Amna Al Haddad
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Published on September 2nd, 2013 | by Amna Al Haddad


Nominated for Emirates Woman Award, please VOTE!

Dear All

I am very excited to share with you some good news! I have been nominated for the Emirates Woman of the Year Award, 2013 under “The Achievers” category for my athletic achievements in the Arab World and my aim for the 2016 Olympics, in addition to my professional pursuits as a freelance journalist and a coach.

This is truly an exciting opportunity for myself and the UAE as my hard work is being recognized!

You can now view my profile and vote HERE throughout September.

Your votes and support will be much appreciated!

Yours in Health,

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About the Author

Amna Al Haddad , born in 21 Oct 1989, is an Emirati who always had a passion for health and fitness. She made history by being the first Emirati and GCC national to ever to participate in the Reebok Crossfit Games Asia Regionals. Since then she embarked on Olympic Weightlifting with being an IWF Arab and West-Asian Champ -63. A NIKE sponsored athlete, a motivational speaker and published author.

  • Abu Maryam

    Ms. Al-Haddad, do you have a list of weightlifter-friendly (or strength-athlete-friendly in general) gyms in Dubai handy? I.e. platforms, bumpers, boxes, power racks, GHR etc.

    All the best with your training and woman-of-the-year nomination. Muwaffaq in shaa Allah.

    • Amna_AlHaddad

      Yes. You can check out, its a performance center specially designed for athletic – amateur or professional – training, located in Al quoz, with everything you mentioned above. & Thank you for your support! :)

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