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CRATERE Marc-Andre
Sport Wheelchair Fencing
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age45
Place of BirthLe Robert, MTQ
Height1.94 m
Weight 65 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
B
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Residence
France
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began in 2005 at age 32 in France.
Club / Team
CSINI: France
Name of coach
Pascal Godet, FRA
Senior International Debut
Year
2005
Location
Italy
General Interest
Nicknames
Marcus (Athlete, 23 Aug 2016)
Hobbies
Going to the cinema, eating. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
The London 2012 Paralympics. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2016)
Most influential person in career
"My mother." (Athlete, 23 Aug 2016)
Hero / Idol
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2016)
Ambitions
To medal in the Rio Paralympics. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2016)
Impairment
He has paraplegia as the result of injuries he sustained while trying to break up a fight while living in the West Indies at age 22. (alternativemedia.fr, 03 Nov 2010)
Other information
FROM WEST INDIES TO FRANCE
He left the West Indies in 2000 and moved to France. He began to play sports so that he would integrate easily into his new home. (alternativemedia.fr, 03 Nov 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2008 Individual Epee B  
4 2008 Individual Sabre B  
5 2012 Individual Epee B  
2 2012 Individual Sabre B  
7 2016 Individual Sabre B  
8 2016 Individual Epee B  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2013 Individual Sabre B  
8 2013 Individual Epee B  
3 2013 Team Sabre  
5 2013 Team Epee  
15 2015 Individual Epee B  
9 2015 Individual Sabre B  
12 2017 Individual Epee B  
14 2017 Individual Sabre B  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 Team Epee  
2 2014 Team Sabre  
5 2014 Individual Epee B  
9 2014 Individual Sabre B  
8 2016 Individual Sabre B  
2 2016 Individual Epee B  
6 2018 Individual Epee B  
6 2018 Individual Sabre B  
6 2018 Team Sabre  
2 2018 Team Epee