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Farida Osman
Position: Butterfly/Freestyle
Height: 5'8"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cairo, Egypt
High School: Cairo American College
Experience: High School

INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS
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Had an active meet at the 2013 FINA World Championships representing Egypt. Reached the final of the 50m fly, finishing seventh in 26.17, and set an African record in the semifinals with a time of 26.12. Also 24th in the 100m fly (59.85) and 40th in the 100m free (56.84)
• At the 2010 FINA World Short-Course Championships, took 41sth in the 100m free (57.34), 43rd in the 50m back (30.49), 33rd in the 50m fly (27.48), 42nd in the 100m fly (1:02.15) and 46th in the 100m IM (1:07.52)
• Won a gold medal in the 50m fly with a meet-record time of 26.69 among her 11 swims at the 2011 World Junior Swimming Championships in Lima, Peru, becoming the first Egyptian woman to win a gold medal at the meet.
• Competed at the Mediterranean Games in Turkey in 2013
• Set International Schools Sports Tournament records in 50m, 100m, and 200m free and 100m fly
• Egyptian national record holder in 50m and 100m free and fly

2012 OLYMPICS
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Was the only Egyptian female swimmer to qualify and compete at the 2012 London Olympics, placing 41st in the 50m free with a time of 26.34

PERSONAL 
• undeclared major
• Born on Jan. 18, 1995 in Indianapolis, Ind.
• Parents are Randa Elsalawy and Hisham Osman. Both parents are dentists and graduated from IUPUI in Indianapolis.
• Her brother, Ahmed, graduated from Cal in 2013 with a degree in industrial engineering 

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