2019 World Swimming Championships: Egypt's Hamdy to feature in 400m medley event

Ahram Online , Saturday 27 Jul 2019

Swimming
Swimming - 18th FINA World Swimming Championships (Reuters)

Egyptian swimmer Ahmed Hamdy will take part in the men's 400m medley event at the World Championship in heat 2 in Gwangju on Sunday.

It will mark his first appearance at this year's edition.

Egypt's team will also feature in the 4x100m medley relay event Sunday.

Egypt's complete results at the 2019 World Championships

In the 50m butterfly, Farida Osman won the bronze medal after finishing third in the final with a time of 25.47 seconds on Saturday. Osman reached the final after finishing fifth in the semis with a time of 25.79 seconds on Friday. Earlier in the day, she won her preliminary round heat with a time of 25.71 seconds to finish third in the overrall heats ranking.

In the 1500m freestyle, Ahmed Akram failed to reach the final after finishing 19th in the heats with a time of 15:13.25 minutes on Saturday.

In the 50m backstroke, Mohamed Samy finished 16th in the semi-final with a time of 25.16 seconds on Saturday. Earlier in the day he qualified for the semi-finals after finishing seventh in the heats with a time of 24.95 seconds.

In the men's 50m freestyle, Ali Khalafalla finished 13th in the semi-final with a time of 21.98 on Friday. Earlier in the day he finished 11th in the overall heats ranking with a time of 22.04 seconds.

In the women's 100m freestyle, Osman failed to reach the semifinals after finishing 28th in the overall heats rankings with a time of 54.93 seconds on Thursday.

In the men's 100m freestyle, Ali Khalafalla finished first in his heat and 26th in the overall heat rankings with a time of 49.22 seconds on Wednesday.

In the men's 200m medley, Mohamed Samy finished fifth in his heat and 32nd in the overall heat rankings with 2:02.57 minutes on Wednesday.

In the men's 50m breaststroke, Youssef El-Kamash finished 24th in the heats with 27.62 seconds on Tuesday.

In the men's 800m freestyle, Marwan El-Kamash finished 26th in the heats with 8:07.97 minutes on Tuesday.

In the men's 100m backstroke, Samy finished 39th in the heats with 55.87 seconds on Monday.

In the men's 50m butterfly, Abdel-Rahman Sameh qualified for the semifinals after finishing 15th in the heats with a time of 23.54 seconds on Sunday. Later on Sunday, he recorded 23.68 in the semis to finish in 16th place.

In the men's 100m breaststroke, Youssef El-Kamash finished 31st in the heats with a time of 1:01.24 minutes on Sunday.

In the women's 100m butterfly, Osman ranked 17th in the heats with 58.43 seconds on Sunday.

In the men's 400m freestyle, Marwan El-Kamash finished 23rd in the heats with a time of 3:52.21 minutes on Sunday.

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