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Abbes Saidi

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T38

Further personal information

Languages
Arabic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1998.
Why this sport?
He attended a try-out event for prospective Para athletes.

International debut

Year
2000
Competing for
Tunisia

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T38 1500m at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and claiming victory in the same event at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Tunisian distance runner Mohammed Gammoudi. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T38 Final Round 5
Men's 4x400 m T35-38 Final Round 6
Men's 400 m T38 Heat 2 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T38 Final Round 2
Men's 200 m T38 Heat 2 6
Men's 4x100 m T35-38 Final Round 3
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x400 m T35-38 Final Round 9999
Men's 400 m T38 Final Round 5
Men's 400 m T38 Heat 2 1
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x400 m T35-38 Final Round 1
Men's 800 m T38 Final Round 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T38 Heat 1 2012-09-02 1
Men's 400 m T38 Final Round 2012-09-03 4
Men's 200 m T38 Heat 1 2012-09-07 4
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T38 Final 1 2013-07-24 2
Men's 400 m T38 Final 1 2013-07-26 7
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T38 Heat 2 2015-10-23 3
Men's 800 m T38 Final 1 2015-10-24 2
Men's 1500 m T38 Final 1 2015-10-30 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T38 Final Round 2016-09-10 1
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T38 Heat 2 2017-07-14 5
Men's 800 m T38 Final 1 2017-07-16 3
Men's 1500 m T38 Final 1 2017-07-22 3