Rio 2016 Day 3 summary: Egypt's volleyball team suffers 3-0 defeat, fencers ousted

Ahram Online , Sunday 7 Aug 2016

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

Egypt's Ahmed Abdelhay (R) reacts as Poland's Mateusz Bieniek (2L) celebrates with teammates after winning a point (AFP)

00:30 Egypt's beach volleyball team suffers a 2-0 defeat by Germany in the opening Pool D game. 

21:20 Egypt's volleyball team slumps to a 3-0 defeat by Poland in their Pool B opener (25-18, 25-20, 25-17). 

20:45 Omar Assar eliminated from round of 64 of the table tennis singles men after a 4-3 defeat by Ukraine's Lei Kou.

18:30 Swimmer Marwan El-Kamash finished fifth of heat 3 timing 1:47.52m. He fails to reach the semi-finals as he finished 24th in the overall ranking.

18:20 Alaa Abouelkassem loses hope to win another Olympic medal after a 15-13 defeat by Italy's Daniele Garozzo in the men's individual foil round of 16. 

17:15 Mohamed Essam has been eliminated from the men's individual foil after losing to American Alexander Massialas 15-7 in the round of 32. 

Mohamed Essam
Mohamed Essam

17:00 Boxer Abdelaal Mahmoud has been eliminated from the Men's Light (60 kg) preliminaries after losing to Algeria's Reda Benbaziz 3-0.
Mohamed Abd El-Aal
Mohamed Abd El-Aal

16:55 2012 Olympic silver medalist Alaa Abouelkassem has qualified for the  Fencing Men's Foil Individual Table of 16 after beating Czech's Alexander Choupenitch. 

16:40 10m pistol shooter Afaf El-Hodhod misses out on an Olympic medal after finishing fifth in the finals. 

Afaf El-Hodhod
Afaf El-Hodhod

16:25 Egyptian fencer Tarek Ayad waves the Men's Foil Table round of 32 goodbye after losing 15-8 to Itlay's Daniele Garozzo. 

14:55 Egypt's 10m pistol shooter Afaf El-Hodhod has made it to the finals after finishing in fifth rank of the qualifying stage. 

14:10 Mohamed Essam has defeated Brazilian Henrique Marques 15-8 to qualify for the table of 32 in Fencing Men's Foil Individual Table and meet  USA's Alexander Massialas.

3:42 Egypt’s Farida Osman failed in her bid to qualify for the 100m butterfly final at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games early on Sunday after finishing 12th in the overall ranking of two semi-final heats.

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