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ABDELLI Rima
Sport Para athletics
NPC Tunisia   
GenderWomen
Age30
Place of BirthMadanin, TUN
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F40
Further Personal Information
Residence
Sfax, TUN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, English, French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2010 in Sfax, Tunisia.
Why this sport?
She began the sport for social integration reasons, and to help secure her future.
Name of coach
Ali Ganfoudi
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Tunisia
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Ali Ganfoudi. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Injuries
She suffered a back injury in 2016. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Impairment
She is a person of short stature. (paralympic.org, 27 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2016 Shot Put F40 7.37
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2015 Shot Put F40 6.75
1 2017 Shot Put F40 7.57