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Shaimaa Abdelhalim


How did you first get involved in your sport?

I got into archery in 2012, when my mum took me to an archery taster sessions as a surprise on my eighth birthday to try something new.

What are your long term goals?

My long term goals are to progress and shoot for Great Britain and England and win at international levels.

What do you enjoy most about being a sportsperson?

What I love about being a sportsperson is always trying to be a better me and improving constantly to get better scores and doing better in competition. I also like meeting people my age who enjoy shooting like me from all over the country.

How often do you shoot?shaimmaa1

I shoot 4-5 times a week outdoors and indoors and also do bow exercises and prehab, strength and core work.

What do you do in your spare time?

In my free time I like to draw, do some photography and go out with my friends.

Key achievements

Junior national indoor U14 ladies bronze medal
Archery GB Youth festival cub Team gold medal
Archery GB youth festival cub mixed team silver medal
London Youth games U15 gold medal
Junior national outdoor championships SCAS gold team medal - scored 1343 points out of 1440 on metric 4