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ETIENNE Eric
Sport Para athletics
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age51
Height1.76 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F42
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He joined a para-athletics club in 2006 in Salon-de-Provence, France.
Club / Team
La Vaillante: Salon-de-Provence, FRA
Name of coach
Jean-Baptiste Souche [national], FRA
General Interest
Other sports
He was a semi-professional rugby player before his accident. He has also competed in para-rowing. (autonomic-expo.com, 17 Nov 2014)
Impairment
He was involved in a car accident, which resulted in his leg being amputated. (autonomic-expo.com, 17 Nov 2014; athletisme-handisport.org, 09 Jul 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2013 Shot Put F42 11.66
9 2013 Discus Throw F42 36.24