Hamdi Dhouibi (born 24 January 1982 in Kairouan) is a Tunisian decathlete.

Hamdi Dhouibi
Hamdi Dhouibi at TNT - Fortuna Meeting in Kladno 15June2010 115.jpg
Hamdi Dhouibi at the 2010 TNT - Fortuna Meeting in Kladno
Personal information
Nationality Tunisia
Born (1982-01-24) January 24, 1982 (age 38)
Kairouan, Tunisia
Sport
SportDecathlon
Updated on 27 March 2013.

He held the African record with 8023 points, achieved at the 2005 World Championships in Helsinki.[1] The record was broken by Larbi Bouraada of Algeria at the 2009 World Championships. Dhouibi also holds the African record in heptathlon (indoor) with 5733 points, achieved in March 2003 in Aubière.[2]

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2001 African Junior Championships Réduit, Mauritius 1st Pole vault 4.60 m
3rd Long jump 7.18 m
Jeux de la Francophonie Ottawa, Canada 2nd Decathlon 7548 pts (PB)
Mediterranean Games Radès, Tunisia 7th 4 × 400 m relay 3:13.23 min
2nd Decathlon 7530 pts
2002 African Championships Radès, Tunisia 1st Decathlon 7965 pts (CR, PB)
2003 World Championships Paris, France Decathlon DNF
2004 Pan Arab Games Algiers, Algeria 1st Decathlon 7595 pts (CR)
2005 Mediterranean Games Almería, Spain 3rd Decathlon 7847 pts
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 11th Decathlon 8023 pts (AR)
2006 African Championships Radès, Tunisia 3rd Pole vault 4.80 m
1st Decathlon 7566 pts
2007 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria Decathlon DNF
All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria 3rd Pole vault 4.90 m
1st Decathlon 7838 pts (CR)
2010 African Championships Nairobi, Kenya 1st Pole vault 4.70 m
Decathlon DNF
2011 Pan Arab Games Doha, Qatar 4th Pole vault 4.70 m
2nd Decathlon 7664 pts

Personal bestsEdit

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