The association Handisport Pays de Ploërmel (Morbihan) was born in 2002,
in the beginning it was a family dimension because of the will of my son, Sébastien, to always want to play sports even though he has cerebral palsyproudly calls on Christian Dany, president of the association.
A wish that will reward Sébastien Dany when in 2003 he becomes French Vice Champion of Road Racing and French Champion of the Handbike Time Trial, one of the disciplines that makes it possible to cycle adapted for people in wheelchairs.
In 2004 he becomes French champion in both raceslaughs Christian Dany.
Sleeping in 2014, rebirth in 2021
The membership of the association grew rapidly until it,
one of the most important para-cycling clubs in Brittany with nearly twenty licensees, including Sébastien, the local event. We had great moments with the organization of several national flights in Sérent and Liziothe president remembers.
Despite this success and various reasons, the club will be put to sleep in 2014 before coming back to life on October 25, 2021 thanks to the arrival of new members who practice cycling with disabilities, including four in competition and three in leisure.
Stéphane Génevée (treasurer), Didier Limeul (secretary) but also Sébastien Rio and Jean-Charles Caudal are by my side. They get involved without counting, more motivated than ever to multiply the projectsrejoices Christian Dany.
Christian Dany is the president of the association Handisport Pays de Ploërmel © Ouest-France
Organization of the French Championships in June 2022
The very clear will of the members of the association is to do everything to promote the practice of sports for people with disabilities,
and this for all age groups, both in leisure sports and in competition. Through our activities, we will also ensure that we promote inclusion among the able-bodied, while supporting values such as solidarity, sharing, surpassing oneself.
Barely revived the activity, the club restores the organization of a competition and last but not least. Since 11 and 12 June 2022, Handisport Pays de Ploërmel has been organizing the French Para-cycling Championships in Ploërmel and Gourhel. 150 participants from all over France are expected.
Solo cycling, handbike, tandem, tricycle… are on the program.
Each training has a specific classification and fifteen titles are awarded in events that promise very good.
With exceptional competitions, exceptional organization and accustomed to national events in the past, the club has not forgotten its know-how. For example, Pascal Debien, deputy sports director and national para-cycling manager at 1 . inviteder March, to validate the circuit chosen by the organizers.
We are happy, he liked it very much on his profile as well as on his coating.
The godfather Dorian Foulon, Paralympic champion
To spice up the celebrations, the club has announced that gold medalist at the 2021 Tokyo Paralympic Games, Dorian Foulon, will be the sponsor of its French Championships. There remains a titanic job that doesn’t deter club officials whose urgency is to find volunteers for the June 11 and 12 2022 organization.
We need a hundred. We have contacted cycling clubs that are friends and we are going to ask residents around the circuit who will be of good will.a motivated chairman decides.
Disabled Sports Pays de Ploërmel, to become a member of the organization it is possible to call Christian Dany on 06 08 05 34 95 from March 14, 2022.