Bahiya Al-Hamad

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Bahiya Al-Hamad
Bahiya Al-Hamad 2012.jpg
Al-Hamad in 2012
Personal information
Born 21 June 1992 (1992-06-21) (age 24)
Height 166 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb)
Sport Rifle shooting

Bahiya Mansour Al-Hamad (born 21 June 1992)[1] is a rifle shooter from Qatar. She was named the Best Female Athlete of the Year 2011-2012 by the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC). She qualified for the 2010 Youth Olympic Games, where she served as the flag bearer at the Opening Ceremony.[2]

Two of her cousins, Amna (air rifle) and Wasmiya Al Abdullah (shotgun), are also members of the national team.[3]

Al-Hamad made her Olympic debut in 2012.[4] She placed 17th of 56 at the 10 m air rifle competition[1] and served as the Olympic flag bearer for Qatar at the Opening Ceremony.[5]


  1. ^ a b Bahya Al-Hamad.
  2. ^ "Ready for London". Gulf Times. Retrieved 28 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "London 2012 Athlete Profile". Retrieved 28 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Pioneer stars in spotlight". Gulf Times. Archived from the original on 28 July 2012. Retrieved 28 July 2012. 
  5. ^ Qatar.