Rio 2016 Day 2 summary: Egypt's El-Kamash, Akram miss out on final in 400m freestyle, rowers advance

Ahram Online provides a brief summary of how Egyptian athletes fared on Saturday

Ahram Online , Saturday 6 Aug 2016
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Egypt's Ahmed Akram competes in a heat of the men's 400m freestyle during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP)

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01:00 Omar Assar rallied back from 2-0 down to beat Puerto Rico's Brian Afanador 4-2 and qualify for the second round of the men's table tennis singles. 

21:00 Dina Meshref lost 4-1 to Nanthana Komwong from Thailand in the qualifying rounf.

20:00 Nadine El-Doletli lost 4-0 to Petra Lovas from Hungary in the table tennis qualifying round.

19:25 Sami Abdel-Razeq and Ahmed Mohamed finished 30th and 45th respectively in the shooting 10m air pistol contest.

19:12 Swimmer Marwan El-Kamash finished 1st of the 400m freestyle heat 4, Ahmad Akram came fourth. Both failed to reach the final as they finished 16th and 27th in the overall ranking.

18:48: Swimmer Farida Osman has reached the semi-final of the 100m butterfly after finishing 4th of heat 4.

17:56 Abdel-Rahman Orabi has been eliminated from the first round of the Boxing 81 kg event after losing to Hrvoje Sep from Croatia.

16:00 Ahmed Ali Abdel-Rahman has been eliminated from the first round of the Judo -60 kg event after losing to Otar Bestaev from Kyrgystan.

15:50 Khaled Assar lost to Jianan Wang from Congo 3-4 in the preliminary round of the table tennis.

15:00 Dina Meshref defeated Safa Saidani from Tunisia 4-0 in the women's table tennis to advance to the initial round.

14:45: Shaimaa Hashad and Hadir Mekhemar ended 27th and 49th respectively in the women contest of the shooting 10m air riffle qualifying round.

14:45 Abdel-Khaleq El-Banna and Nadia Negm reached the quarter finals of the rowing single sculls.


Check the full schedule of Egyptian athletes 



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