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2019 World Swimming Championships: Egypt's Samy misses out on 50m backstroke final

Ahram Online , Saturday 27 Jul 2019
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Egyptian swimmer Mohamed Samy failed to reach the final of the 50m backstroke event of the World Championship in Gwangju after finishing 16th at the semis with a time of 25.16 seconds on Saturday.

Earlier on Saturday, Samy booked a place in the semis after finishing seventh in the heats with a time of 24.95 seconds.

Samy started his campaign at the World Championships on Monday as he finished 39th in the heats of the men's 100m backstroke, with a time of 55.87 seconds.

In the men's 200m medley, Samy finished fifth in his heat and 32nd in the overall heat rankings with 2:02.57 minutes on Wednesday.

Egypt's complete results at the 2019 World Championships

In the 50m butterfly, Farida Osman won the bronze medal after finishing third in the final with a time of 25.47 seconds on Saturday. Osman reached the final after finishing fifth in the semis with a time of 25.79 seconds on Friday. Earlier in the day she won her preliminary round heat with a time of 25.71 seconds to finish third in the overrall heats ranking.

In the 1500m freestyle, Ahmed Akram failed to reach the final after finishing 19th in the heats with a time of 15:13.25 minutes on Saturday.

In the 50m backstroke, Mohamed Samy finished 16th om the semi-final with a time of 25.16 seconds on Saturday. Earlier in the day he qualified for the semi-finals after finishing seventh in the heats with a time of 24.95 seconds.

In the men's 50m freestyle, Ali Khalafalla finished 13th in the semi-final with a time of 21.98 on Friday. Earlier in the day he finished 11th in the overrall heats ranking with a time of 22.04 seconds.

In the women's 100m freestyle, Osman failed to reach the semifinals after finishing 28th in the overall heats rankings with a time of 54.93 seconds on Thursday.

In the men's 100m freestyle, Ali Khalafalla finished first in his heat and 26th in the overall heat rankings with a time of 49.22 seconds on Wednesday.

In the men's 200m medley, Mohamed Samy finished fifth in his heat and 32nd in the overall heat rankings with 2:02.57 minutes on Wednesday.

In the men's 50m breaststroke, Youssef El-Kamash finished 24th in the heats with 27.62 seconds on Tuesday.

In the men's 800m freestyle, Marwan El-Kamash finished 26th in the heats with 8:07.97 minutes on Tuesday.

In the men's 100m backstroke, Samy finished 39th in the heats with 55.87 seconds on Monday.

In the men's 50m butterfly, Abdel-Rahman Sameh qualified for the semifinals after finishing 15th in the heats with a time of 23.54 seconds on Sunday. Later on Sunday, he recorded 23.68 in the semis to finish in 16th place.

In the men's 100m breaststroke, Youssef El-Kamash finished 31st in the heats with a time of 1:01.24 minutes on Sunday.

In the women's 100m butterfly, Osman ranked 17th in the heats with 58.43 seconds on Sunday.

In the men's 400m freestyle, Marwan El-Kamash finished 23rd in the heats with a time of 3:52.21 minutes on Sunday.
 

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