Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2004 through the Bahrain Federation for the Disabled.
Why this sport?
She was passionate about athletics and loved competition.
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the F53 shot put at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (paralympic.org, 04 Nov 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
She was Bahrain's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
She became the first female athlete representing Bahrain to win a medal at the Paralympic Games when she claimed gold in the F53 shot put at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. (SportsDeskOnline, 03 Oct 2019; paralympic.org, 04 Nov 2016)
She was born without legs and is missing three fingers on each hand. (gulfweeklyworldwide.com, 14 Aug 2012)
|Women's Discus Throw F32-34/51-53||Final Round||18|
|Women's Javelin F52/53/33/34||Final Round||2012-09-03||13|
|Women's Discus Throw F51-53||Final Round||2012-09-07||8|
|Women's Shot Put F53||Final 1||2015-10-27||9999|
|Women's Shot Put F53||Final Round||2016-09-12||1|
|Women's Shot Put F53||Final 1||2017-07-22||1|