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Rima Abdelli

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F40

Further personal information

Family
Husband Yassin
Residence
Sfax, TUN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, English, French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2010 in Sfax, Tunisia.
Why this sport?
She got involved in athletics to help make friends and secure her future.

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Tunisia

General interest

Nicknames
Queen Rima (Instagram profile, 02 Oct 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Ali Ganfoudi. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Injuries
She injured her back in 2016. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 02 Oct 2019)
Impairment
She is a person of short stature. (paralympic.org, 27 Oct 2015)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
In 2011 she graduated with a master's degree in finance from Sfax Institute for Advanced Business Studies [IHEC Sfax] in Tunisia. (Facebook profile, 03 Apr 2020; assabah.com.tn, 31 Jul 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F40 Final 1 2015-10-27 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F40 Final Round 2016-09-11 2
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F40 Final 1 2017-07-17 1