Ahmed Hafnaoui
30 Under 30 – 2021

Ahmed Hafnaoui

Age: 18

Occupation: Swimmer

Nationality: Tunisian

Residence: Tunisia

Category: Sport

Having joined Tunisia’s national swimming program when he was only 12, Hafnaoui went on to win the gold medal for the 400m men’s freestyle competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. He previously competed in the 200m, 400m, and 800m freestyle competitions at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, finishing 8th in the 400m and 7th in the 800m. Hafnaoui is Tunisia’s second-ever swimming gold medalist. His father, Mohamed Hafnaoui, is a former member of the country’s national basketball team.