VIDEO: Egypt beach volleyball team speak ahead of first ever Olympic appearance

Meet the first ever Egyptian women team to make it to the Olympics

Eslam Omar , Rawan Ezzat , Thursday 4 Aug 2016

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Doaa El-Ghobashi and Nada Moawad have been chosen to represent Egypt at the 2016 Olympic Games taking place in Rio de Janeiro between 5 and 21 August.

They will play their opening game at Rio on 7 August against Germans Ludwig and Walkenhorst, two days before meeting Italians Menegatti and Orsi Toth. They will end the group stage on 11 August against Canada's Broder and Valjas.

Beach Volleyball team is the first ever Egyptian women team to qualify for the Olympics, after winning the African Volleyball Confederation's Continental Cup in Abuja last April.

Ahram Online share pre-Rio moments from the training camp they held in El-Seid (shooting) club June 2016 with the full team and technical staff prepares for the big show.

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