Rio 2016 day 6 summary: Weightlifters give Egypt its first Rio medals

Ahram Online provides a summary of how Egyptian athletes fared on Wednesday

Ahram Online , Wednesday 10 Aug 2016
Sara Samir
Sara Samir (EGY) of Egypt poses with her medal. (REUTERS)

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02:00 Weightlifter Mohamed Ihab wins the bronze medal of the 77 kg after lifting a total of 361 kg. Ibrahim Ramadan Abdel-Baqi, another Egyptian in the same contest, finished ninth after lifting 338 kg. 

22:00 Egypt's Weightlifter Sara Samir wins the bronze medal of the 69 Kg Women after lifting a total of 255 kg

20:00 Egypt's Ahmed Ragab finishes 41 th in the sixth race of the Sailing Laser Men 

18:30 Egypt's Ahmed Ragab finishes 42 th in the fifth race of the Sailing Laser Men.

18:30 Egyptian swimmer Mohamed Hussein finished 25th in the Heats of Men's 200m Individual Medley to wave the Rio Olympics goodbye.

18:00 Egypt fencer Mohamed Amer has been eliminated from the Sabre individual round of 32 after losing 15-9 to Bongil GU 

15:50 Egypt fencer Noura Mohamed has been beaten by Tunisia's Ines Boubakri 15-4 to exit the Women's Foil Individual Table of 32. 

15:30 Egypt shooter Samy Abdel-Fattah has finished in the 38th place to exit the 50m Pistol Men's Qualification.

Egypt fencer Noura Mohamed has been beaten by Tunisia's Ines Boubakri 15-4 to exit the Women's Foil Individual Table of 32. 

14:55 Reem Mansour has exited the 1/32 Eliminations after being handed a 6-0 defeat at the hands of Taipei's Lin-Shih Chia.  

Egypt fencer Noura Mohamed has been beaten by Tunisia's Ines Boubakri 15-4 to exit the Women's Foil Individual Table of 32. 

13:45 Rower Nadia Negm, who was supposed to take part in Single sculls Women semi-finals on Wednesday, had her contest postponed due to weather conditions, with a final decision as to whether the contest would be played in the afternoon yet to be made. 

Egypt fencer Noura Mohamed has been beaten by Tunisia's Ines Boubakri 15-4 to exit the Women's Foil Individual Table of 32. 

01:30 Egypt volleyball men team claim their first victory at the Olympics after beating Cuba 3-0 in the Preliminary round. They lost their opening match against Poland 3-0.

 

00:50 Egypt’s men handball team claimed their first victory at the Rio de Janeiro Games in style, beating four-time European and world champions Sweden 26-25 for the first time in their history after producing a stunning display.

Check the full schedule of Egyptian athletes

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