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MAHMOUD Randa
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Egypt   
GenderWomen
Age32
Place of BirthIsmailia, EGY
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Ismailia, 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 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: Ismailia, EGY
Name of coach
Mohamed Ezzat [national], EGY; Shabaan Desouky, EGY, from 2017
Senior International Debut
Year
2005
Competing for
Egypt
Location
Taba, EGY
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching artistic swimming, drawing. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019; elfagr.com, 27 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at both the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Egyptian Para powerlifter Fatma Omar. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
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
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