Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Husband Salah Atta, two sons
History - Cairo University: Egypt
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up powerlifting in 1995 in Egypt.
Why this sport?
"It was a coincidence. During my first year of college, I was listening to the radio and I heard a girl talking about being a powerlifting champion despite her impairment. I liked the idea and then went to the club for a trial and was successful with my first attempt."
Club / Team
Telecom Egypt Sports Club: Cairo, EGY
Name of coach
Shabaan Desouky [national], EGY
Reading, swimming. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the +86kg category at the 2014 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Coach Ahmed Gomaa. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
She picked up an injury while competing at the 2014 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (paralympic.org, 2014)
She has competed in swimming at national level. (Sahar Records YouTube Channel, 07 Dec 2016)
Her husband has competed in Para volleyball at national level. (Sahar Records YouTube Channel, 07 Dec 2016)
She has limited movement in her left foot as a result of the effects of polio. She contracted the illness at a young age. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
|Women's -67.5 kg||Final Round||3|
|Women's +82.5 kg||Final Round||3|
|Women's Over 86.00 kg MD||Final||2014-04-11||2|
|Women's +86 kg||Final Round||2016-09-14||9999|