Mellouli was under pressure from Tunesia

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Tunesian Oussama Mellouli feels reinvigorated now, following the revolution in his home country. He tells The New York Times that the now former government put pressure on him to acknowledge the president after major victories, calling his father to ask why his son didn’t dedicate his medals to the president.

Mellouli after 1500 free in Dubai 2010

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