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DJELAL Sofia
Sport Para athletics
NPC Algeria   
GenderWomen
Age35
Place of BirthBatna, ALG
Height1.65 m
Weight 73 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
F57
Further Personal Information
Family
One child
Residence
Batna, ALG
Languages
Arabic, French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics in 1998 in Batna, Algeria.
Why this sport?
She wanted to overcome her impairment.
Club / Team
Awras El Tahdy: Algeria
Name of coach
Ben Moussa El Sherif, from 2002
Senior International Debut
Year
2002
Competing for
Algeria
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Lille, FRA
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, and breaking the world record. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Injuries
She suffered from tendinitis in her shoulder in 2010. (Athlete, 17 Jan 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2004 Shot Put F56-58 9.17 
13 2004 Discus Throw F56-58 28.21 
1 2004 Javelin Throw F56-58 30.97 
9 2008 Shot Put F57-58 8.91
5 2008 Javelin Throw F57/58 29.89
2 2012 Javelin Throw F57/58 28.87
4 2012 Shot Put F57-58 10.52
  2016 Shot Put F57  NoM
4 2016 Discus Throw F57 27.34
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2002 Discus Throw F58 19.81
1 2002 Javelin Throw F57/58 25.96
2 2006 Shot Put F58 8.82
4 2006 Discus Throw F58 28.95
1 2006 Javelin Throw F57/58 30.99
4 2011 Shot Put F57-58 9.12
2 2011 Javelin Throw F57/58 26.98
5 2013 Shot Put F58 10.89
1 2013 Javelin Throw F57/58 30.53
4 2015 Shot Put F57 10.15
3 2015 Discus Throw F57 27.89
4 2017 Discus Throw F57 26.55
3 2017 Shot Put F57 10.29