His father encouraged him in the sport and his first competition at national level was in 2009. This is his second competition in the Byte Class.
Elmjid normally sails an Optimist and qualified for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Algeria.
The 15-year-old attends the local secondary school in Kelibia and sails for Club Kelibia.
He is coached by Arbi Haddad. This is their first year together.
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