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Sport Para swimming
NPC France   
Place of BirthAngers, FRA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
S8, SB7, SM8
Further Personal Information
Partner Frederic, three children
Angers, FRA
Government Official
English, French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began able-bodied swimming at age five and started training in the sport when she was 11. She took up in Para swimming in 2015.
Why this sport?
Her parents enrolled her in swimming lessons after a number of teenagers drowned in an accident close to where she grew up. "It was because of this tragedy that I began swimming. And I liked it."
Club / Team
Angers Natation: France
Name of coach
Marc Supiot [brother], FRA, from 2015
General Interest
Fishing. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Beating French national records in both swimming and Para swimming, and competing at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always higher, always stronger." (, 10 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2019 she was named Female Athlete of the Year of the Maine-et-Loire department in France. (, 12 Dec 2019)
Other sports
As an able-bodied swimmer, she took part in the 200m butterfly at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul. She has also competed in able-bodied masters swimming competitions. (, 30 Mar 2018;, 31 Mar 2016)
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (, 23 Dec 2020)
In 2008 she was diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, a condition that causes muscle atrophy. Her father and an uncle also have the condition. (, 02 Sep 2016;, 23 Dec 2020)
Other information
She has named her electric wheelchair 'Lulu'. "At the beginning I forbid myself to use it. But now it has become my friend, which allows me to only focus on swimming [during competitions]." (, 10 Sep 2019)

In May 2017 she began working for the human resources section of the Maine-et-Loire department in France. "My job consists of coordinating everything that it is done in the department concerning the admission and employment of people with an impairment." (, 10 Sep 2019;, 23 Mar 2018;, 06 Dec 2017)

She has a tattoo of the French cartoon character, Marie Frisson, which is the creation of her cousin, Olivier Supiot. (, 23 Dec 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
11 2021 400m Freestyle S9 5:00.28
13 2021 100m Freestyle S9 1:07.31
15 2021 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:55.56
8 2021 100m Butterfly S9 1:16.67
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2019 100m Freestyle S8 1:06.11
5 2019 100m Butterfly S8 1:16.01
4 2019 400m Freestyle S8 4:52.07
3 2019 50m Freestyle S8 30.54
6 2019 200m Individual Medley SM8 2:51.41
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2018 200m Individual Medley SM8 2:54.79
1 2018 50m Freestyle S8 31.22
3 2018 100m Freestyle S8 1:07.33
4 2018 100m Butterfly S8 1:19.67
7 2021 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:52.48
5 2021 100m Freestyle S9 1:06.51
4 2021 400m Freestyle S9 4:55.73
5 2021 50m Freestyle S9 31.10