Abbes Saidi

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Abbes Saidi
Personal information
Native name عباس السعايدي
Birth name Abbes Saidi
Born (1983-02-09) February 9, 1983 (age 31)
Tunisia Tunisia
Residence Tunisia Tunisia
Event(s) T38 - 400 metres
T38 - 800 metres
T38 - 4 x 400 metres Relay T35-38
T38 - 1500

Abbes Saidi (Arabic: عباس السعايدي‎) (born February 09, 1983) is a Paralympian athlete from Tunisia competing mainly in category T38 events.[1]


He competed in the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. There he won a gold medal in the men's 4 x 400 metre relay - T35-38 event and a silver medal in the men's 800 metres - T38 event. He also competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There he won a silver medal in the men's 400 metres - T38 event, a bronze medal in the men's 4 x 100 metre relay - T35-38 event and went out in the first round of the men's 200 metres - T38 event

Saidi holds the 1500 m world record for T38 classified athletes.[2]


  1. ^ "Saidi, Abbes". IPC Athletics. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "IPC Athletics Records". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 

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