Tunisia: Veteran Mellouli not slowing down ahead of Mediterranean Games


At 34, Oussama Mellouli is the most talented professional swimmer in Tunisia. He was the 1,500 meters freestyle World champion at the 2009 Wold Aquatics Championships and won 3 gold medals at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. Now he’s in Tunis to prepare for the 18th Mediterranean Games.


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