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FRANCOIS-ELIE Mandy
Sport Athletics
NPC France   
GenderWomen
Age26
Place of BirthLe Lamentin, MTQ
Height1.70 m
Weight 60 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T37
Further Personal Information
Residence
Le Lamentin, MTQ
Occupation
Accountant
Languages
French
Higher education
Information Technology, Literature Studies - UEROS Martinique: Martinique
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics at age six, and after her stroke in 2008 she became involved in para-athletics.
Why this sport?
"I love athletics more than any other sport and I love winning."
Club / Team
Foyal Club Handisport : Fort-de-France, MTQ
Name of coach
Jean-Baptiste Souche [national], FRA; Jocelyn Nienat, MTQ
Senior International Debut
Year
2008
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 100m and silver in the 400m at the 2014 European Championships in Swansea, Wales. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her mother and French sprinter Marie-Jose Perec. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
French sprinter Marie-Jose Perec. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Impairment
She had a stroke in 2008 at age 18, which resulted in the right side of her body being paralysed. (Facebook page, 10 May 2015; Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2012 100m T37 14.08
Round 1 2012 400m T37 1:16.29
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2013 200m T37 28.48
1 2013 100m T37 13.72
8 2015 100m T37  DNF
2 2015 400m T37 1:05.55
Heats 2015 200m T37  DNS
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 100m T37 13.92
2 2014 400m T37 1:08.16