Amna Al Haddad
LEADING THE WAY
Sports Pioneer from the Middle East


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WHY? Make a Contribution toward my 2016 April Olympic Qualifiers

Published on January 14th, 2016 | by Amna Al Haddad

Why crowdfunding? Many would ask. With just 16 days left for the campaign, (https://www.launchgood.com/project/1st_hijabi_weightlifter_to_compete_at_april_olympic_qual#/), I am raising funds through the crowd because the power of the people trumps of those big organizations. Last year, I was [&hellip... Read More


Journey to the Olympics

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2015 Wrap Up & 2016 Game Time!

Published on January 2nd, 2016 | by Amna Al Haddad

Dear readers, followers and fans, 2015 has been a very interesting year with many events – from the positive, to the soul crushing, to beyond exciting. That’s been my life for the last few years since I [&hellip... Read More


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First Arab To Start a Nike Race

Published on November 24th, 2015 | by Amna Al Haddad

Dear All, I know it has been quite the while since I have written in my blog – for that there are many reasons. First, let me share with you EXCITING news. I am now an [&hellip... Read More


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Life, Training & Competing in USA

Published on December 26th, 2014 | by Amna Al Haddad

As the year is coming to an end and it’s been a while since I have blogged (in between busy training, living, traveling and being lazy), I thought it’s a good time to pick up the [&hellip... Read More


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Training in USA sponsored by Fatima Bint Mubarak Academy

Published on September 6th, 2014 | by Amna Al Haddad

Dear All, I am very excited to announce my collaboration with the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies sport Academy, Her Highness “Mother of the UAE” and the board president Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Hazza Bin Zayed [&hellip... Read More


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    It was just like any typical day, sitting with my family with the TV on a UAE channel, that a petite, hijab-wearing young Emirati girl came on. She was pushing and pulling herself over and under obstacles and lifting weights. It was a local competition in Dubai that she was competing in alongside a big group of foreigners. I was determined to find out what this young Emirati girl was doing and to join in on the fun! After a little online investigation…that’s when I first knew who Amna Al-Haddad was and discovered the sport that has taken over my life, CrossFit.

    1st Kuwaiti Asia Regional competitor 2013 

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