|Name||Hedaya Malak Wahba|
|Date of Birth||21 April 1993|
|Current World Ranking||World No.15 (Women’s 67kg category)|
|Sport/Event(s)||Women’s Taekwondo (67kg category)|
|Major Achievements||2016 Rio Olympics Bronze Medalist|
Hedaya Malak is one of the best Taekwondo practitioners to come out of Egypt. She became the first woman from Egypt to win a gold medal for the nation in Taekwondo. The 2016 Rio Olympics Bronze Medalist who is currently 28 years old, will be looking forward to getting a better haul at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. All eyes in the ‘Land of The Pyramids’ will be on Malak when she takes center stage. She is also set to be the nation’s flagbearer at the 2020 Olympics.
Here is everything you need to know about Hedaya Malak, the Egyptian Taekwondo practitioner.
Hedaya Malak Bio
Hedaya Malak was born on the 21st of April in 1993. She was born in Cairo, Egypt. Just when she was 6 years old, she began practising Taekwondo following the footsteps of her elder brother, who was in turn followed by her younger brother. Malak who was well and truly ready for the Olympics to be held in 2020, was shocked when the games were postponed, and began training in her living room.
Hedaya Malak Career Achievements
Malak’s first big conquest was at the African Taekwondo Games in Maputo, 2011. She won a Gold medal. And then, four years later in the same competition at Brazzaville she won the silver. Her best haul in African Taekwondo Championships was during 2016 Port Said, where she won the Gold. Malak also has a gold medal at the Military World Games in 2015 Mungyeong.
Malak took part at the 2012 London Olympics, but was stopped in the quarterfinals. At the 2016 Rio Olympics she performed much better, and won the Bronze medal. Besides this, Malak has two bronze medals (2015 Moscow and 2019 Rome), one silver (2016 Baku) and one gold medal (2015 Mexico City) at the Taekwondo Grand Prix.
Hedaya Malak Net Worth
Hedaya Malak has a net worth of approximately $1 million. She is one of the richest martial artists in Egypt. Malak will be looking forward to increasing her wealth in her last ever Olympics.
Hedaya Malak Coach
During the mid-2010s, Malak was coached by former Spanish Taekwondo practitioner Rosendo Alonso. After parting ways with Alonso, she began training with Serbian, Dragan Jovic. During the pandemic, due to the postponement of the games, she spent a lot of time training with her brother inside her living room.
Hedaya Malak Family and Personal Life
Not many details are available about Hedaya Malak’s parents. However, it was her elder brother’s interest in Taekwondo that got her into the sport.
She is married to beach volleyball player Abdelrahman Fayed. The pair married only last year, in October 2020. Malak is pretty active on social media.
Q. What is Hedaya Malak’s net worth?
Hedaya Malak’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Q. How old is Hedaya Malak?
Hedaya Malak is 28 years old.
Q. What is Hedaya Malak’s ranking?
Hedaya Malak is ranked number 15 in the Women’s 67kg category.
Q. What is Hedaya Malak’s nationality?
Hedaya Malak is an Egyptian.
Q. Where was Hedaya Malak born?
Hedaya Malak was born in Cairo, Egypt.
Q. What is Hedaya Malak’s full name?
Her full name is Hedaya Malak Wahba.
Q. Does Hedaya Malak have an Olympic medal?
Hedaya Malak has an Olympic medal, she won the bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Q. How tall is Hedaya Malak?
Hedaya Malak is 174 cms tall.