Who is Bassant Hemida ?
Bassant Hemida Abdel Salam is an Egyptian sprinter, she proved to people out there that all the dreams can be turned into realities.
She was Born on September 28th 1996 (age 25), and holds her country’s national records in the 100 and 200 meters.
Starting her career in 2012 in Arab Junior Championships in Amman, Jordan she became second in 100 meters, and first in 200 meters.
She scored first place five times throughout her career: twice In Arab Junior Championships, and in the Mediterranean Games and once in Arab Youth Championship.
On June 30th Bassant set a 100 meters world record at the Mediterranean Games after she ran 11.10s with a tail wind of 0.5 m/s, she also set a new 200 meters record at the same tournament after she ran 22.47s.
Bassant amazed us all with her incredibly developed performance throughout her whole career; she is truly an inspiration, and a role model for the girls out there. Best of luck to her: our Egyptian pride.
Who Is Hana Gouda ?
Hana Gouda: Egypt’s first time table tennis player who tops the world rankings for girls aged under 15. Having made unprecedented standards, The International Federation marked her as Africa’s first game changer in history.
Gouda had another chance this week to dazzle the world after she became the youngest player in history to qualify for the finals of the African Table Tennis Championships held in Cameroon. Although she had lost the final match against her compatriot Mariam Al-Hodaiby (4-3), Gouda remained one of the rising table tennis stars in the world.
The African Table tennis Championships is a tournament organized by the African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF).
Most recently, Gouda topped the junior global ranking after she won the Portugal International Championship for U12 and 15, and the bronze of the World Confederations Championship.
At the local level, she succeeded in winning the Women’s Republic Championship, becoming a table tennis miracle -especially as she won all tournaments she participated in, whether on local or global levels.
Al-Hodaiby, who also plays for Al Ahly SC, won the African Table tennis Championships’ women’s single event.
Overall, the African Table tennis Championships was dominated by Egyptian champions at almost every tournament, as Egypt won the first spot in singles and team events (both men and women), as well as men and mixed doubles events.