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Shooting: Egypt's youngster El-Hodhod makes history after finishing fifth at Rio Olympics

Ahram Online , Sunday 7 Aug 2016
Afaf Elhodhod
Afaf Elhodhod. (REUTERS)
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Afaf El-Hodhod made history for Egypt at the Rio Olympic Games after finishing fifth in the 10m-shooting range finals.

The 19-year-old initially qualified for the finals following another fifth-placed finish in the qualifying round after recording 386-0x at four attemtps.  

A day earlier, Egyptian fellow shooters Shaimaa Hashad and Hadir Mekhemar waved the Rio Olympics goodbye after finishing 27th and 49th respectively in the 10m air riffle qualifying round.

Sami Abdel-Razeq and Ahmed Mohamed were not similarly lucky, outsting the shooting 10m air pistol contest after finishing 30th and 45th respectively.  

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