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BOUKHELIFA Alexandre
Sport Para athletics
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age32
Height1.71 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Classification
T37
Further Personal Information
Residence
Bordeaux, FRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, French, Spanish
Higher education
Accounting
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 1997.
Why this sport?
He originally took up futsal as part of his rehabilitation, but then developed a passion for para-athletics. "If I didn't have sport in my life I don't know what would become of me. Sport helps keep me sane, and I love it."
Club / Team
Handisport Rhone-Alpes : Lyon, FRA
Name of coach
Jean-Baptiste Souche [national], FRA
General Interest
Hobbies
Drawing. (aqui.fr, 30 May 2013)
Hero / Idol
French sprinter Christophe Lemaitre, French footballer Zinedine Zidane, Moroccan footballer Marouane Chamakh. (Facebook profile, 01 Oct 2011)
Other sports
He has played para-football 5-a-side at club level in France for ES Eysines. (Facebook profile, 06 Apr 2015)
Impairment
He has hemiplegia which causes paralysis on the right side of his body. (aqui.fr, 30 May 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Semifinal 2013 100m T37 12.70
Semifinal 2013 200m T37 26.26
4 2013 4 x 100m Relay T35-38 51.24