Bahiya Al-Hamad

Bahiya Al-Hamad
Bahiya Al-Hamad 2012.jpg
Al-Hamad in 2012
Personal information
Born21 June 1992 (1992-06-21) (age 30)
Height166 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
SportRifle shooting

Bahiya Mansour Al-Hamad (born 21 June 1992)[1] 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.[2]

Two of her cousins, Amna (air rifle) and Wasmiya Al Abdullah (shotgun), are also members of the national team.[3]

Al-Hamad made her Olympic debut in 2012.[4] She was the first woman to represent Qatar at the Olympics.[5] She placed 17th of 56 at the 10 m air rifle competition[1] and served as the Olympic flag bearer for Qatar at the Opening Ceremony.[6]


  1. ^ a b Bahya Al-Hamad.
  2. ^ "Ready for London". Gulf Times. Retrieved 28 July 2012.
  3. ^ "London 2012 Athlete Profile". Archived from the original on 28 January 2013. Retrieved 28 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Pioneer stars in spotlight". Gulf Times. Archived from the original on 28 July 2012. Retrieved 28 July 2012.
  5. ^ "First female competitors at the Olympics by country". Olympedia. Retrieved 14 June 2020.
  6. ^ Qatar.