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Fathia Amaimia

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F41

Further personal information

Languages
Arabic, French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2009.
Why this sport?
She was inspired after watching Tunisian athletes compete at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing.

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France, bronze at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar, and bronze at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Tunisian Para athlete Raoua Tlili. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Injuries
She has suffered a double fracture of the radius and ulna bones in her arm. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Impairment
She is a person of short stature. (paralympic.org, 23 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F41 Final 1 2013-07-25 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F41 Final 1 2015-10-23 2
Women's Shot Put F41 Final 1 2015-10-26 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F41 Final Round 2016-09-09 6
Women's Discus Throw F41 Final Round 2016-09-15 3
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F41 Final 1 2017-07-15 5
Women's Shot Put F41 Final 1 2017-07-19 6