Rio 2016 day 9 summary: Egypt's handball team draw with Brazil, shooter Mehelba narrowly misses semis

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

Ahram Online , Saturday 13 Aug 2016
Nadia Negm
Nadia Negm, of Egypt, competes in the women's rowing single sculls semifinal during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. (AP)

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23:15 Despite leading for the entire game, Egypt allowed Brazil to snatch a 27-27 draw in their handball Group B game. More details

21:45 Sailor Ahmed Ragab finished 42nd in the Laser Men Race 10 Opening Series. 

19:10 Sailor Ahmed Ragab finished 45th in the Laser Men Race 09 Opening Series.

18:15 Shooters Azmy Mehelba and Franco Donato have exited the Skeet Men's Qualification after finishing 11th and 28th respectively. More details

16: 35  Azmy Mehelba is currently the eleventh after registering 120 hits on five attempts throughout two days.

15:57 Egypt volleyball team lost 3-0 (28/26, 25/22, 25/16) to Iran to remain at the 5th place of pool B with one match to go. More details

15:50 Shooter Ahmed Shaaban finishes 23rd in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men's Qualifing-Stage 2 to exit Olympics.

15:20 Egyptian rower Abdel-Khalek El-Banna finished fourth in the Men's Single Sculls Final B.

14:50 Egypt rower Nadia Negm has waved the Olympics goodbye after finishing sixth in the Women's Single Sculls Final D.

14:46 Egypt shooters  Azmy Mehelba Ahmed Shaaban are currently contesting the skeet men and 25m rapid fire pistol respectively.

12:30 Handball team is on a do-or-die mission when they take on Brazil tonight at 21:40 Cairo time after losing two games against Sloveina and Poland - with only the top four qualifying for the quarter finals.

12:00 Egypt is hoping for another medal today when shooter Azmy Mehelba contests the skeet event.

02:15 Sprinter Anas Beshr has been disqualified from the 400m preliminaries for stepping out of his lane.


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