Shimaa Hashad

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Shimaa Hashad
Personal information
Full name Shaimaa Abdel-Latif-Hashad
Nationality  Egypt
Born (1981-04-21) 21 April 1981 (age 36)
Cairo, Egypt
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Sport Shooting
Event(s) 10 m air rifle (AR40)
Club Cairo Army Shooting Club[1]
Coached by Mohmed Fayk[1]

Shaimaa Abdel-Latif-Hashad (also Shimaa Hashad, Arabic: شيماء عبد اللطيف حشاد‎; born April 21, 1981 in Cairo) is an Egyptian sport shooter.[2] She is a two-time Olympian, and a three-time medalist for the air rifle (AR40) at the African Shooting Championships.[1][3]

Hashad made her official debut for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where she placed thirty-third in the women's 10 m air rifle, with a score of 388 points, tying her position with four other shooters including the host nation Greece's Maria Faka.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Hashad competed for the second time in the women's 10 m air rifle. She finished only in twenty-third place by one point ahead of Indonesia's Yosheefin Prasasti from the third attempt, for a total score of 393 targets.[4]


  1. ^ a b c "ISSF Profile – Shimaa Hashad". ISSF. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Shimaa Hashad". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Abdel Kader, Ghada (15–21 December 2011). "Arab head". Al-Ahram Weekly Online. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Women's 10m Air Rifle Qualification". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 16 August 2012. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 

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