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QUITTET Alain
Sport Para-Cycling, Shooting Para sport
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age64
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH2, SH2
Further Personal Information
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
He competed in handcycling until an arm injury forced him to stop the sport. He switched to shooting and found that his experience of working as an armourer made the sport a natural fit for him.
Club / Team
Societe de Tir la Miotte: Belfort, FRA
Training Regime
He does five shooting training sessions per week.
Senior International Debut
Year
2017
Competing for
France
Tournament
International Tournament
Location
Hanover, GER
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the HCA time trial in Para cycling at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (france-paralympique.fr, 10 Oct 2018; SportsDeskOnline, 07 Mar 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Training is the key word of success." (france-paralympique.fr, 10 Oct 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he was named Para athlete of the Year by the Municipal Sports Office of Belfort, France. (belfort.fr, 22 Nov 2019)
Other sports
He has represented France in Para cycling, and won bronze in the HCA time trial at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (paralympic.org, 2017; estrepublicain.fr, 11 Aug 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (france-paralympique.fr, 10 Oct 2018)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of a motorcycle accident. (france-paralympique.fr, 10 Oct 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Road World Championships - Para-Cycling
Rank Year Event Result
3 2006 HCA - Time Trial 19.39
4 2006 HCA - Road Race 1:14:29
2 2007 HCA - Time Trial 22:32
2 2007 HCA - Road Race 1:35:52
5 2009 HCA - Time Trial 22:51
6 2009 HCA - Road Race 1:37.59
6 2009 Handbike Team Relay 55:59.90
2 2010 H1 - Time Trial 27:22
5 2010 H1 - Road Race 1:36:21
13 2011 H1 - Time Trial 36:35
2 2011 H1 - Road Race 1:31:38
3 2011 Team Relay 1:20:07
Paralympic Games - Para-Cycling
Rank Year Event Result
3 2008 HCA - Time Trial  
World Championships - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
38 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 617.6
37 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.4
20 2018 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 609.1
9 2019 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 630.9
7 2019 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 147.5
37 2019 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 599.3
World Cup (Osijek) - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
12 2017 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 623.2
2 2017 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 245.4
5 2017 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 188.8
21 2018 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 606.8
7 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 142.3
9 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 633.0
25 2018 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 595.9
15 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 623.6
3 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 232.7
35 2019 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 602.2
7 2019 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 144.8
20 2019 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 631.2
6 2019 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 165.3
21 2019 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 629.3
9 2019 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 617.5
European Championships - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
15 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 620.2
21 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.4
World Ranking (2018/01/01) - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
20 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
3 2018 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2  
20 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  
27 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
9 2018 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2  
20 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  
27 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
9 2018 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2  
International Shooting Competition of Hannover - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
5 2017 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 614.5
20 2017 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 620.5
22 2017 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 631.5