Tokyo 2020 Day 6 summary: Swimmer Osman fails to reach 100m freestyle semis, tennis table player Assar loses to world champion

Ahram Online , Wednesday 28 Jul 2021

Ahram Online provides a summary of how Egyptian athletes fare on Wednesday

Tokyo 2020
Russia s Dmitriy Danilenko (L) compete against Egypt s Ziad Elsissy in the men s sabre team classification bout during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Makuhari Messe Hall in Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, on July 28, 2021. AFP

15:00 Egypt's U23 football team reach the Olympic Games quarter-final with a 2-0 victory over Australia in their final Group C game. They will meet Brazil in the last eight on Saturday.

14:00 Tennis table player Omar Assar is eliminated after losing 4-1 to 2016 gold medalist and world champion Ma Long of China in the quarter-final.

12:15 Swimmer Farida Osman finishes third in Heat 3 of the Women's 100m freestyle in 55.74 seconds to miss out on a place in the semis after ending 33rd in the overall ranking.

10:00 Egypt's Abdel-Aziz Mehelba finishes ninth in the qualification round of the men's shooting trap with 73 points. Compatriot Ahmed Zaher comes 22nd with 71 points. 

08:45 Egypt's handball team beat Japan 33-29 for their second win out of three group-stage games. Egypt are now third in Group B with four points, two behind Denmark and Sweden. The top four will advance to the quarter-finals. 

08:10 Egypt’s fencing team beat Iran 45-24 to claim the fifth place in the Sabre event.
The results of the relays came as follows:

Mohamed Amer 5-3 Ali Pakdaman
Ziad El Sissy 5-1 Mohammad Fotouhi
Mohab Samer 5-2 Mohammad Rahbari
Mohamad Amer 5-1 Mohammad Fotouhi
Mohab Samer 5-6 Ali Pakadaman
Ziad El Sissy 5-0 Mohamad Rahbari
Medhat Moataz 5-4 Mohammad Fotouhi
Mohamed Amer 5-3 Mohammad Rahbari
Ziad El Sissy 5-4 Ali Pakdaman

07:50 Boxer Abdel Rahman Orabi lost 5-0 against Benjamin Whittaker of Great Britain in Round of 16 of -81kg event.

07:40 Shooter Maggy Ashmawy finished 21st out of 26 contestants in the first day of the qualifying round of the women’s trap event scoring 67 points. The qualifiers will resume on Thursday.

06:30 Egypt’s fencing team beat Russian Olympic Committee team 45-41 in the Sabre event classification match (5-8). They will face Iran at 07:45 Cairo time for the fifth place game
The results of the relays came as follows:
Ziad El Sissy 5-4 Veniamin Reshetnikov
Mohab Samer 5-2 Kamil Ibragimov
Mohamed Amer 5-1 Dmitry Danilenko
Mohab Samer 5-8 Veniamin Reshetnikov
Ziad El Sissy 5-2 Dmitry Danilenko
Mohamed Amer 5-9 Kamil Ibragimov
Mohab Samer 4-9 Dmitry Danilenko
Mohamed Amer 5-5 Veniamin Reshetnikov
Ziad El Sissy 6-1 Kamil Ibragimov


5:25 Egypt’s fencing team lost to top seed Korea 45-39 in the quarterfinals of the Sabre event. They will play a classification 5-8 match against Russian Olympic Committee team at 05:45 Cairo time (GMT+2). The results of the relays came as follows:
Junghwan Kim 5-2 Ziad El Sissy
Sanguk Oh 5-6 Mohab Samer
Bongil Gu 5-3 Mohamed Amer
Junghwan Kim 5-7 Mohab Samer
Bongil Gu 5-4 Ziad El Sissy
Sanguk Oh 5-0 Mohamed Amer
Bongil Gu 5-6 Mohab Samer
Junghwan Kim 5-7 Mohamed Amer
Sanguk Oh 5-4 Ziad El Sissy


04:55 Archer Amal Adam lost 6-2 against Minhee Jang of Korea, seed number 2, in Round of 64 of the individual contest. 

03:33 Egypt’s Fencing Men Team beat Japan 45-32 in the Sabre event Round of 16. They will face Korea Republic in the quarter finals at 04:25 Cairo time (GMT+2).  

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