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AMAIMIA Fathia
Sport Para athletics
NPC Tunisia   
GenderWomen
Age29
Place of BirthGafsa, TUN
Height1.30 m
Weight 42 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F41
Further Personal Information
Residence
Gafsa, TUN
Languages
Arabic, French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2009.
Why this sport?
She was inspired by watching Tunisian athletes at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing.
Club / Team
Gafsa: Tunisia
Name of coach
Mohammed Yahya, TUN
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France, bronze at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar, and bronze at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Tunisian Para athlete Raoua Tlili. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Injuries
She has suffered a double fracture of the radius and ulna bones in her arm. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Impairment
She is a person of short stature. (paralympic.org, 23 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2016 Shot Put F41 7.90
3 2016 Discus Throw F41 26.16
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2013 Discus Throw F41 21.70
2 2015 Discus Throw F41 24.83
4 2015 Shot Put F41 7.41
5 2017 Discus Throw F41 25.59
6 2017 Shot Put F41 7.70