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Assia El Hannouni

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12

Further personal information

Residence
Paris, FRA
Higher education
Journalism - Centre de Formation des Journalistes: Paris, FRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training at age 16.
Club / Team
US Creteil: France
Name of coach
Patrice Gerges, FRA; Olivier Deniaud [national], FRA

General interest

Awards and honours
She was France's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (rtl.fr, 16 Nov 2010)
Impairment
At age 16 she was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, which resulted in her losing most of her sight. (rmc.fr, 16 Nov 2010)
Other information
PRESIDENTIAL SNUB
In 2008, she voiced her disappointed when French president Nicolas Sarkozy broke his promise to meet the country's Paralympians. Speaking on an evening news programme, she accused Sarkozy of ignoring the Paralympic Games and claimed para-athletes do not receive the same support as able-bodied athletes. (marianne2.fr, lepost.fr,19 Sep 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 2 3
Women's 200 m T12 Final Round 3
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 3 1
Women's 400 m T12 Final A 2
Women's Long Jump F12 Final Round 8
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 800 m T12 Heat 2 1
Women's 800 m T12 Final Round 1
Women's 400 m T12 Final A 1
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 1 1
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 4 1
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 1 1
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 3 1
Women's 100 m T12 Final A 1
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 1 1
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 1 1
Women's 200 m T12 Final A 1
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 2 1
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 2 1
Women's 200 m T12 Final Round 1
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 1 1
Women's 400 m T12 Final A 1
Women's 800 m T12/13 Heat 1 1
Women's 800 m T12/13 Final Round 2
Women's 1500 m T13 Final Round 2
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 2 2011-01-22 1
Women's 200 m T12 Final 2011-01-23 1
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 3 2011-01-26 1
Women's 400 m T12 Final 2011-01-27 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 1 2012-09-01 2
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 4 2012-09-01 2
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 1 2012-09-02 1
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 2 2012-09-03 1
Women's 400 m T12 Final Round 2012-09-04 1
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 1 2012-09-06 1
Women's 200 m T12 Final Round 2012-09-06 1