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GROLIER Honorine
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC France   
GenderWomen
Age22
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
SH1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Cholet, FRA
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2008 at the rehabilitation centre she attended for treatment on her leg. She was later noticed by Odile Rouceau, a coach at the Shooting Sport [TS] Cholet club, who encouraged her to start competing. "It's thanks to her [Rouceau] that I am competing at an elite level."
Why this sport?
"It was also recommended that I try fencing, but shooting pleased me right away. I love being in the zone when I'm concentrating on a target. When I shoot a rifle, I forget everything else."
Club / Team
Cholet Tir Sportif: France
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Coach Odile Rouceau. (Magazine Regards, 01 Jan 2012)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (ouest-france.fr, 17 Feb 2017)
Impairment
She was born with a malformation in her left leg. At age 14 she underwent rotationplasty surgery, which was her 17th leg operation. The procedure involved her leg being rotated 180 degrees so that the heel on her foot could act as a knee and allow her to wear a prosthesis. (ouest-france.fr, 28 Sep 2013)

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