Rania Elwani

Dr. Rania Elwani (born 14 October 1977)[1] is an Egyptian Olympic and former African Record holding swimmer. She swam for Egypt at 1992, 1996 and 2000 Olympics.

Rania Elwani
Personal information
Full nameRania Amr Mostafa Elwani
رانیا عمرو مصطفي علواني
Nationality Egypt
Born (1977-10-14) 14 October 1977
Giza, Egypt
ClubAl Ahly SC
College teamSMU Mustangs (USA)

In 2004, she became a member of the International Olympic Committee.[1] As of 2010 she is also a member of the Athlete Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).[2]

She attended and swam for the USA's Southern Methodist University from 1997-1999.

She is a member of the 'Champions for Peace' club, a group of more than 90 famous elite created by Peace and Sport, a Monaco-based international organization placed under the High Patronage of H.S.H Prince Albert II. This group of top level champions, wish to make sport a tool for dialogue and social cohesion. http://www.peace-sport.org/our-champions-of-peace/


  1. Elwani's bio page from the website of the International Olympic Committee; retrieved 2011-07-30.
  2. Athlete Committee page Archived 15 November 2009 at the Wayback Machine from the WADA website; retrieved 2011-07-30.
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