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MAHMOUD Randa
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Egypt   
GenderWomen
Age35
Place of BirthIsmailia, EGY
Weight 90 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Cairo, EGY
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 14 in Ismailia, Egypt.
Why this sport?
Her father encouraged her to take up Para powerlifting. "I used to go to the El Azima club before starting powerlifting. One of the coaches at the club saw me and encouraged me to start training."
Club / Team
Telecom Egypt: Cairo, EGY
Name of coach
Shabaan El Desouky [national], EGY; Nabil Mahmoud, EGY
Senior International Debut
Year
2005
Competing for
Egypt
Location
Taba, EGY
General Interest
Nicknames
The Legend (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Reading, drawing. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold medals in the 86kg category at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and in the +86kg category at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. (SportsDeskOnline, 03 Aug 2021; Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Egyptian Para powerlifters Fatma Omar and Sherif Osman. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2012 82.5kg 140
1 2016 86kg 130
5 2021 +86kg 128.0 
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2010 75kg 135.0
1 2014 86kg 143.0 WR
1 2017 +86kg 138.0
3 2019 +86kg 143.0
1 2019 Team 473.17
5 2021 86kg 130.0