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TunisiaTunisia, TUN
Open water


Further Personal Information

Date of birth
22 August 1988
163 cm
Arabic, English, French
Higher education
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. (SportsDeskOnline, 20 Dec 2018;, 2011)
Other information
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. (, 13 Dec 2014)