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Maroua
Mathlouthi
TunisiaTunisia, TUN
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
22 August 1988
Height
163 cm
Weight
58 kg
Residence
Dallas, TX, USA
Occupation
Student
Languages
Arabic, English, French
Higher education
Biology, Medicine - Southern Methodist University: Dallas, TX, USA

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age four at Club Africain in Tunis, Tunisia.
Why this sport?
She was thought to be too skinny as a child so she was taken to Club Africain to improve her health.

General Interest

Famous relatives
Her younger brother Ahmed represented Tunisia in swimming at the Olympic Games in 2012 and 2016. (rio16.usatoday.com, 21 Aug 2016; sports-reference.com, 2012; smumustangs.com, 2011)
Other information
SCHOLARSHIPS
She grew up in Tunisia, but at age 15 she was offered a swimming scholarship to complete her high school studies in France. She then received an athletic scholarship to study and compete at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX, United States of America. (meetatutor.com, 13 Dec 2014)