Sara Ahmed

Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Ragab Abd el-Hai
Residence
Cairo, EGY
Occupation
Athlete
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began weightlifting in 2010, and joined the military organisation club Ismaila in Egypt. She first qualified for the Egyptian senior team at age 14.
Why this sport?
Her brother, who competed in the sport at national level, encouraged her to try it. "I was around 10 when I saw my brother weightlifting and I liked it. I told my late father about my interest in it and he did not object. On the contrary, he supported me and sent me for training, which is how I started."
Name of coach
Mohamed Moussa Al Deeb [national], EGY
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Claiming gold in the 69kg category at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (egyptindependent.com, 14 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours
She received the Media Trophy of Best Female Lifter at the 2015 World Junior Championships in Wroclaw, Poland. (IWF, 17 Jun 2015)
Famous relatives
Her brother Mohamed Samir has won world junior and African championship titles in weightlifting. Her partner Ragab Abd el-Hai won three gold medals in the sport at the 2017 African Championships in Mauritius. (olympic.org, 13 Aug 2016; ahram.org.eg, 20 Jul 2017; egyptindependent.com, 14 Aug 2016)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (egyptindependent.com, 14 Aug 2016)

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