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Egypt's beach Volleyball team
Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt reacts. (REUTERS)
Egypt's beach Volleyball team
Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt's Beach Volleyball team reacts. (REUTERS)
Egypt's beach Volleyball team
Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Kira Walkenhorst (GER) of Germany compete. (REUTERS)
Egypt's beach Volleyball team
Egypt's Doaa Elghobashy (L) vies with Germany's Kira Walkenhorst during the women's beach volleyball qualifying match between Germany and Egypt at the Beach Volley Arena in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016, for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (AFP)
Egypt's beach Volleyball team
Egypt's Nada Meawad passes a ball during a women's beach volleyball match against Germany at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. (AP)
Egypt's beach Volleyball team
Egypt's Doaa Elghobashy passes a ball during a women's beach volleyball match against Germany at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. (AP)
Egypt's beach Volleyball team
Egypt's Nada Meawad (L) and Egypt's Doaa Elghobashy react during the women's beach volleyball qualifying match between Germany and Egypt at the Beach Volley Arena in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016, for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (AFP)
Egypt's beach Volleyball team
Egypt's Doaa Elghobashy, left, hugs her teammate Nada Meawad, right, during a women's beach volleyball match against Germany at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. (AP)
Egypt's beach Volleyball team
Egypt's Doaa Elghobashy (C) reacts as Germany's Kira Walkenhorst (L) and Germany's Laura Ludwig celebrate winning a point during the women's beach volleyball qualifying match between Germany and Egypt at the Beach Volley Arena in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016, for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (AFP)
Egypt's beach Volleyball team
Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Nada Meawad (EGY) of Egypt react. (REUTERS)
Egypt's beach Volleyball team
Germany's Laura Ludwig (L) vies with Egypt's Doaa Elghobashy during the women's beach volleyball qualifying match between Germany and Egypt at the Beach Volley Arena in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016, for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (AFP)
Egypt's beach Volleyball team
Egypt's Doaa Elghobashy passes a ball during a women's beach volleyball match against Germany at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. (AP)
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Egypt's women beach volleyball team, Doaa El-Ghobashi and Nada Moawad, lost 2-0 (21-12, 21-15) Sunday to German's Ludwig and Walkenhorst.

Read more about the first-ever Egyptian women beach volleyball team to compete in the Olympics here

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