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Bahiya Al-Hamad the First Qatari Woman at the Olympics

Bahiya Mansour Al-Hamad (born 21 June 1992) 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.

Al-Hamad made her Olympic debut in 2012. She was the first woman to represent Qatar at the Olympics. She placed 17th of 56 at the 10 m air rifle competition and served as the Olympic flag bearer for Qatar at the Opening Ceremony.

“It’s an accomplishment for every Qatari woman!”



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