Para-sport for the strong: The courageous French swimmer with reduced mobility, Théo Curin, has reached a new milestone

Populair Nieuws

Last March, the brave swimmer Théo Curin completed the famous Santa Fe Coronda race held in Argentina, which was a groundbreaking achievement for an athlete with reduced mobility.

He swam a distance of fifty-seven kilometers in open water during this aquatic marathon.

The weather conditions, winds, and strong currents make this race one of the most challenging.

Para-sport for the strong: The courageous French swimmer with reduced mobility, Théo Curin, has reached a new milestone

However, he accomplished it, despite the clear disadvantage of being affected by a disability.

At the age of six, he lost all four limbs due to a cerebral condition.

The Paralympic vice champion (2017) is no stranger to sports.

Para-sport for the strong: The courageous French swimmer with reduced mobility, Théo Curin, has reached a new milestone

The previous year, he crossed Lake Titicaca swimming alternately, traveling from Bolivia to Peru.

It was a distance of 122 kilometers that took him eleven days to complete.

At the age of twenty-two, he once again achieved a remarkable feat in the tumultuous waters of Argentina.

Para-sport for the strong: The courageous French swimmer with reduced mobility, Théo Curin, has reached a new milestone

Swimmer Stéphane Leçat, who himself has won this competition four times, supported him in his physical and mental preparation.

He completed the race in 8 hours and 52 minutes, a remarkable achievement that he appreciates: “I am happy to be the first swimmer with reduced mobility to cross the finish line of this race.”

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