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HASSAN Geehan
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Egypt   
GenderWomen
Age48
Place of BirthCairo, EGY
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
One son
Residence
Cairo, EGY
Occupation
Athlete, Public Servant
Languages
Arabic, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up powerlifting in 1994 in Cairo, Egypt.
Why this sport?
"I always felt that I had extra strength. I was walking by a club close to where I live, I went there and asked about available sports. I tried different sports there and I felt passionate about powerlifting."
Club / Team
Police Sports Federation Club: Cairo, EGY
Name of coach
Mohamed Ezzat [national]; EGY; Shabaan Desouky [national], EGY; Mahmoud Nabil [personal], EGY
General Interest
Hobbies
Reading. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Shabaan Desouky. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Her father. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Impairment
She contracted a fever at age six months. Doctors prescribed a treatment that led to paralysis in her right leg. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019; Passant Hassan Facebook page, 25 Jan 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2000 60kg 97.5
6 2016 79kg 115
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2010 82.5kg 130.0
2 2014 79kg 120.0
3 2017 86kg 125.0
14 2019 79kg 65.0