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    Thierry Schmitter (born in France, 6 May 1969) is a Dutch sailor who was selected as Dutch Disabled Sportsman / woman of the Year in 2011. Thierry Schmitter won a bronze medal in sailing Mixed 2.4mR in Sailing at the 2004 Summer Paralympics and came fifth in the same category in Sailing at the 2008 Summer Paralympics. He also won a bronze medal in 2012


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    Coincidentally, this weekend, B.A.A.D.S. is hosting a visit by Loick Peyron during their
    B.A.A.D.S. Awareness Regatta...





    http://www.baads.org/2013/05/20/artemis-loick-peyron/
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