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BEN KOELLEB Samar
Sport Para athletics
NPC Tunisia   
GenderWomen
Age23
Place of BirthGafsa, TUN
Height1.28 m
Weight 40 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F41
Further Personal Information
Residence
Gafsa, TUN
Languages
Arabic, French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2013.
Why this sport?
Athletics provided an opportunity for her to earn a living.
Club / Team
Gafsa: Tunisia
Name of coach
Mohammed Yahya, TUN
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in shot put at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and a bronze medal in discus at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Tunisian athlete Mohammed Gammoudi. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2016 Shot Put F41 8.39
4 2016 Discus Throw F41 25.79
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2017 Discus Throw F41 25.83
3 2017 Shot Put F41 8.23