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OMAR Fatma
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Egypt   
GenderWomen
Age45
Place of BirthCairo, EGY
Height1.45 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Marital status
* unknown *
Family
Two daughters
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting at age 19.
Why this sport?
She has always been fascinated by weightlifting, so she decided to try powerlifting.
General Interest
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
Before every lift during competitions, she looks up and shouts a call to God. (paralympic.org, 27 Nov 2012)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio. She was diagnosed with the illness at age one. (bplondon2012.com, 01 Feb 2012)
Other information
SANCTION
In April 2014 she tested positive for the banned substance clomiphene. She was given a two-year ban, starting from 16 May 2014, and was stripped of the gold medal she won at the 2014 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. In 2015 she presented new evidence to the Court of Arbitration for Sport [CAS], which resulted in her ban being reduced to one year. Her suspension finished on 15 May 2015, although she still had to pay the 1500 Euro fine from the original sanction before she could compete. (paralympic.org, 26 May 2015, 09 Dec 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2000 44kg 109.0
1 2004 56kg 127.5
1 2008 56kg 141.5
1 2012 56kg 142
2 2016 61kg 140
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 1998 44kg 100.0
1 2002 44kg 110.0
1 2006 56kg 140.0
1 2014 61kg 130.0