Friday, September 9, 2011

Kuwaiti Fitness Model Dina Al Sabah

Dina Ali Fahad Al-Salim Al-Sabah is a professional figure competitor from Kuwait. Dina Born on February 28, 1974. She stands out from the rest of the Figure competitors for being the only female Arab athlete to achieve pro card status as of 2006. She is the first female Arab athlete to ever stand on the Olympia stage.
Dina Al-Sabah was born in the city of Beirut in Lebanon. She is from Kuwaiti, Syrian, and Turkish descent. She was born as a member of the respected Al-Sabah family.  She is close lineage because her grandfather was the son of Salim Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah which was  ruler of Kuwaiti from 1917 to 1921. Ms. Al-Sabah was raised in Egypt, Morocco, Italy and the United Kingdom, and because of this, she was exposed to many different cultures at a young age. She has a natural talent to being a wonderful athlete. She started horse-back riding only at the age of five. Dina Al-Sabah continued her active life style throughout her high school years competing in equestrian shows and participating in track, volleyball and basketball at The American School of Tangier in Morocco.
Dina is fluent in English, Spanish, French, and Arabic due to her various travels. She also holds several degrees – M.S. in telecommunications and computers, MBA and more. When she moved to London in 1991, Dina Al-Sabah first started weight training. As a newcomer to the country, she did not have any friends and had plenty of free time so she decided to join a gym as a hobby. When Dina came to the United States in 1994 to continue her studies at the GeorgeWashingtonUniversity, she took a more active interest in lifting weights and educating herself on weight training and nutrition.


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