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MICHAUD Jean-Louis
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age38
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Grenoble, FRA
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He got back into sport during rehabilitation for his injuries. He was able to continue serving with the French army after recovering, having converted into a sports coach within his battalion.
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching football. (handisport-aura.org, 26 Oct 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2014 he was invited to conduct the ceremonial kick-off in a football match between France and Albania. (lignesdefense.blogs.ouest-france.fr, 01 Dec 2014)
Other sports
He has competed in amputee football at international level, including at the World Cup in 2014 and 2018. In 2019 he took part in the French national Para futsal championship. (Facebook profile, 24 Apr 2019; handisport-aura.org, 26 Oct 2018)
Impairment
In 2011, while serving with the mountain infantry [Chasseurs Alpins] of the French army in the Alasay Valley of Afghanistan, he stepped on an antipersonnel mine and lost his lower right leg. "As a sniper I had taken up a position to protect my comrades on a crest that had been heavily mined. It was a day that changed my life forever." (ledauphine.com, 07 Apr 2013; leparisien.fr, 15 Jul 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Cup (Châteauroux)
Rank Year Event Result
39 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 621.9
World Ranking (2018/07/01)
Rank Year Event Result
20 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  
20 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1