Farhat Chida

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Farhat Chida
Personal information
Native name محمد فرحات شيدة
Birth name Mohamed Farhat Chida
Born (1982-09-11) September 11, 1982 (age 31)
Height 1.83 metres (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb; 11 st 11 lb)
Sport
Disability Cerebral Palsy
Club Tunisian Federation of Sports for the Disabled: Tunis, TUN
Coached by Abdallah Machraoui [1]

Mohamed Farhat Chida (Arabic: محمد فرحات شيدة‎) (September 11, 1982) is a Paralympic athlete from Tunisia competing mainly in category T38 sprint events.

Biographies[edit]

Between 1990 and 1997, Mohamed competed in able bodied athletics and cycling, he was injured in a road accident in 2003 and diagnosed with cerebral palsy. He marked his debut in 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens.[2]

Achievements[edit]

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, a silver medal in the men's 200 metres - T38 event, a bronze medal in the men's 100 metres - T38 event and finished sixth in the men's 400 metres - T38 event.

He also competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There he won a gold medal in the men's Long jump - F37-38 event, a gold medal in the men's 400 metres - T38 event, a silver medal in the men's 4 x 100 metre relay - T35-38 event, finished fifth in the men's 100 metres - T38 event and finished fourth in the men's 200 metres - T38 event.

At the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, UK, Mohamed Farhat won a gold medal in the men's 400 metres - T38 event.[3]

Athletics[edit]

  • Men's 400m - T38
  • Men's Long Jump - F37/38
  • Men's 100m - T38
  • Men's 200m - T38
Hobbies

Travel, music, sport. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2010)

Language(s) spoken

Arabic, French, English

Club name

National Federation of Sports for the Disabled, Tunis, TUN

Coach

Abdallah Machraoui (TUN) from 2010 (Athlete, 14 Dec 2010)

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