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PARMENTIER Aymeric
Sport Para swimming
NPC Belgium   
GenderMen
Age28
Place of BirthLuxembourg, LUX
Height2.03 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14
Further Personal Information
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at six months old, and took up the sport competitively at age 17.
Why this sport?
He considers water to be the environment in which he feels most comfortable.
Club / Team
Blocry Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve et Universite Swimming Team [BOUST]: Belgium
Name of coach
Helene Parmentier [sister], BEL, from 2012
Training Regime
He trains six days a week at the BOUST club in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Belgium
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eindhoven, NED
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching football. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the SB14 100m breaststroke at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico, and being crowned Belgian national champion four years in a row. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps, Dutch Para swimmer Marc Evers. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2014 he received a Sports Merit Award from the municipality of Fleurus in Belgium. (fleurus.be, 31 Mar 2014; lavenir.net, 04 Feb 2014)
Impairment
He was born with autism. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
10 2021 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:10.12
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2015 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:13.90
Heats 2015 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:25.54
Heats 2015 100m Backstroke S14 1:06.64
3 2017 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:14.63
5 2017 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:28.96
4 2017 100m Backstroke S14 1:07.66
Heats 2017 100m Butterfly S14 1:09.95
Heats 2019 100m Backstroke S14 1:06.28
7 2019 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:08.79
Heats 2019 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:21.49
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2014 100m Backstroke S14 1:08.84
5 2014 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:14.76
8 2014 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:28.36
7 2016 200m Freestyle S14 2:12.68
5 2016 100m Backstroke S14 1:06.78
8 2016 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:14.97
7 2016 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:22.34
5 2018 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:09.07
7 2018 100m Backstroke S14 1:06.58
8 2018 100m Butterfly S14 1:07.28
6 2018 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:19.88
8 2021 100m Backstroke S14 1:06.38
7 2021 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:09.28
9 2021 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:22.80
12 2021 100m Butterfly S14 1:07.92