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29. Nouran Gohar

Age: 25
Occupation: Squash
Nationality: Egyptian
Residence: Egypt
Category: Sport

Gohar is currently ranked the world’s number one female squash player, winning eight out of 12 finals in the 2021/22 season. She won her first tour title at the Prague Open in December 2013 when she was 16 years old. In 2022, Gohar made the finals of all eight events she played in. The athlete became world number one for the first time in July 2020 while graduating in construction engineering from the American University in Cairo.