Bahiya Al-Hamad

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Bahiya Mansour Al-Hamad (born 21 June 1992 in Qatar)[1] is a Qatari rifle shooter. She was flag bearer at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2]

Bahiya Al-Hamad was named by the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) as Best Female Athlete of the Year 2011-2012 . She qualified for the 1st Youth Olympic Games - 2010 Singapore, where she was the flag-bearer at the Opening Ceremony.[3]

Two of her cousins, Amna (air rifle) and Wasmiya Al Abdullah (shotgun), are also members of the national team.[4]

Bahiya Al-Hamad made her Olympic debut for Qatar at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.[5] She placed 17th of 56 at the Women's 10 metre air rifle competition.


  1. ^ "London 2012 Athlete Profile". [1]. Retrieved 28 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Greenberg, Chris (12 July 2012). "Qatar Female Olympians: Bahiya al-Hamad To Hold Flag At London 2012 Opening Ceremony". Huffington Post. Retrieved 27 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Ready for London". Gulf Times. Retrieved 28 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "London 2012 Athlete Profile". [2]. Retrieved 28 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Pioneer stars in spotlight". Gulf Times. Retrieved 28 July 2012.