Robert Citerne (born 10 February 1961 in Paris) is a French wheelchair fencer, who earned four gold medals out of seven Paralympic participations. He is also three-time World champion and eight-time European champion in individual and team events.
|Nickname(s)||Bob le Ouf (litt. “Crazy Bob”)|
|Born||10 February 1961|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||77 kg (170 lb)|
|Weapon||Foil A / Épée A / Sabre A|
|Club||Levallois Sporting Club|
|Head coach||Jérôme Westholm, Maxime Faget|
Citerne suffers from right hemiplegia since he was six months old. He took up fencing at the age of 19 after his physical therapist suggested it to him. He joined in 1987 the France national team, of which he is still a member. He is known in the fencing community as “Bob le Ouf”, literally “Crazy Bob” because of his exuberant personality.
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