Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She started swimming in 1997 when she was eleven years old.
|Name of coach
||Md. Golam Mostafa
||She trains together with Md. Rubel Rana at the National Swimming Complex in Mirpur.
|Memorable sporting achievement
||She is very proud to be a three-time Olympian. (chinaview.cn, 30 Jul 2008)
||THREE-TIME OLYMPIAN WILD CARD
She competed in her first Olympic Games in 2000 in the 100m backstroke when she was 14. She also appeared in the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games competing in the 50m freestyle. On all three occasions she participated thanks to a wild card qualification. (sports-reference.com, 11 May 2010, parklanevacationclubs.com, 09 Jul 2010)
She was the sole athlete from Bangladesh to compete at the 2009 FINA World Swimming Championship in Rome. (nation.ittefaq.com, 18 Jul 2009)