Faïcel Jaballah

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
Nefta, Tunisia
ResidenceTozeur, 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. "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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