Hanan Ahmed Khaled

Hanan Ahmed Khaled (Arabic: حنان احمد خالد‎; born 23 March 1963) is an Egyptian female former track and field athlete, who specialised in the shot put and discus throw events.

She is the most successful female athlete in the history of Egyptian track and field, winning a total of two gold medals in All-Africa Games, four gold, five silver and two bronze medals in African Athletics Championships in discus throw and shot put. She represented her country at the World Championships in Athletics in 1987, 1991 and 1995.[1]

At both the 1988 and 1989 African Championships in Athletics she won the shot put and was runner-up in the discus.[2]

At national level, she won ten shot put titles and eleven discus throw titles, including an undefeated streak in both from 1987 to 1992. She was also her country's first ever hammer throw champion, upon the event's introduction at the national championships in 1998.[3]

She also played football (soccer) and is now a football referee.[4]

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Egypt
1986 World Junior Championships Athens, Greece 16th (q) Shot put 11.07 m
19th (q) Discus 32.36 m
1987 All-Africa Games Nairobi, Kenya 2nd Discus throw 45.12 m

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hanane Ahmed Khaled . IAAF. Retrieved on 2015-02-22.
  2. ^ a b c d e f African Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2015-02-22.
  3. ^ Egyptian Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2015-02-22.
  4. ^ Women soccer article on Hanan Khaled