Faïcel Jaballah

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Faicel (or Faycal) Jaballah (Arabic: فيصل جاب الله‎) (born 1 May 1988 in Nefta, Tunisia) is a Tunisian judoka. He is 1,96 m tall and weighs 130 kg.[1]

Faicel Jaballah
Personal information
Native nameفيصل جاب الله
Nationality Tunisia
Born (1988-05-01) 1 May 1988 (age 32)
Nefta, Tunisia
Height196 cm (77 in)
Weight140 kg (309 lb)
Event(s)+100 kg
Coached byAnis Lounifi
Updated on 2 September 2013.


At the 2011 All-Africa Games in Maputo, Faicel won a gold medal in +100 kg category.

Faicel competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the +100 kg event, he defeated Yerzhan Shynkeyev before being eliminated by the 2011 world champion Teddy Riner.[2]

Faicel qualified for the 2013 World Judo Championships in Rio.[3] He competed in the +100kg division, and defeated Roy Meyer and Islam El Shehaby before being defeated by Andreas Tölzer in the final match of the pool B.[4] In the repechage, Faicel defeated Ryu Shichinohe and advanced to face Adam Okruashvili for the third place in +100 kg category. He finished the competition in the third place, along with Andreas Tölzer. This result was the best achievement in his career so far.[5][6]

At the 2016 Olympics, he lost his first match to Barna Bor.[7]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Faïcel Jaballah". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 13 December 2012.
  2. ^ London 2012 profile
  3. ^ Faicel Jaballah profile in IJF, 31.08.2013
  4. ^ IJF World Championship Seniors 2013, 31.08.2013
  5. ^ Faicel Jaballah judo results, judoinside.com
  6. ^ World Championships, Rio 2013, DAY 6, IJF News - Saturday 31 August 2013
  7. ^ "Rio 2016". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 20 August 2016. Retrieved 26 July 2017.

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