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BESBES Sarra
NOC Tunisia   
GenderWomen
Born 05 Feb 1989 in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Height1.75 m
Weight 62 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Paris, FRA
Occupation Athlete
Languages Arabic, French
Higher education Biology, Health Studies
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Escrime Saint-Maur: France
General Interest
Famous relatives Her mother Hayet was a figurehead for female fencers in Tunisia. Her father Ali played basketball at an elite level. Her siblings Azza, Hela, Rim and Ahmed Aziz have all competed in fencing at international level. (SportsDeskOnline, 01 Jul 2015; webmanagercenter.com, 19 Feb 2015)
Other information NATIONAL FIRST
She became the first Tunisian fencer to win gold at the World Cup with her victory at the 2015 event in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (SportsDeskOnline, 01 Jul 2015; africatopsports.com, 16 Feb 2015)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
Olympic Games
2012 Quarterfinal Individual Epee London, England
World Championships
2015 3 Individual Epee Moscow, Russia
African Championships
2016 1 Individual Epee Algiers, Algeria
2015 1 Individual Epee Cairo, Egypt
2015 1 Team Epee Cairo, Egypt
2015 1 Team Foil Cairo, Egypt
2014 1 Individual Epee Cairo, Egypt
2011 1 Individual Epee Cairo, Egypt
2010 1 Individual Epee Tunis, Tunisia
2010 1 Team Epee Tunis, Tunisia
2010 2 Team Foil Tunis, Tunisia
2009 1 Individual Epee Dakar, Senegal
2009 1 Team Foil Dakar, Senegal
2009 1 Team Epee Dakar, Senegal
2008 1 Team Epee Casablanca, Morocco
2008 3 Individual Epee Casablanca, Morocco