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BOUSAID Somaya
Sport Para athletics
NPC Tunisia   
GenderWomen
Age38
Place of BirthTunis, TUN
Height1.68 m
Weight 53 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T13, F13
Further Personal Information
Languages
Arabic, French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2005 in Tunis, Tunisia.
Why this sport?
A local coach recognised her potential.
Senior International Debut
Year
2005
Competing for
Tunisia
Location
Tunis, TUN
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2010)
Hero / Idol
Tunisian distance runner Mohammed Gammoudi. (IPC, 11 Dec 2009)
Impairment
She was born with a visual impairment. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2008 800m T12-13 2:03.21
4 2008 400m T13 56.72
1 2008 1500m T13 4:14.00
2 2012 400m T13 56.83
Heats 2012 100m T13 13.41
1 2016 1500m T13 4:21.45
8 2016 400m T13 1:03.98
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2011 1500m T13 4:54.73
2 2011 400m T13 57.28
2 2015 400m T13 58.38
1 2015 1500m T13 4:33.51
2 2017 1500m T13 4:40.89