Biography:

Muncef Ouardi made his Olympic debut at Sochi 2014.

Having made his World Cup debut in December 2007, Ouardi’s first full World Cup season was 2008-09 when he also debuted at the ISU World Single Distances Championships. After being a member of the World Cup team in the fall of 2009. Ouardi did not qualify for the 2010 Olympic team.

He returned to the World Cup team in 2010-11, which also included another trip to the World Single Distances Championships. In 2011-12 he competed at the ISU World Sprint Championships for the first time where he finished third in one of the 500m races en route to 10th place overall.

PERSONAL

Odds and Ends: Started speed skating at age eight… Nicknames: Le Sheik, Money…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

ISU World Single Distances Championships: 2012 – 15th (500m), 17th (1000m); 2011 – 14th (500m); 2009 – 14th (500m)

ISU World Sprint Championships: 2012 – 10th (overall)