BABET Jean Marie Cliff < Back  
Sport Archery
CGA Mauritius   
Gender Men
Born 17 Dec 1966
Height1.83 m
Weight 89 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family He has two daughters, who he has introduced to archery.
Occupation Fitter
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He discovered archery in 1999. "I had already played football and volleyball in the past. But as I enjoy discovering new sports I jumped on the opportunity that presented me with a chance to practice archery, thanks to my friend Gino Juhel who invited me to try it. From then on, it became a passion for me."
Why this sport? His friend, Gino Juhel, introduced him to the sport.
Training Regime He trains three times a week, and all day Saturday.
Handedness Right
General Interest
Ambitions To compete at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. (, 22 Feb 2008)
Other information LOVES NEW SPORTS
He represented the Southern Panthers in volleyball and Mahebourg SC in football before discovering archery. He says he loves discovering new sports and in 2008 decided to try his hand at Badminton. He is also passionate about the sea, and often takes boat trips with his friends. He works as a fitter for Mauritius Central Electricity Board, and acts as treasurer for the Mauritius Archery Federation. (, 22 May 2008)

He missed out on the minimum 1,200 points necessary to qualify for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games by just two points. "It is my biggest regret because I was just two points away from the minimum score required for the Olympic Games," he said. (, 22 May 2008)