Who is Mosbig?British Olympic rowing gold medalist and flag bearer
MOE SBIHI was appointed as the first Muslim standard-bearer of the GB team and urged the Islamic population in the UK to follow him in sports.
But who is he? This is everything you need to know…
Who is Muhammad Sbihi?
Mohamed Sbihi, 33 years old, is a Olympic Born in Kingston upon Thames, his mother is British and his father is Moroccan.
He studied sports science and health, nutrition and exercise at St. Mary’s University College, Twickenham Receive a sports scholarship and play basketball and football at the same time.
At the age of 15, he was discovered by scouts and joined the GB Rowing World Class Start Program.
Sbihi said: “This is a great honor and a big event.
“Being the first person in the Muslim faith to assume this role and responsibility is a very proud moment.
“I hope it will have the impact we want. The diversity and inclusiveness of this team has been incredible for a long time. This is not an overnight event.
“But it was great to be the first. I was lucky to be selected.
“I have always said that we need more numbers and representatives, and hope this will help young Muslim children participate in sports, especially rowing.”
How many Olympic medals has Mohamed Sbihi won?
In 2012, Muhammad participated for the first time London Olympics He is also a member of the British team that won bronze medals in eight events.
In 2016, Mohamed was a member of the British foursome.
What other medals has Mohamed Sbihi won?
In 2013, he was a member of the men’s eight-man champion of the World Rowing Championships.
In 2014, he won two four gold medals without rudder at the Belgrade European Rowing Championships and the Amsterdam World Championships.
In 2015, he won the gold medal at the World Championships for the third consecutive year.
Two years later, he won the bronze medal at the World Rowing Championships in Sarasota, Florida.
Subsequently, he won the bronze medal at the 2018 World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, as part of the eight.
In 2021, he won the European gold medal in the quarterfinals of Varese, Italy.
Is Muhammad Sbihi married?
Mohamed has been married to his wife Rachael for many years.
Moe believes that Rachael has maintained his Olympic dream.
Speaking He represents Purplebricks, the official real estate agent of the GB team, said: “When a bad result came up, she had seen through my false bluff and saw it hurt me.
“She reminded me that the postponement gave me a great opportunity.
“She told me that I can’t give up because of the work I put in, I can’t stop now.”