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CILISSEN Pieter
Sport Boccia
NPC Belgium   
GenderMen
Age40
Place of BirthTongeren, BEL
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
BC3
Further Personal Information
Residence
Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, BEL
Languages
Dutch, French
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
He was inspired to take up the sport after seeing the Belgian national boccia team returning from the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta.
Club / Team
Wapper: Belgium
General Interest
Awards and honours
He received the 2016 Victor Boin Trophy, given to the Para athlete of the year in Belgium. (sporza.be, 31 Aug 2016)

In 2013 he received the Bronzen Zinneke, an award given to people from or living in Brussels, Belgium, for outstanding achievements in their field. (bruzz.be, 04 Jun 2013)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy because of a lack of oxygen at birth. (brusselnieuws.be, 04 Jun 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
5 2000 Individual - BC3  
5 2000 Pairs - BC3  
3 2012 Pairs - BC3  
10 2012 Individual - BC3  
5 2016 Pairs - BC3  
18 2016 Individual - BC3  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
36 2006 Individual - BC3  
28 2010 Individual - BC3  
3 2010 Pairs - BC3  
13 2014 Pairs - BC3  
6 2014 Individual - BC3  
20 2018 Individual - BC3  
15 2018 Pairs - BC3  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
10 2013 Individual - BC3  
1 2015 Pairs - BC3  
14 2017 Individual - BC3  
5 2017 Pairs - BC3  
World Ranking (09 Nov 2015)
Rank Year Event Result
5 2015 Individual - BC3  
5 2015 Individual - BC3  
7 2016 Individual - BC3  
16 2016 Individual - BC3  
24 2018 Individual - BC3  
24 2018 Individual - BC3  
World Individual Championships
Rank Year Event Result
26 2016 Individual - BC3  
World Open
Rank Year Event Result
7 2017 Pairs - BC3  
12 2017 Individual - BC3