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SEGUINEL Cedric
Sport Para swimming
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age48
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Classification
S7, SB6, SM7
Further Personal Information
Residence
Agen, FRA
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He started competing in 1987 but has been swimming since he was a child.
Why this sport?
"I've swum since I was a kid. When I was young they couldn't force me out of the water, and once I tasted competition, I never looked back."
Club / Team
Guyenne Handy Nage de Bordeaux [Guyenne Disabled Swim Club Bordeaux] / Sporting Union Agenais [SUA]: Bordeaux, FRA
Name of coach
Rémy Guillon
Training Regime
He trains six days a week.
General Interest
Hobbies
He is very passionate about music, and his MySpace page is dedicated to his mixing and mastering predominantly involving blues and funk. (ladepeche.fr, 18 Mar 2010)
Injuries
He had a carpal tunnel operation in December 2010. (sudouest.fr, 18 Mar 2011)

Impairment
He has been disabled from birth and does not use his legs to swim. (sudouest.fr, 18 Mar 2011)
Other information
FIRST CLUB LOVE
He was forced to take a license with the swimming club Guyenne Handy Nage de Bordeaux [Guyenne Disabled Swim Club Bordeaux] in order to compete at international level. However, he still considers his first club, Sporting Union Agenais [SUA], as "my club". (sudouest.fr, 18 Mar 2011)

OCCUPATION
He works for French sports retail chain Decathlon, "in the swimming section of course!" He is also vice-president of the Lot-et-Garonne region Handisport Committee in south-western France. (ladepeche.fr, 18 Mar 2010)

VETERAN MEDAL MACHINE
At the 2010 French Championships he won two silver and two gold, and was asked how many French national medals he had won. "About fifty. I started competing in 1987, I must be close to my thirtieth French championship." He claims to have won over 200 medals in his career. (ladepeche.fr, 18 Mar 2010; sudouest.fr, 18 Mar 2011)


Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.