Our Champion for Peace

AYA MEDANY

The athletes have a big responsability on their shoulders. As Champions for Peace we need to keep moving and keep our spirit


The youngest athlete to compete in the Athens Olympics, Aya Medany has won over 20 international medals along her career. Now that she’s a member of the IOC Athletes’ Commission, she shares her experience with as many people as possible. She testifies  particularly about the main  obstacles she has experienced during her career: reconciling sports practice and Muslim faith.

age

30

pays

Egypt

sport

Pentathlon

palmares

Olympian
Vice World Champion

November 2016

Monaco

Speaker at the 9th Peace and Sport International Forum

Champion for Peace, Aya Medany, was speaker during the session “The journey towards gender equity in sport” at the 9th Peace and Sport International Forum.

6 Avril 2018

Zaatari