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PHOTO GALLERY: Fencing disappointment, shooting surprise for Egypt at Rio Olympics


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Omar Assar of Egypt in his table tennis match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP)
Rio Olympics
Egypt's Mohamed Essam (L) competes against Brazil's Henrique Marques during their menís individual foil qualifying bout as part of the fencing event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, on August 7, 2016, at the Carioca Arena 3, in Rio de Janeiro. (AFP)
Rio Olympics
Alaaeldin Abouelkassem (EGY) of Egypt competes with Alexander Choupenitch (CZE) of Czech Republic. (REUTERS)
Rio Olympics
Alexander Choupenitch from Chezh, right, and Alaaeldin Abouelkassem from Egypt, competes in the Men's Individual Foil Fencing at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. (AP)
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Mahmoud Abdelaal (EGY) of Egypt and Reda Benbaziz (ALG) of Algeria compete in Men's Light Boxing (60kg) Round of 32 Bout 21. (REUTERS)
Rio Olympics
Mahmoud Abdelaal (EGY) of Egypt and Reda Benbaziz (ALG) of Algeria compete in Men's Light Boxing (60kg) Round of 32 Bout 21. (REUTERS)
Rio Olympics
Afaf Elhodhod (EGY) of Egypt gestures in Women's 10m Air Pistol Finals Shooting. (REUTERS)
Rio Olympics
Egypt's Mohamed Badawy (L) digs the ball during the men's qualifying volleyball match between Poland and Egypt at the Maracanazinho stadium during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016. (AFP)
Rio Olympics
Poland's Michal Kubiak (L), Poland's Karol Klos (C) and Poland's Grzegorz Lomacz jump to block the ball during the men's qualifying volleyball match between Poland and Egypt at the Maracanazinho stadium during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016. (AFP)
Rio Olympics
Egypt's Mohamed Badawy Moneim, right, controls the ball as his teammate Ahmed Abdelaal, left, looks on during a men's preliminary volleyball match against Poland at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. (AP)
Rio Olympics
Abd Elhalim Mohamed Abou (EGY) of Egypt (R) spikes the ball against Mateusz Bieniek (POL) of Poland. (REUTERS)
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Egypt's fencers wave goodbye but a 19-year-old old shooter makes history despite not winning a medal, finishing fifth in the 10m-shooting range finals

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