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LEDOUX Marc
Sport Table Tennis
NPC Belgium   
GenderMen
Age32
Place of BirthLa Louvičre, BEL
Height1.87 m
Weight 81 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
TT8
Further Personal Information
Residence
La Louvičre, BEL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Dutch, English, French
Higher education
Tourism - ISFEC La Louviere: La Louvičre, BEL
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began in 1995 at age nine in Belgium.
Why this sport?
His father was his first coach as he was also a player earlier.
Club / Team
RTTC Manage ELSH [BEL] / La Louviere Handisport [BEL]:
Name of coach
Michel Verhaverbeke, BEL, from 2008
Senior International Debut
Year
1999
Competing for
Belgium
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Piešt'any, SVK
General Interest
Hobbies
Spending time with friends, listening to music, watching movies. (Athlete, 12 May 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold and silver medals at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (Athlete, 12 May 2016)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 12 May 2016)
Hero / Idol
Belgian table tennis player, Jean-Michel Saive. (Athlete, 12 May 2016)
Injuries
In August 2010 he injured his neck in a car crash. (Athlete, 03 Apr 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up!" (Athlete, 12 May 2016)
Famous relatives
His father Alain Ledoux competed in table tennis at the Paralympic Games in 1988, 1992 and 1996. (Athlete, 03 Apr 2011)
Ambitions
To win a medal in team events and be in the top eight in the singles at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 12 May 2016)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy after being without oxygen for a few seconds during birth. (Athlete, 03 Apr 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2010 Singles Class 8  
17 2010 Open Standing  
2 2010 Team Class 8  
5 2014 Singles Class 8  
3 2014 Team Class 8  
5 2018 Singles Class 8  
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2004 Singles Class 8  
1 2004 Team Class 8  
9 2012 Singles Class 8  
5 2012 Team Class 6-8  
Preliminary Round 2016 Singles Class 8  
Last 16 2016 Team Class 6-8  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2013 Singles Class 8  
1 2013 Team Class 8  
9 2015 Singles Class 8  
5 2015 Team Class 8  
9 2017 Singles Class 8  
5 2017 Team Class 8  
World Ranking (01 Nov 2015)
Rank Year Event Result
14 2015 Singles Class 8  
63 2015 Open Standing  
14 2015 Singles Class 8  
63 2015 Open Standing  
10 2017 Singles Class 8  
41 2017 Open Standing  
13 2017 Singles Class 8  
49 2017 Open Standing  
13 2017 Singles Class 8  
49 2017 Open Standing  
14 2018 Singles Class 8  
42 2018 Open Standing  
17 2018 Singles Class 8  
57 2018 Open Standing  
17 2018 Singles Class 8  
57 2018 Open Standing