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Rehab Ahmed

Powerlifting
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Husband Ahmed, daughter Ransy
Residence
Cairo, EGY
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, English
Higher education
English Literature - Zagazig Univeristy: Egypt

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting at age 19.
Why this sport?
Egyptian team coach Abdel-Hakim Fares asked her to try the sport. She agreed to try as she had watched the sport on television.
Club / Team
Telecom Egypt: Cairo, EGY
Name of coach
Abdelhakim Fares, EGY; Abdelmonim Salah [club], EGY; Shabaan Desouky [national], EGY
Training Regime
She trains five days a week, four hours a day split between two sessions.

General interest

Nicknames
The Golden Egyptian Butterfly (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Drawing. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Her coaches Abdelhakim Fares and Shabaan Desouky. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Egyptian Para powerlifter Sherif Osman. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"There is always time to reach your ambitions." )Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Ambitions
To break the Paralympic record. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -50 kg Final Round 2016-09-10 2
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 50.00kg Final 2017-12-05 1