Walid Ktila

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Walid Ktila
Men's 100m T34 Victory Ceremony (8119922023).jpg
Ktila (centre) at the 2012 Paralympics
Personal information
Native name وليد كتيلة
Birth name Walid Ktila
Born (1985-07-20) 20 July 1985 (age 31)
Residence Tunisia
Years active 2003–present
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)
Sport
Sport Paralympic athletics
Disability cerebral palsy
Disability class T34
Event(s) 100–800 m
Club Tunisian Federation of Sports for the Disabled: Gabes, TUN
Coached by Hedi Najah

Walid Ktila (Arabic: وليد كتيلة‎‎; born 20 July 1985) is a Paralympic wheelchair racer from Tunisia who competes in short and middle distances in the T34 category.[1] He won all 100–800 m events at the 2013 and 2015 world championships.[2] At the 2012 and 2016 Paralympics he won three gold and one silver medal.[3][4]

World records[edit]

Walid holds two IPC world records in athletics in 100 m and 200 m T34 events.

Event Record Competition Location Date
100 m 15.69 (+0.1 m/s) Kuwait City, Kuwait 17 January 2012
200 m 27.98 (−0.3 m/s) Paralympic Games London, Great Britain 4 September 2012

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ktila, Walid". IPC Athletics. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Lyon 2013 Live Results, IPC Athletics World Championships, 19–28 July
  3. ^ "Walid Ktila – Events and results". London 2012. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 
  4. ^ Walid Ktila. rio2016.com