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Iman Hafez

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Shubra al Khaymah, EGY
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, English
Higher education
Industrial Relations - Workers University: Cairo, EGY

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up powerlifting in 1999 in Giza, Egypt.
Why this sport?
"I wanted to prove myself and achieve the impossible."
Club / Team
Ittihad El Shorta SC: Cairo, EGY
Name of coach
Saeed Abdelhafez [personal], EGY, from 2004

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Egypt
Location
Taba, EGY

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Placing second in the 73kg category at the 2017 World Cup event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Saeed Abdelhafez. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Egyptian Para powerlifter Mohamed El-Sayed. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Impairment
The impairment to the right side of her body is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)

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 4