Nizar Mardini (Yusra Mardini’s Cousin) Age, Now, Biography, Facts

Nizar Mardini is the cousin of Yusra and Sara Mardini who were Syrian former competition swimmer and refugee of the Syrian civil war. She was a member of the Refugee Olympic Athletes Team (ROT) that competed under the Olympic flag at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Nizar assisted them on their journey to Germany and were accompanied by two cousins, who were with them all through the way.

Who Is Nizar Mardini?

Nizar Mardini was a cast member of ‘The Swimmers’ whose plot follows the life story of teenage Syrian refugees Yusra Mardini and her sister Sarah Mardini. The film also depicts the story of their sisterhood, in good and bad times. They swam alongside a sinking dinghy of refugees to lighten it, and eventually help 18 refugees to reach safety across the Aegean Sea while being smuggled from ─░zmir towards Lesbos.

In the film, Nizar’s mood plummets as he is forced to wait in a German hangar for his paperwork to be processed. He adds that his cousins have it somewhat easier since they know what they want and are working towards it.

In addition, ‘The Swimmers’ premiered in theatres in November 2022 and made its way onto Netflix the following month. The film features Ahmed Malek, Manal Issa, and Nathalie Issa in lead roles.

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Nizar Mardini Wiki, Biography

Real NameNizar Mardini
Nick NameNizar
ProfessionNot Known
Age (in 2023)40 years old
BirthdayNA
BirthplaceSyria
Birth SignNA
NationalityNA
EthnicityMixed
ReligionChristianity
Height5’8”
Weight (approx.)72 Kg
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorCurly Dark Brown
Shoe Size8.5 (US)
Dating?Single
Martial StatusNA
Net WorthNA

Where Is Nizar Mardini Now?

Nizar Mardini goal was to become a DJ now seems unrealistic. After he was forced to flee Syria, he has been living in Germany and struggling to find a job. He now has a family to take care of and must prioritize their needs over his own. He doesn’t have the time now to pursue his dream of becoming a DJ.

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Nizar Mardini Age

How old is Nizar Mardini? His exact date of birth is not known. He is probably in his early 40s. His sister, Yusra Mardini was born on 5 March 1998 in Darayya, Damascus, Syria. She is 25 years old, as of 2023.

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Nizar Mardini’s Cousin – Yusra Mardini

Yusra Mardini was raised in the Damascene district of Darayya, where she received assistance from the Syrian Olympic Committee while she developed her swimming skills.

She competed for Syria in the 200-meter individual medley, 200-meter freestyle, and 400-meter freestyle events at the 2012 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m). Her parents and younger sister, Shahed, also fled Syria and live in Germany.

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