Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up powerlifting at age 14 in Cairo, Egypt
Why this sport?
She got involved in the sport through her physical therapy. "I met a coach who encouraged me to play sports. She trained me in athletics but I wasn't good at it so I shifted to powerlifting and liked it more. Powerlifting was my way to defeat my impairment."
Club / Team
Telecom Egypt Sports Club: Cairo, EGY
Name of coach
Mohamed Ezzat [national], EGY; Shabaan Desouky [national], EGY
Crafts. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 44kg category at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her husband. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Her mother. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
The impairment to her right foot is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
|Women's Up to 56.00kg||Final||2010-07-27||9999|
|Women's -52 kg||Final Round||2012-09-01||4|
|Women's Up to 50.00 kg MD||Final||2014-04-07||3|
|Women's Up to 67.00kg||Final||2017-12-06||3|