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Amal Mahmoud

Powerlifting
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Cairo, EGY
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up powerlifting in 2000 in Egypt.
Why this sport?
"I wanted to prove myself to everyone."
Club / Team
Police Sports Federation Club: Egypt
Name of coach
Mohamed Ezzat [national], EGY

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
Egypt
Location
Jordan

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 60kg category at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Coach Mohamed Ezzat. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Impairment
The impairment to her feet is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -60 kg Final Round 2
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 60.00kg Final 2010-07-28 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -60 kg Final Round 2012-09-02 3
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 67.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-08 2
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -67 kg Final Round 2016-09-11 3