Gule Sheikh

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Gule Sheikh
Born August 13
Ottawa, Ontario
Residence Chicago, United States, Toronto, Ontario, Canada & Lahore, Pakistan
Occupation Fitness Competitor
Years active 2003-present
Known for First Pakistani Fitness Competitor
Website Official Site

Gulé Sheikh (born August 13)[1][2] is the first Pakistani body building fitness competitor in the world.[3] Belonging to Lahore, Pakistan she has succeeded with a pivotal role in a male dominated industry. She is also one of the first women of Pakistani descent[4] to be in body building competition. Gulé is a certified personal trainer and fitness competitor.[5]

Biography[edit]

Gule Sheikh[6] was born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario. She moved to Toronto in 1998 where she attended school and university to pursue Software Development and an aggressive career in Technology.[7] After several years of an unhealthy lifestyle and her development of adult asthma she became interested in nutrition and exercise. With a competitive streak, Sheikh realized that she was more interested in fitness competitions[8] and strictly began her journey in pushing towards her goals.

Today, she is the first Pakistani[9] female fitness competitor, where she has won 1st place in two competitions back to back within 2 weeks. She has quickly become a South Asian role model in health and wellness.[10] She is active in various fitness competitions in Canada and the USA.

Competitions[edit]

Competition Rank
UFE MAYHEM 2009[11] 14
2011 IDFA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS & PRO UNIVERSE 1
UFE MAYHEM 2011 5
OPA 2011[12] 1

Other[edit]

Gule Sheikh has also judged the Miss Pakistan World[13] pageant in 2010, 2011 and 2013. She has taken part in marathons, one being the Asthma Marathon Challenge.[14] She was the official host[15] of the Miss Pakistan World 2011 and 2013[16] beauty pageant held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.southasianfocus.ca/news/worlds-first-female-pakistani-fitness-model-rises-to-new-heights/ South Asian Focus
  2. ^ http://www.prlog.org/11718241-gule-sheikh-first-pakistani-fitness-competitor.html PR Log
  3. ^ http://ufeshows.com/0/?page_id=1653 UFE SHOWS
  4. ^ http://www.southasianfocus.ca/news/worlds-first-female-pakistani-fitness-model-rises-to-new-heights/ South Asian Focus
  5. ^ http://www.ethnicnow.com/channels/sport/press-release/4/6598/gule-sheikh-pakistans-first-woman-body-builder.html Ethnic Now
  6. ^ http://www.bramptonupdate.ca/2012/03/23/world%E2%80%99s-first-female-pakistani-fitness-model-rises-to-new-heights/ Brampton Update
  7. ^ http://www.desifashionista.com/?p=1811
  8. ^ http://www.prlog.org/11718241-gule-sheikh-first-pakistani-fitness-competitor.html PR Log
  9. ^ http://www.southasianfocus.ca/news/worlds-first-female-pakistani-fitness-model-rises-to-new-heights/
  10. ^ http://www.desifashionista.com/?p=1811 Desi Fashionista
  11. ^ http://ufeshows.com/0/?page_id=1653 UFE SHOWS
  12. ^ http://www.canadabodybuilding.com/showthread.php?22033-2011-OPA-Kitchener-Waterloo-Oktoberfest-Classic-Results OPA 2011
  13. ^ http://www.southasianoutlook.com/issues/2010/september/another_successul_miss_pakistan_world_pageant_despite.html South Asian Outlook
  14. ^ http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/who-says-you-cant-run-if-you-have-asthma-775624.htm Marketwire
  15. ^ http://misspakistanworld.com/gule-sheikh-and-azeem-pasha-to-host-miss-mr-pakistan-world-2013/
  16. ^ http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2013/08/26/entertainment/three-beauty-queens-to-be-present-at-mrmiss-pakistan-world-2013/
  17. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-24. Retrieved 2014-03-12. 

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