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PIERRE Emeline
Sport Para swimming
NPC France   
Place of BirthPau, FRA
Height1.73 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
S10, SB9, SM10
Further Personal Information
Vichy, FRA
Athlete, Student
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2012.
Club / Team
Dauphins Section Paloise: Pau, FRA
Name of coach
Fabien Maltrait [personal], FRA
Training Regime
She trains at the French national training hub in Vichy.
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a national title in 2017. (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she was named Sports Hope of the Year in Pau, France. (, 01 Feb 2018)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (, 19 Apr 2017)
In 2014 she fell while practising gymnastics and sustained a dislocated shoulder. She underwent an operation, but it did not go to plan, and resulted in a permanent impairment to her shoulder, arm and wrist. "The operation did not go well. When I woke up, I could no longer bend my arm normally." (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017; France 3 Aquitaine's Facebook page, 15 Jun 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2017 100m Backstroke S10 1:13.28
5 2017 50m Freestyle S10 30.12
6 2017 100m Freestyle S10 1:06.26
5 2017 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:52.40
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2018 100m Backstroke S10 1:13.06
8 2018 50m Freestyle S10 30.00
11 2018 100m Freestyle S10 1:05.77