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BOUZAID Alexandre

epee
Rank103
Pts16.00
Age38
HandL

Personal Information

Family Daughter Alienor, one son

Residence Bordeaux, FRA

Occupation Advertising, Analyst, Athlete, Marketing

Languages English, French

Higher education Business Administration, Marketing - ESSEC Business School: France

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
Zone Championships4-37
Tunis (TUNISIA), 2010-09-25Casablanca (MOROCCO), 2012-04-20
Le Caire (EGYPT), 2011-07-21Le Caire (EGYPT), 2017-06-09
Le Caire (EGYPT), 2015-06-13Tunis (TUNISIA), 2018-06-06
Alger (ALGERIA), 2016-04-15

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing at age four in France.

Why this sport? There was a training centre near his house. "I took it up for fun. Fencing's the best."

Handedness Left

International Debut

Year 2000

Competing for Senegal

General Interest

Hobbies Playing sports, spending time with friends and family, travelling. (Athlete, 06 Aug 2016)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning the African championships four times [2010, 2011, 2015, 2016], and winning gold at the 1998 World Cadet Championships in Valencia, Venezuela. (Athlete, 06 Aug 2016)

Most influential person in career His family and friends. (Athlete, 06 Aug 2016)

Injuries He suffered from a meniscus injury in 2011. (Athlete, 06 Aug 2016)

Sporting philosophy / motto "To enjoy fencing and have fun while winning." (Athlete, 06 Aug 2016)

Other sports He won a French national title in kung-fu. (stadafric.com, 01 Aug 2016)

Ambitions To win an Olympic medal. (Athlete, 06 Aug 2016)

Other information FROM FRANCE TO SENEGAL
Born in Senegal, of Lebanese origins, he grew up in France and received citizenship there. He represented France until 2010, at which point he returned to Senegal. "In 2010 I was contacted by the Senegal Fencing Federation. I accepted their invitation to return and defend the colours of Senegal." (alexandrebouzaid.blogspot.com, 22 Jan 2012; popxibaar.com, 24 Sep 2010; stadafric.com, 01 Aug 2016)

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