Preview: Egypt shooter El-Hodhod eyeing another achievement in 25m pistol range

Ahram Online , Monday 8 Aug 2016

Afaf El-Hodhod
Afaf El-Hodhod (REUTERS)
After registering a historic fifth-placed finish for Egypt in the 10m pistol shooting, youngster Afaf El-Hodhod will be eyeing a similarly impressive achievement when she kicks off her 25m pistol Qualifying round.
Egyptian rower Abdel-Khaleq El-Banna will be competing in the Single sculls Men Quarter finals after making it through the Heats with a third-placed finish.
Likewise, another Egyptian rower is set to vie in the single sculls Quarter finals, but this time it's fellow Nadia Negm who will be taking part in the women competition.
After being the subject of continuous debates regarding their uniform, veiled Doaa ElGhobashy and teammate Nada Moawad will be hopeful of a better result against Italy after losing their opening Pool D game to Germany 2-0.
In weightlifting, Esraa El-Sayed will be hoping of a good start to her Olympic campaign in the 63 kg Women Preliminary round.
Judo contender Mohamed Abdel-Aal will be playing against Mongolian Uuganbaatar Otgonbaatar at the 81 kg, following the elimination of Mohamed Mohyeldein at 73 kg competition.
In sailing, After taking part in Race 1 and Race 2 on Monday, Ahmed Ragab will be participating in the last Race 3 the following day.
In archery, Ahmed El-Nemr is set to take on Austria's Taylor Worth in the round of 64.

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