|Birth Day:||January 18, 1995|
|Birth Place:||Indianapolis, United States|
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She began swimming at age 5. She later swam for the University of California-Berkeley Bears, where she was named the top female athlete for the 2017-2018 season.
Daughter to dentists Hisham Osman and Randa Elsalawy, Osman was born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1995, and raised in Cairo, Egypt. She started swimming at the age of five at the Gezira Sporting Club with her brother Ahmed. Osman started at the Oasis French School in Cairo, but then transitioned to the French Embassy's Lycée Français du Caire. She studied at the Cairo American College.
At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom, Osman represented Egypt in the 50m freestyle event beside her teammate Shehab Younis. Osman finished 42nd with a time of 26.34.
At the 2013 World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona, Spain, Osman competed in four events. On the first day, Osman competed in the 100m butterfly, finishing 24th with a time of 59.85s. On the fifth day of competition, she swam the 100m freestyle while finishing 40th with a 56.84s. On the sixth day of competition, Osman finished 11th in the heats of her signature event, 50m butterfly while advancing to the semi-finals and finishing with a new African Record of 26.12s. Osman is the first Egyptian to qualify for a final at the World Aquatics Championships in the Egyptian history. On 3 August 2013, Osman finished 7th in the women's 50m butterfly final with a time of 26.17s respectively for Egypt. This is the best ranking ever by an Egyptian pool swimmer in a major international competition.
She won the African Female Swimmer of the Year title in Swimswam.com's Swammy Awards in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
At the 2017 FINA World Championships, Osman competed for Egypt and won the bronze model in the 50m butterfly event with the new African record of 25.39s. In the 50m freestyle event, she also set a new African record at 24.62s, which gave her the 9th place.
At the 2017 NCAA championships, Osman won the first place in 100 Yard butterfly. She also won the first place in the 200 Yard freestyle relay and the 200 Yard medley relay, which she anchored both. She won the third place in the 400 Yard freestyle relay.
She was named the Best Female Athlete from Africa by the Association Of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) in 2017.
She was awarded the Mohamed Bin Rashed Al Maktoum Creative Sport Award for Distinguished Athlete Achievement in Sport in 2017.
At the 2018 Mediterranean Games in Tarragona, Spain, Osman competed for Egypt in four events and won three medals, two gold and one silver. In the 50m freestyle, Osman won the gold medal, with the new Mediterranean Game record of 24.83s. In the 50m butterfly, Osman also won the gold medal, with the new Mediterranean Game record of 25.48s. In the 100m butterfly, Osman won the silver medal, with the time of 58.51s. In the 100m freestyle, Osman qualified for but did not compete in the finals. She was the fourth most successful individual athlete at the Games.
Farida's parents' names are Hisham and Randa. Farida has one brother named Ahmed.
Currently, Farida Osman is 27 years, 4 months and 5 days old. Farida Osman will celebrate 28th birthday on a Wednesday 18th of January 2023. Below we countdown to Farida Osman upcoming birthday.