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Lynda Hamri

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Residence
Bab el Oued, ALG
Languages
Arabic, French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2000 at the TR Bab El Oued club in Algeria.
Why this sport?
One of her neighbours, who was an athletics coach, recognised her talent for running. "She saw that nothing stopped me, so she suggested that I take up athletics."
Club / Team
GS Petroliers: Algiers, ALG
Name of coach
Yusuf Radwan, ALG, from 2013

General interest

Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the T13 long jump at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Algerian middle distance runners Noureddine Morceli and Hassiba Boulmerka. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Injuries
In 2012 she had a herniated disc that sidelined her for two months. (blog.lefigaro.fr, 21 Sep 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sport is life." (Facebook profile, 02 Mar 2021)
Impairment
She has a condition called maculopathy, which gradually causes her eyesight to deteriorate. (la3lam.net, 05 May 2016; blog.lefigaro.fr, 21 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T13 Heat 1 2012-09-05 5
Women's Long Jump F13 Final Round 2012-09-07 2
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T12 Semifinal 2 2013-07-20 7
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 1 2013-07-23 9
Women's Long Jump T12 Final 1 2013-07-25 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 3 2015-10-26 10
Women's Long Jump T12 Final 1 2015-10-29 2
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 1 2016-09-08 2
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 1 2016-09-09 4
Women's Long Jump T12 Final Round 2016-09-13 3
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T12 Final 1 2017-07-21 3