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SAIDI Abbes
Sport Para athletics
NPC Tunisia   
GenderMen
Age35
Height1.79 m
Weight 69 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T38
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Residence
Gafsa, TUN
Occupation
Sports Teacher
Languages
Arabic
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 1998.
Why this sport?
He attended a try-out event for prospective Para athletes.
Name of coach
Mohammed Yahya, TUN
Senior International Debut
Year
2000
Competing for
Tunisia
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T38 1500m event at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and winning gold in the same event at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
His wife. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Tunisian athlete Mohammed Gammoudi. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2004 800m T38 1:59.85 
1 2004 4 x 400m Relay T35-38 3:38.92 
2 2008 400m T38 51.97
13 2008 200m T38 25.50
3 2008 4 x 100m Relay T35-38 47.81
4 2012 400m T38 52.05
Round 1 2012 200m T38 24.07
1 2016 1500m T38 4:13.81
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2002 400m T38 1:00.84
5 2002 800m T38 2:11.07
6 2002 4 x 400m Relay T35-38 4:21.01
5 2006 400m T38 54.37
  2006 4 x 400m Relay T35-38  DSQ
2 2013 1500m T38 4:12.78
7 2013 400m T38 57.44
2 2015 800m T38 2:02.34
1 2015 1500m T38 4:09.92
3 2017 800m T38 2:02.38
3 2017 1500m T38 4:12.37