Page back
MOBRE Sebastien
Sport Para athletics
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age39
Place of BirthParis, FRA
Height1.70 m
Weight 56 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T34
Further Personal Information
Residence
Le Bourget-du-Lac, FRA
Occupation
Athlete, Railway Worker
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2004 in the French region of Normandy. Six months later, he won his first national title.
Why this sport?
He first tried a marathon after making a bet with a friend, and then someone from the French national athletics federation advised him to try sprinting. Prior to athletics he was involved in swimming.
Club / Team
E EA Auvergne Rhone-Alpes: France
Name of coach
Olivier Lund, FRA
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
France
Tournament
World Championship
Location
Christchurch, NZL
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2011 World Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand, competing in two finals at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, and winning silver and bronze at the 2014 European Championships in Swansea, Wales. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
His coach and his fiancee. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
French judoka Teddy Riner, French rally driver Sebastien Loeb. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Injuries
He had been troubled by shoulder problems in the two years leading up to the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. After the Games, he had surgery on the shoulder. (athletes.sncf.com, 12 Oct 2016; dahlir43.fr, 18 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He was born with an impairment that weakened his legs. (leparisien.fr, 25 Nov 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
7 2012 200m T34 30.67
5 2012 100m T34 16.73
7 2016 100m T34 16.47
Round 1 2016 800m T34 1:49.97
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2011 200m T34 30.39
1 2011 100m T34 16.84
2 2011 400m T34 57.81
5 2013 200m T34 31.65
7 2013 100m T34 16.88
11 2015 800m T34 1:58.16
6 2015 100m T34 16.58
4 2015 200m T34 28.99
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 100m T34 16.75
5 2014 800m T34 2:02.04
2 2014 200m T34 31.04
6 2014 400m T34 59.82
4 2016 400m T34 55.15
2 2016 100m T34 16.56
2 2016 200m T34 29.11
4 2016 800m T34 1:49.33