Tunisia at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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Tunisia at the
2012 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Tunisia.svg
IPC code TUN
NPC Tunisian Paralympic Committee
in London
Competitors Athletics
Flag bearer Abderrahim Zhiou
Medals
Ranked 14th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
9 5 5 19
Summer Paralympics appearances

Tunisia competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, United Kingdom from August 29 to September 9, 2012.[1] This was the nation's seventh appearance at the Summer Paralympics since 1988. The Tunisian Paralympic Committee sent a total of 31 athletes to the Games, 18 men and 13 women to compete in Athletics only.

Tunisia left London with a total of 19 Paralympic medals ( 9 gold, 5 silver and 5 bronze ).

Medallists[edit]

Tunisia finished the 2012 Games with 9 gold, 5 silver and 5 bronze medals. This put them 14th overall on the medal list. They were one of two African countries to finish in the top 20 countries by medal, with South Africa the other country in 18th position with 8 gold, 12 silver and 9 bronze medals.[2]

Gold medallists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Neda Bahi Athletics Women's 400m - T37 31 August
 Gold Raoua Tlili Athletics Women's Club Throw - F31/32/51 31 August
 Gold Walid Ktila Athletics Men's 200 m T34 1 September
 Gold Walid Ktila Athletics Men's 100 m T34 1 September
 Gold Mahmoud Khaldi Athletics Men's 400 m T12 1 September
 Gold Abderrahim Zhiou Athletics Men's 1500 m T13 1 September
 Gold Abderrahim Zhiou Athletics Men's 800 m T12 1 September
 Gold Maroua Ibrahmi Athletics Women's club throw F31/32/51 1 September
 Gold Mohamed Farhat Chida Athletics Men 400 m T38 3 September

Silver medallists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Abderrahim Zhiou Athletics Men's 5000 m T12 31 August
 Silver Mohamed Charmi Athletics Men's 800 metres T37 31 August
 Silver Somaya Bousaid Athletics Women's 400 metres T13 31 August
 Silver Raoua Tlili Athletics Women's Discus throw F40 31 August
 Silver Hania Aidi Athletics Women's Javelin Throw F54/55/56 31 August

Bronze medallists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze Abderrahim Zhiou Athletics Men's Marathon - T12 31 August
 Bronze Mohamed Charmi Athletics Men's 1500m - T37 31 August
 Bronze Mohamed Zemzemi Athletics Men's Discus Throw - F51/52/53 31 August
 Bronze Neda Bahi Athletics Women's 100m - T37 31 August
 Bronze Maroua Ibrahmi Athletics Women's Shot Put - F32/33 31 August

Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics[edit]

31 Tunisian athletes (13 women and 18 men) qualified for the Athletics competitions:

Women
Men

Neda Bahi won a gold medal for Tunisia in the Women's 400m T37 event on September 9.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tunisia - 2012 Paralympic News, Athletes, Medals". LOCOG. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Paralympics medals table". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2016-10-25. 
  3. ^ "Paralympics results". BBC Sport. 2012-09-06. Retrieved 2016-10-25.