Basmla Abdelhamid ElSalamoney an Egyptian triathlete, she was born on 25th February, 1999 in Gharbeya, Egypt. As most of the Egyptian kids, she started to swim at the age of 5, then she started to compete at the age of 11 and showed that she has much potential for swimming specially the middle and long distances.
After some successful years with the middle and long distance swimming, Basmla decided to try something new. She started triathlon in February 2016, after only two months Basmla started to compete in the ITU events and won her first race the 2016 ITU Pan Arab Championship and dominated the junior women, one week later Basmla won her second race which is the 2016 ATU Aquathlon African Championships and Pan Arab Championships.
Basmla started to take it step by step when she spent 2016 and 2017 competing in the local races and some age group races, and she was able to earn the silver medal at the 2017 WTS Abu Dhabi - AG Standard distance, in 2018 Basmla shows that she had a good potential when she was able to earn some good ITU points in her first ever elite race at Sharm Elshikekh, later she became the 2018 African Triathlon Junior Champion then she start take it for real and achieved some good results.
On the other hand Basmla is still in the second year of University, studying dentistry. She is trying as much as possible to balance between her studies and training.
- 3rd place at the 2018 Aqaba ASTC Sprint Triathlon Asian Cup and West Asian Championships
- 1st place athe 2018 Luxor ATU Duathlon African Championships and Pan Arab Championships
- 2nd place at the 2018 Dakar ATU Sprint Triathlon African Cup
- 3rd place at 2019 Sharm El Sheikh ATU Sprint Triathlon African Cup and Pan Arab Championships
- 2018 and 2019 Pan Arab triathlon Champion
Latest Athlete Results
|9||01 May, 2019 - Elite Women - 01:06:05|
|5||27 Apr, 2019 - Elite Women - 02:03:31|
|1||31 Mar, 2019 - Mixed Relay - 00:20:43|
|1||30 Mar, 2019 - U23 Women - 01:17:23|
|3||30 Mar, 2019 - Elite Women - 01:17:23|
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Athlete Fact Sheet
|Year of Birth||1999|
|Place of Birth||Gharbeya, Egypt|
|Residence||Cairo , Egypt|
|Coach||-Head Coach: Ahmed Salama -Strength & Conditioning: Erin Carson|
|Sponsors||Egyptian Triathlon Federation|
|Hobbies||Reading, Movies, music, cooking and photography.|