Yannick took up triathlon at age 14 in 1989. In 2006, he was training for triathlon when he suffered an accident that left his right arm paralysed. He then started competing in paratriathlon events winning 13 ITU World Paratriathlon events between 2005 and 2016, as well as securing the title of Winter Paralympian at the Torino Winter Games.
As of 2017, Yannick holds 13 gold medals as well as 26 impressive podiums.
- 2nd place at the 2017 Altafulla ITU Paratriathlon World Cup;
- 3rd place at the 2017 Iseo - Franciacorta ITU Paratriathlon World Cup;
- 4th place at the 2017 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships;
- 10th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam; and
- 5th place at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games.
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In the final World Paratriathlon Event ahead of the Paralympic Games, France took gold in five of nine races on home soil in Besancon.20 Jun, 2016
France, Great Britain and Spain score dobule gold at the opening race of the 2015 World Paratriathlon Events in Buffalo City, South Africa.02 Mar, 2015
Paratriathlon's most elite athletes will compete on Saturday in an attempt to call themselves the fastest in the world in their sport classes.26 Aug, 2014
Paratriathletes kicked of the continued European Championship action on Saturday with some fast-paced racing. Check out highlights from the races here.21 Jun, 2014
The stunning Austrian city of Kitzbühel will play host to the 2014 European Paratriathlon Championships this weekend in what is expected to be one of the most competitive paratriathlon races…20 Jun, 2014