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TANCHE Christophe
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age42
Place of BirthLille, FRA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1, SH1
Further Personal Information
Languages
French
Higher education
Commercial Studies - University of Valenciennes: France
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 19 at Onnaing Shooting Range in France.
Why this sport?
Before his accident in 1997, he played athletics, tennis and badminton. After his accident he did not want his wheelchair to become an obstacle to his previous sporting life, so he tried shooting and found he was good at it and enjoyed it. His father was also a shooter.
Club / Team
Avenir d'Onnaing Tir Sportif [FRA] / AS Hainaut Handisport Valenciennes [FRA]:
Name of coach
Eric Viller [national]; Valerian Sauveplane [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2003
Competing for
France
Location
Pfäffikon, SUI
General Interest
Nicknames
Chris (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Most influential person in career
Coach Jacques Meuret, and his father. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Take victory with modesty, take defeat with philosophy." (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Awards and honours
He received an acknowledgement in 2017 from the municipality of Onnaing, France, as recognition for his participation at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (onnaing.fr, 01 Sep 2017)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (va-infos.fr, 22 Nov 2016)
Impairment
He has paraplegia as a result of a scooter accident in 1997. (zyyne.com, 01 Dec 2007)
Other information
OTHER ROLES
He has served as vice-president of the Sporting Association for Impaired People of Hainaut Valenciennes [ASHHV] in France. (va-infos.fr, 29 Jun 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Qualification 2016 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 630.2
Qualification 2016 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 605.0
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
19 2006 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  
34 2014 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 626.5
43 2014 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 595.1
12 2018 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 614.5
35 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 624.6
15 2019 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 631.6
11 2019 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 613.8
World Cup (Stoke Mandeville)
Rank Year Event Result
17 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 624
1 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 212.2
14 2015 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 611.5
13 2016 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 629.6
22 2016 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 605.1
12 2016 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 630.7
15 2016 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 594.0
8 2017 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 124.0
11 2017 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 607.6
12 2017 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 627.5
18 2017 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 605.7
18 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 626.9
25 2018 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 609.0
17 2018 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 611.4
7 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 144.9
16 2019 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 630.0
32 2019 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 604.3
25 2019 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 627.6
24 2019 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 607.1
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
34 2013 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 620.5
6 2013 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 120.3
10 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 629.6
World Ranking (2018/01/01)
Rank Year Event Result
22 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  
28 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  
28 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  
International Shooting Competition of Hannover
Rank Year Event Result
22 2017 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 603.3
23 2017 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 628.9