Nouran Gohar

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Nouran Gohar Squash player
Nationality: EgyptEgypt Egypt
Birthday: September 30, 1997
Size: 165 cm
Weight: 57 kg
1st professional season: 2011
Playing hand: Right
Trainer: Omar Abdel Aziz ,
Karim Darwish
Career title: 9
Career finals: 16
Best placement: 1 (July 2020)
Current placement: 1
Month # 1: 2
Last update of the infobox: August 1st, 2020
Sources: official player profiles at PSA and Squashinfo (see web links )

Nouran Ahmed Gohar (born September 30, 1997 in Cairo ) is an Egyptian squash player .


Nouran Gohar was runner-up in 2014 in Windhoek after a four-set loss to Habiba Mohamed . The following year she reached the final again. In this she met Habiba Mohamed again, who she defeated 3-1 and thus became world champion. She has been active on the PSA World Tour since 2011 and has won nine titles so far, her largest in Hong Kong in 2016 and at the British Open in 2019 . At the 2015 World Cup , she reached the semi-finals for the first time, in which she lost to Nour El Sherbini in three sets. In 2016 she succeeded in defending her title at the Junior World Championship, now number five in the world, without losing a set. Shortly afterwards, in September 2016, she achieved her best position in the world rankings with fourth place. In November it rose to third place. With the Egyptian national team , she became world champion in 2016 and 2018 . At the turn of the year 2017, she took second place in the world rankings for the first time. In 2017 she also became the Egyptian national champion for the first time. On July 1, 2020, after the immediate resignation of the previous number one in the world, Raneem El Weleily , she took the lead in the world rankings.


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Gohar Claims Women's World No.1 Spot Following El Welily Retirement. In: Professional Squash Association , July 1, 2020, accessed July 1, 2020 .