Hadia’s Olympic place is confirmed

01 June 2012

University of Bath student and badminton player Hadia Hosny El Said has had her place on the Egyptian team for the London 2012 Olympic Games confirmed.

Hadia qualified a place at the Olympics by finishing as the highest placed African player in the women’s singles badminton world rankings.

Egypt’s National Olympic Committee has now confirmed her place on the Egyptian team for her second successive Olympic Games.

Hadia combines training at the University with studying for an MSc in Medical Biosciences at the University’s Department of Biology and Biochemistry.

She is supported at the University of Bath by a Trendell Scholarship, which supports student athletes to fulfil both their sporting and academic potential.

For further information about Hadia and her Olympic challenge please see http://www.teambath.com/2012/05/24/hadia-qualifies-place-at-london-2012-olympic-games/

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