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Amira Ayob

Amira Ayob Age

32

Amira Ayob Height

155 cm

Amira Ayob Weight

54 kg

Amira Ayob Country

Malaysia

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Early Life and Background of Amira Ayob

Amira Ayob, heralded as the Fittest Female in Malaysia, embarked on her CrossFit journey during her second year at Ohio State University in 2014. Originally from Shah Alam, Amira was introduced to CrossFit as a means to stay active and seek a challenge beyond traditional fitness classes. With a background in civil engineering, she pivoted her career towards her passion for CrossFit after realizing its potential to change lives, including her own.

Amira Ayob’s CrossFit Journey

Amira’s introduction to CrossFit was a quest for a new challenge, leading her to sign up for an introductory class on a friend’s recommendation. The diversity and intensity of CrossFit’s functional movements captivated her, drawing her into the sport deeply. This commitment saw her training rigorously, eventually leading her to leave her engineering job to focus on CrossFit. Her dedication paid off when she became the first Malaysian female to represent the country at the CrossFit Games in 2019, a feat she never imagined possible for herself.

Competitive Achievements of Amira Ayob

At the 2019 CrossFit Games, Amira finished 92nd among 141 global athletes, marking a significant milestone in her athletic career. This achievement was not just a personal victory but also a statement on the global stage, showcasing Malaysia’s presence in the sport. Her journey from a novice to representing her country at what is considered the Olympics of CrossFit highlights her remarkable dedication and skill.

Personal Life and Training Philosophy

Amira Ayob’s training philosophy emphasizes the balance between rigorous physical training and essential recovery principles, such as adequate nutrition and sleep. She trains four to five times a week, incorporating swimming and track sessions to maintain her fitness level. A staunch advocate for CrossFit’s inclusivity, Amira encourages more women to take up the sport, challenging gender stereotypes and promoting health and fitness as a lifestyle choice accessible to all, irrespective of age or gender.

Through her journey, Amira Ayob has not only shattered personal barriers but has also worked tirelessly to inspire others, particularly women in Malaysia, to challenge themselves within and beyond the realms of CrossFit. Her story is a testament to the transformative power of dedication, hard work, and the belief in one’s own potential to achieve greatness.

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Amira Ayob stats

CompetitionRankPercentileEntrantsDivision
Open 2023466996%132782Women
Open 2021433296%108644Women
Open 2020319796%94157Women
Games 20199130%131Women
Open 2019552096%146363Women
Open 2018829395%171976Women
Open 2017581596%159565Women
Open 20162120283%130154Women

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