Meriem Moussa

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Meriem Moussa
Personal information
Nationality  Algeria
Born (1988-05-11) 11 May 1988 (age 29)
Height 1.50 m (4 ft 11 in)
Weight 48 kg (106 lb)
Sport Judo
Event(s) 48 kg

Meriem Moussa (Arabic: مريم موسى‎; born May 11, 1988) is an Algerian judoka, who played for the extra-lightweight category.[1] She is a four-time medalist at the African Judo Championships, and a gold medalist at the 2007 All-Africa Games in Algiers.[2] She also won two bronze medals in the same division at the 2007 Summer Universiade in Bangkok, Thailand, and at the 2011 Summer Universiade in Shenzhen, China.[3][4]

Moussa represented Algeria at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she competed for the women's extra-lightweight class (48 kg). She defeated Gabon's Sandrine Ilendou in the first preliminary round, before losing out her next match by a waza-ari (half-point) to Germany's Michaela Baschin.[5]


  1. ^ "Meriem Moussa". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Aflou, Lyes (15 July 2007). "All Africa games: Algeria shines in judo, swimming". Magharebia. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "2011 SU Update: Today's Medals at the Universiade". FISU. 15 August 2011. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Japanese judoka Fukumi wins women's 48kg gold at Universiade". Xinhua. 16 August 2007. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Women's Extra Lightweight (48kg/106 lbs) Preliminaries". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 

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