Table Tennis: Egypt’s Lashine qualifies for third round, Assar bows out

Ahram Online, Sunday 29 Jul 2012

El Sayed Lashine beats Croatia’s Zoran Primorac for his second win at the London Olympic Games

El Sayed Lashine

Egypt’s El-Sayed Lashine qualified for the third round in the Men’s Singles after beating Croatia’s Zoran Primorac on Sunday.

Lashine went through with a 4-3 win (11-6, 8-11, 12-10, 5-11, 10-12, 11-9, 11-8) to set up a third-round game with Japan’s Jun Mizutani.

He opened his campaign with a 4-3 win over Sweden's Par Gerell on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Omar Assar lost to Greece Panagiotis Gionis in straight sets 4-0 (11-5, 11-9, 11-7, 11-9) in the second round..

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