Tunisian Athletes Qualified for 2012 London Summer Olympics


Tunisian first participated in Olympics in 1960 and till now this country have won 07 medals in different events.

Please find below the List of Tunisian athletes Qualified for London 2012 Olympics :

Athletics :
Tunisian athletes have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the ‘A’ Standard, and 1 at the ‘B’ Standard):
Wissam Hosni – Marathon
Hassanine Sebei – 20 km walk
Amor Ben Yahia – 3000 m steeplechase

Amira Ben Amor – Marathon
Habiba Ghribi – 3000 m steeplechase

Basketball :
Tunisia is qualified for the men’s event
Men’s team event – 1 team of 12 players
Men’s tournament

Boxing :
Tunisia has so far qualified boxers for the following events
Ahmed Mejri – Lightweight
Abderrazak Houya and Yahia Elmekachari – Light welterweight

Maroua Rahali – Flyweight
Rim Jouini – Lightweight

Canoeing :
Tunisia has qualified boats for the following events
Khaled Bergaoui – Men’s C-1 200 m
Mohamed Ali Mrabet – Men’s K-1 1000 m
Afef Ben Ismail – Women’s K-1 500 m

Fencing :
Tunisia has qualified 6 fencers.
Mohamed Smandi – Individual foil
Hichem Smandi – Individual sabre

Sarra Besbes – Individual épée
Ines Boubakri – Individual foil
Azza Besbes – Individual sabre
Amira Ben Chaabane – Individual sabre

Gymnastics :
Tunisia has qualified in the following events.
Wajdi Bouallègue – All-around

Handball :
Tunisia will participate to the Olympic Games as the defending Africa Champion.
Men’s team event – 1 team of 14 players
Men’s tournament

Judo :
Tunisia has qualified 4 judokas
Faycal Jaballah     Men’s +100 kg
Houda Miled – Women’s -70 kg
Hana Margheni – Women’s -78 kg
Nihel Cheikhrouhou – Women’s +78 kg

Rowing :
Tunisia has qualified the following boats.
Aymen Mejri – Single sculls

Racha Soula – Single sculls

Sailing :
Tunisia has qualified 1 boat for each of the following events
Youssef Akrout – Laser

Shooting :
Tunisia has qualified one shooter.
10 m air pistol

Swimming :
Tunisian swimmers have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of 2 swimmers in each event at the Olympic Qualifying Time (OQT), and potentially 1 at the Olympic Selection Time (OST)):

Ahmed Mathlouthi – 200 m freestyle
Oussama Mellouli – 400 m freestyle, 1500 m freestyle and 10 km open water
Taki Mrabet – 200 m individual medley and 400 m individual medley
Taekwondo :
Tunisia has qualified 1 athlete.
Khaoula Ben Hamza – Women’s +67 kg

Tennis :
Malek Jaziri – Men’s singles
Ons Jabeur – Women’s singles

Volleyball :
Tunisia has qualified a men’s team to the indoor tournament.
Men’s team event – 1 team of 12 players
Men’s indoor tournament

Weightlifting :
Tunisia has qualified 1 man and 1 woman.

Wrestling :
Tunisia has qualified 8 quota places.
Men’s freestyle
Heithem Belayech -66 kg
Bilel Al Wechteti -74 kg

Men’s Greco-Roman
Zied Ayet Akram -74 kg
Hykel Al Achouri -84 kg
Housine Al Ayari -96 kg
Radwan Chabi -120 kg

Women’s freestyle
Marwa Mezien     -48 kg
Marwa Al Amri     -55 kg

Author: admin on July 5, 2012
Category: General

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