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Omaima Omar

Powerlifting

Biography

Further personal information

Languages
English, French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up powerlifting in 2005 in Cairo, Egypt.
Why this sport?
"To prove myself and achieve more milestones. I met friends coming back from the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens and knew about Para powerlifting. So I started looking for places to try the sport."

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Egypt
Tournament
African Championships
Location
Cairo, EGY

General interest

Hobbies
Drawing, reading, singing. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Egyptian Para powerlifter Sherif Osman. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Egyptian footballer Mohamed Salah. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Hold tight to your dream no matter what. You will face challenges at first but in the end you will reach your goal." (Khulyoo YouTube channel, 08 Aug 2019)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 12 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 55.00kg Final 2017-12-03 7