jump T11 6.16