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ALSHAIBA Shaikha
Sport Para swimming
NPC Bahrain   
GenderWomen
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Manama, BRN
Occupation
Athlete, Finance
Languages
Arabic, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age seven.
Why this sport?
"I was involved in swimming and running when I was in school. Later, I tried to get into other fields like CrossFit and different types of races."
Training Regime
She trains for about two hours a day during the off-season.
General Interest
Hobbies
Public speaking. (ub-cool.com, 16 Apr 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I am grateful for every single thing I have and that really motivates me every day. I believe that I am here to send a message to the world that being disabled is not the end of the world, it's just the start of exploring life." (ub-cool.com, 16 Apr 2018)
Other sports
She competed in Para triathlon at the 2018 ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. (ub-cool.com, 16 Apr 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (arabic.cnn.com, 20 Nov 2018)
Impairment
Her right arm was amputated at age 18 months after she was diagnosed with bone cancer. (ub-cool.com, 16 Apr 2018)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She has served as vice president of an investment company. She began working in the banking sector in 2005. (ub-cool.com, 16 Apr 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.