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Rooba Alomari



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Madinat Hamad, BRN
Arabic, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2013 through the Bahrain Sports Federation for Disabilities.
Why this sport?
Her dream was to achieve success in the sport.
Name of coach
Hassan Moftah, BRN

International debut

Competing for

General interest

Basketball, video games. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying to the Paralympic Games and world championship. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Challenge yourself." (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (, 05 Nov 2016)
Other information
In June 2020 she received a 12-month suspension from the International Paralympic Committee [IPC] for a non-analytical anti-doping rule violation after she failed to submit to urine sample collection at the Fazza International Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in February 2019. She was selected for testing and although she was willing to provide a sample, she did not possess the equipment needed to do so, as required by the terms of the World Anti-Doping Code International Standard for Testing and Investigations [WADA ISTI]. Her results at the Fazza International Championships were disqualified as were any she had achieved after 02 May 2019. Her period of ineligibility ended on 01 May 2020. (, 10 Jun 2020)


Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F55 Final 1 2015-10-28 9
Women's Javelin F56 Final 1 2015-10-29 11
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F55 Final Round 2016-09-17 7
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F55 Final 1 2017-07-15 7
Women's Javelin F56 Final 1 2017-07-17 7
Women's Discus Throw F55 Final 1 2017-07-21 4