Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting in 1999 in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Why this sport?
"Because it provides me with determination."
Name of coach
Mohamed Askar, SYR
Cooking. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 67.5kg category at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Awards and honours
She was flag bearer for the Syrian Arab Republic at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio. She contracted the illness at a young age. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019; esyria.sy, 29 Apr 2008)
|Women's -67.5 kg||Final Round||3|
|Women's -75 kg||Final Round||2012-09-03||5|
|Women's Up to 73.00 kg MD||Final||2014-04-09||5|