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Asma Issa

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency

Further personal information

Family
Husband Omar Qarada
Residence
Amman, JOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2011 in Jordan.
Why this sport?
She took up the sport because it suited her physical abilities. "I love challenging myself. It provides me with strength and determination."
Club / Team
The National Club: Jordan
Name of coach
Issa Hilal [national], JOR; Adel Wishah, JOR

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Jordan

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her family, especially her father, and Prince Mired bin Ra'ad bin Zeid of Jordan. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021, 11 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jordanian powerlifter [and her husband] Omar Qarada. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021, 11 Jul 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Fair play." (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Famous relatives
Her husband Omar Qarada won gold in powerlifting for Jordan at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. He had won silver at the 2008 and 2016 Paralympic Games, and also won gold at the 2010 World Championships in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (SportsDeskOnline, 27 Aug 2021; Athlete, 11 Jul 2019; Omar Qaradeh Facebook profile, 20 Jul 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 73.00kg Final 2017-12-06 9999