Who Is She

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Personal information

Parliamentarian, Former Swimmer
Rania Elwani
1977

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Education

BS, Medicine and Surgery, Misr University of Science and Technology, 2004
BS, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 1999

Competences

Arabic
English

Work history

Parliamentarian, 2015.
Represented Egypt in 3 Olympic Games (1992, 1996, 2000), reaching the women's finals.
Egyptian Swimming Champion from 1989 to 2000 and holder of records in several freestyle and backstroke races.

Awards

Chosen by the BBC as a rising Arab star in 1992
First Egyptian, Arab, and African female swimmer to earn two gold medals in swimming
First Egyptian to swim the 100 m freestyle in under a minute
Won 77 various medals at the national level
Among the best 11 swimmers in the world in the 100 m freestyle race