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Firas Bentria

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Languages
Arabic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2005 in Algiers, Algeria.
Why this sport?
He is passionate about sport in general.
Name of coach
Hocine Saadoune [national], ALG

General interest

Hero / Idol
US sprinter Maurice Greene. (Athlete, 24 Jan 2011)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He psyches himself up by talking to himself loudly before competition. (Athlete, 24 Jan 2011)
Other sports
He represented Algeria in goalball at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (lesoirdalgerie.com, 20 Apr 2013)
Famous relatives
His brother has competed in athletics at national level. (Athlete, 24 Jan 2011)
Other information
DUAL SPORTSMAN
At the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he competed in the long jump and was a member of Algerian goalball squad. (lesoirdalgerie.com, 20 Apr 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 2 3
Men's 200 m T11 Heat 5 3
Men's Long Jump F11 Final Round 9999
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F11 Final 2011-01-29 9999
Men's Long Jump F11 Final 2011-01-29 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men Group B 2012-08-30 2
Men Group B 2012-08-31 6
Men Group B 2012-09-01 9
Men Group B 2012-09-02 12
Men Group B 2012-09-03 14
Men Group B - Standings 2012-09-04 4
Men's Long Jump F11 Final Round 2012-09-04 6
Men Quarterfinal 2012-09-05 301
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Triple Jump T11 Final 1 2013-07-24 3
Men's Long Jump T11 Final 1 2013-07-27 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T11 Final Round 2016-09-08 9