Farida Osman has been honored by Forbes Center East as one of many 30 most influential folks from the Center East underneath the age of 30.
“Thank you @forbesmiddleeast for featuring me alongside such inspiring group of men and women,” Osman posted on Instagram.
Forbes posted this: “Farida Osman is a professional swimmer and has represented Egypt twice at the Olympic Games, becoming the first ever Egyptian to bag two medals at the world championships. Her driving force and motivation is breaking barriers and stereotypes in Africa and the Middle East. In the entire history of the Olympic Games only five African women have won a medal in swimming.”
Osman was born in Indianapolis however raised in Cairo earlier than a stellar profession on the College of California. The 25-year-old graduated as the varsity’s record-holder within the 50 freestyle and gained the 2017 NCAA Championship within the 100 butterfly. She was additionally a part of relays that set 4 faculty data and gained 5 NCAA titles. Osman was named the 2017 Swimming World African Feminine Swimmer of the 12 months.
Farida Osman competed on the 2012 and 2016 Olympics, making the 100 fly semifinals within the latter. She gained bronze medals on the 2017 and 2019 World Championships within the 50 butterfly, amongst a slew of continental and worldwide championships medals. Osman competed within the Worldwide Swimming League with the L.A. Present final season.