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Woroud Sawalha

Woroud Sawalha

Sector : Sports, Athletes

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Female
  • Born in: 1991
  • Age: 26
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Woroud Sawalha from Asira ash-Shamaliya is a Palestinian Olympic athlete. She is one of two runners, along with Bahaa Al Farra, among the five athletes who are representing Palestine in the 2012 Olympics. She competed in the women's 800m, placing 8th in her heat. She was also the flag bearer at the closing ceremony.

Due to Palastine's lack of training facilities, she and al-Farra often travelled to Qatar, Egypt, and Jordan to train for the Olympics.


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