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MEDJMEDJ Nadia
Sport Para athletics
NPC Algeria   
GenderWomen
Age44
Place of BirthConstantine, ALG
Height1.69 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
F56
Further Personal Information
Family
One child
Languages
Arabic, French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics in 1989 in Constantine, Algeria.
Senior International Debut
Year
2002
Competing for
Algeria
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Lille, FRA
General Interest
Nicknames
Hanan (Athlete, 17 Jan 2011)
Most influential person in career
US sprinter Marion Jones. (Athlete, 17 Jan 2011)
Hero / Idol
Algerian politician Abdelaziz Bouteflika. (Athlete, 17 Jan 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always win." (Athlete, 17 Jan 2011)
Awards and honours
She was Algeria's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)
Impairment
Her right leg has been amputated above the knee. (vitaminedz.com, 27 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2004 Shot Put F56-58 9.79 
5 2004 Discus Throw F56-58 24.54 
3 2008 Shot Put F57-58 10.93
3 2008 Discus Throw F57/58 28.74
4 2012 Discus Throw F57/58 27.80
  2012 Shot Put F57-58  NoM
3 2016 Shot Put F57 9.92
3 2016 Javelin Throw F56 20.24
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2002 Shot Put F56-57 8.79
7 2002 Javelin Throw F57/58 16.61
1 2006 Shot Put F55-57 10.65
3 2006 Discus Throw F57 26.28
3 2011 Shot Put F57-58 9.48
8 2011 Javelin Throw F57/58 15.78
3 2011 Discus Throw F57/58 29.60
2 2013 Shot Put F55/56/57 9.60
5 2013 Discus Throw F57/58 27.49
5 2017 Discus Throw F57 25.93
4 2017 Javelin Throw F56 20.52
4 2017 Shot Put F57 9.68