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MEDJMEDJ Nadia
Sport Para athletics, Para powerlifting
NPC Algeria   
GenderWomen
Age45
Place of BirthConstantine, ALG
Height1.69 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Further Personal Information
Family
One child
Languages
Arabic, French
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach
Mohamed-Salah Benatta [national]
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)
Other sports
She has competed in both Para athletics [throwing events] and Para powerlifting at international level. She competed in Para athletics at the 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games. (IPC, 01 Apr 2019)
Impairment
Her right leg has been amputated above the knee. (vitaminedz.com, 27 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
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 - Para athletics
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