Shaza El-Sayed

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Shaza Abdelrahman
Personal information
Birth name Shaza Yehia Nazih Abdelrahman El-Sayed
Nationality Egyptian
Born (1992-12-23) 23 December 1992 (age 22)
Cairo, Egypt
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)
Sport
Country  Egypt
Sport Synchronised Swimming
Club Heliopolis Club
Coached by Lamia Mokhtar

Shaza Yehia Nazih Abdelrahman El-Sayed (Arabic: شذى يحيي نزيه عبد الرحمن السيد‎; born 23 December 1992 in Cairo, Egypt) is an Egyptian synchronised swimmer who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Abdelrahman was born in Cairo, Egypt on 23 December 1992. As of 2013, Abdelrahman is 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) and weighs 61 kg (134 lb).[2]

Synchronised Swimming[edit]

Abdelrahman is a synchronised swimmer,[1] who swims for the Heliopolis Club. A National Team member, she trains 5–6 hours a day, daily.[3] She is coached by Lamia Mokhtar.

Abdelrahman made her Olympic debut in 2008, when she was selected to represent Egypt at the 2008 Games in synchronised swimming. At 15 years and 243 days old, she was the youngest member of the Egyptian squad and the youngest competitor in the Team event. In the Technical Team event, Abdelrahman came 8th with 39.750 points, and in the Free Team event she came 8th with 40.083 points.[1]

Abdelrahman and Dalia El-Gebaly competed at the 2009 FINA Synchro World Trophy in the Thematic Duet event. The routine placed 10th out of a field of ten duets, with a score of 85.000.[4]

Abdelrahman competed at the 2011 FINA World Championships, in the Team event. In the Technical Team event, she came 17th with a score of 77.000, and in Free Team came 15th with a score of 78.200.

Abdelrahman and El-Gebaly were selected to represent Egypt in Duet and Team at the 2012 Summer Olympics. In the Technical Duet event, Abdelrahman came 24th with a score of 75.700, and in the Free Duet event came 24th with a score of 76.400. Their combined score of 152.100 did not advance the pair to the final.

Abdelrahman and El-Gebaly, along with Reem Abdalazem, Nour El-Afandi, Samar Hassounah, Youmna Khallaf, Mai Mohamed, Mariam Omar and reserve Aya Darwish, competed in the Team event. The Egyptian team finished 7th in the technical team event with a score of 77.600, and 7th in the free team event with a score of 78.360, which was the country's best ever result.

Abdelrahman competed at the 2013 FINA World Championships in synchronised swimming. In the Technical Team event, she came 14th with a score of 77.000, and in the Free Team event, she came 14th with a score of 76.460.

Abdelrahman competed in the 2013 FINA Synchro World Trophy in the Free Team, along with Leila Abdelfattah, Nour Elayoubi, Samia Hagras, Aya Ibrahim, Dara Mahmoud, Salma Negmeldin, Mariam Rizk, Jomana El-Maghrabi and Nehal El-Sayed, scoring 87.333 points. She also competed in the Synchro Highlight Routine, earning 85.500 points.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Olympics". sports-reference. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Shaza Yehia". BCN 2013. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Synchronised Swimming". sports-mag.com. 
  4. ^ "Synchronised Swimming-FINA World Trophy". the-sports.org.