Farida Osman, the star of the Egyptian national swimming team, won fourth place in the final of the FINA World Swimming Championships in Hungary.
Osman managed to finish the 50-meter butterfly with a time of 25.38, achieving a new African record in the world championships.
The Egyptian national swimming team player was able to qualify for the final of the World Championships, in the 50-meter butterfly race for the fourth time.
Osman finished fourth in the semi-finals, reaching the finish line with a time of 25.46 seconds.
“To all those who lost faith, whether you in yourself or others in you… I hope this serves as an example for all aspiring athletes- when there’s a will, there’s a way! 2 best times, 2 new African records,” Osman wrote on Facebook.
Egypt’s ‘Golden Fish’
Nicknamed “The Golden Fish”, Osman was the first Egyptian woman to snatch the bronze medal in the 50 meters butterfly at the FINA World Aquatics Championships in 2017.
Osman represented Egypt at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where she won second place at the 50m freestyle, and at the 2016 Rio Olympics where she made a new Africa record at the 100m butterfly by finishing in 12th place at a time of 58.26, according to her Swim Swam bio.