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Somaya Bousaid

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Residence
Tunis, TUN
Languages
Arabic, French
Higher education
ISSEP Ksar Said: Tunisia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2005 in Tunis, Tunisia.
Why this sport?
A local coach recognised her potential.

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Tunisia
Location
Tunis, TUN

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2010)
Hero / Idol
Tunisian distance runner Mohammed Gammoudi. (IPC, 11 Dec 2009)
Impairment
She was born with a visual impairment. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T13 Heat 1 2
Women's 400 m T13 Final Round 4
Women's 800 m T12/13 Heat 2 1
Women's 800 m T12/13 Final Round 1
Women's 1500 m T13 Final Round 1
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T13 Final 2011-01-25 1
Women's 400 m T13 Final 2011-01-29 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T13 Final Round 2012-09-03 2
Women's 100 m T13 Heat 1 2012-09-05 4
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T13 Heat 1 2015-10-23 4
Women's 400 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-24 2
Women's 1500 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-30 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T13 Heat 2 2016-09-08 2
Women's 1500 m T13 Final Round 2016-09-10 1
Women's 400 m T13 Final Round 2016-09-17 8
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T13 Final 1 2017-07-14 2