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CORNIC Mael
Sport Para swimming
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age19
Place of BirthQuimper, FRA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S8, SB7, SM8
Further Personal Information
Residence
Vichy, FRA
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, French, Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2013.
Why this sport?
He began the sport for rehabilitation purposes.
Club / Team
CN Handisport Brest : France
Name of coach
Fabien Maltrait [national], FRA
Senior International Debut
Year
2017
Competing for
France
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Mexico City, MEX
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger." [Friedrich Nietzsche] (letelegramme.fr, 10 Jun 2014)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (lebonterme.fr, 10 Jan 2019)
Impairment
He was affected by a tumour in his spine at age five. He has no feeling in his left leg and diminished control of his right leg. (letelegramme.fr, 22 Jun 2016, 10 Jun 2014; ouest-france.fr, 07 Jan 2016; Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2017 400m Freestyle S8 4:54.91
4 2017 100m Freestyle S8 1:02.69
6 2017 50m Freestyle S8 29.15
Heats 2017 100m Butterfly S8 1:12.74
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
19 2018 100m Freestyle S9 1:04.16
13 2018 100m Butterfly S9 1:08.59
13 2018 400m Freestyle S9 4:45.31
15 2018 50m Freestyle S9 28.81