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NOUARD Yann
Sport Para swimming
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthBordeaux, FRA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
S8, SB7, SM8
Further Personal Information
Languages
French, English, Spanish
Higher education
Coaching
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age 10 at the Guyenne Handi-Nage club in Bordeaux, France
Club / Team
Guyenne Handi-Nage Bordeaux: Bordeaux, FRA
General Interest
Nicknames
McFly, Réré. (IPC, 4 Nov 2009)
Hobbies
Travelling and supporting his favourite football club, Bordeaux. (IPC, 4 Nov 2009; girondins, 30 Dec 2008)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (girondins.com, 30 Dec 2008)
Hero / Idol
Swimmers Michael Phelps and Ian Thorpe. (IPC, 4 Nov 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Enjoy yourself and live the great adventure to its end." (IPC, 4 Nov 2009)
Ambitions
To be a coach once his swimming career is over. (IPC, 04 Oct 2009)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
10 2008 400m Freestyle S8 5:16.01
11 2008 100m Backstroke S8 1:17.14
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2006 400m Freestyle S8 5:30.48
10 2006 100m Backstroke S8 1:18.90
11 2006 100m Breaststroke SB7 1:46.41
12 2010 100m Backstroke S8 1:16.70
8 2010 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points  DSQ