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Mourad Idoudi

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
F32, F33

Further personal information

Residence
Gabes, TUN
Languages
Arabic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He started athletics in 1996, aged 12 in Gabes, Tunisia.
Why this sport?
He felt he had potential to succeed in the sport.
Club / Team
Tunisian Federation of Sports for the Disabled: Gabes, TUN
Name of coach
Heidi Najah [national]
Coach from which country?
Tunisia
Coach from what year?
1996

International debut

Year
2003
Competing for
Tunisia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Birmingham

General interest

Nicknames
'Hadj.' (Athlete, 13 Dec 2010)
Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 13 Dec 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the men's club throw [F32/51] at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games, setting a new world record with a throw of 35.77m. (Athlete, 13 Dec 2010, en.paralympic.beijing2008.cn, 15 Sep 2010)
Most influential person in career
His coach, Hedi Najah. (Athlete, 13 Dec 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Work hard." (Athlete, 13 Dec 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F32 Final Round 9999
Men's Club Throw F32/51 Final Round 6
Men's Discus Throw F32 Final Round 2
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F32/51 Final Round 1
Men's Discus Throw F32/51 Final Round 1
Men's Shot Put F32 Final Round 2
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F32/33 Final 2011-01-22 8
Men's Discus Throw F32-34 Final 2011-01-24 17
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F33/34 Final Round 2012-09-01 12
Men's Shot Put F32/33 Final Round 2012-09-05 10