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GHARBI Yassine
Sport Para athletics
NPC Tunisia   
GenderMen
Age28
Place of BirthRadès, TUN
Height1.70 m
Weight 50 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tunis, TUN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2009.
Why this sport?
He initially got into sport for social integration.
Name of coach
Abdallah Mechraoui
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Tunisia
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the T54 400m event at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Abdallah Mechraoui. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Tunisian swimmer Oussama Mellouli. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
He was named Best Para Athlete of the Year at the 2015 Olympic Torch Awards in Tunisia. (letemps.com.tn, 25 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2016 400m T54 47.07
Round 1 2016 1500m T54 3:09.79
8 2016 800m T54  DSQ
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2015 1500m T54  DNF
10 2015 5000m T54  DNF
5 2015 400m T54 47.27
7 2015 800m T54 1:36.54
2 2017 1500m T54 3:04.58
1 2017 200m T54 24.86
1 2017 400m T54 45.57
3 2017 800m T54 1:38.82