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ALY Amany
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Egypt   
GenderWomen
Age44
Place of BirthKalyubia, EGY
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
One daughter
Residence
Shubra al Khaymah, EGY
Occupation
Athlete, Public Servant
Languages
Arabic, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up powerlifting at age 20 in Cairo, Egypt
Why this sport?
"I have always loved this sport."
Club / Team
Police Sports Federation club: Cairo, EGY
Name of coach
Mohamed Ezzat [national], EGY
Senior International Debut
Year
2002
Competing for
Egypt
Location
Abuja, NGR
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 73kg category at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Mohamed Ezzat. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019; Al Nas YouTube channel, 11 Nov 2018)
Hero / Idol
Egyptian Para powerlifters Fatma Omar and Amany El-Desouky. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019; ON Sport YouTube channel, 09 Mar 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Veto YouTube channel, 09 Nov 2018)
Impairment
The impairment to her feet is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Other information
EMOTIONAL MEDAL
Her father passed away two days before she won bronze in the 73kg category at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. "I have trained four years away from home, and I promised my father I would win a medal. He just passed away two days ago while I was here in Rio. This medal is for him." (insidethegames.biz, 13 Sep 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2004 60kg 117.5
4 2012 75kg 122
3 2016 73kg 127
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2010 67.5kg 117.5
2 2014 73kg 121.0
5 2019 86kg 131.0