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HAMRI Lynda
Sport Para athletics
NPC Algeria   
GenderWomen
Age29
Place of BirthBab el Oued, ALG
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12
Further Personal Information
Languages
Arabic
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
One of her neighbours, who was an athletics coach, recognised her talent for running. "She saw that nothing stopped me, so she suggested that I take up athletics."
Club / Team
GSP Alger: Algiers, ALG
Name of coach
Youcef Redouane
Training Regime
She trains for three hours a day, six times a week.
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the T13 long jump at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (la3lam.net, 05 May 2016)
Injuries
In 2012 she had a herniated disc that sidelined her for two months. (blog.lefigaro.fr, 21 Sep 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Disability means absolutely nothing." (la3lam.net, 05 May 2016)
Impairment
She has a condition called maculopathy, which gradually causes her eyesight to deteriorate. (la3lam.net, 05 May 2016; blog.lefigaro.fr, 21 Sep 2012)
Other information
LARGE FAMILY
She has six sisters. (la3lam.net, 05 May 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2012 100m T13 13.60
2 2012 Long Jump F13 5.31
Semifinal 2016 100m T12 13.80
3 2016 Long Jump T12 5.53
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Semifinal 2013 200m T12 27.53
Heats 2013 100m T12 13.45
2 2013 Long Jump T12 5.71
Heats 2015 100m T12 13.29
2 2015 Long Jump T12 5.54
3 2017 Long Jump T12 5.42