Rio 2016 day 5 summary: Egypt's boxer Bakr advances to round of 16, Esra Ahmad finishes 7th in weightlifting

Ahram Online , Tuesday 9 Aug 2016

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

Hossam Bakr
Egypt's Hossam Hussein Bakr Abdin, left, fights Mauritius' Merven Clair during a men's middleweight 75-kg boxing match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016. (AP)

23:25 Boxer Hossam Bakr advances to the round of 16 after defeating Merven Clair of Mauritius 3-0. He will face Dieudonne Seyi Ntsengue of Cameroon on Saturday.

21:56  Weightlifter Esraa Ahmed finished 7th in the overall ranking of the 63kg event after lifting a total of 216 kg. China's Wei Deng won the gold breaking the olympic and world record with 262 kg. 

21:30 Sailor Ahmed Ragab finished Race 4 at the 42nd place timing 55:06 minutes. He will compete on Race 5 and 6 on Wednesday.

20:30 Archer Ahmed El-Nemr has been eliminated from the round of 32 after losing to Taylor Worth of Australia 0-6 (24-26, 23-27 and 24-29).

19:30 Sailor Ahmed Ragab finished Race 3 at the 44th place timing 48 minutes.

18:56 Weightlifter Esraa Ahmed finished on top of Group B totalling 216 kg. She lifted a maximum of 100 kg in her third attempt in snatch and 116 kg in clean and jerk. She will  participate in the Group A later on today.

18:50 Shooter Afaf El-Hodhod registered 280 pts in the rapid fire contest to bring down her total to a 573-23x in the 25m pistol. She miises out on the semi-finals.

17:55 Egypt beach volleyball team - Nada/Doaa - has lost to Italy 2-0 (21-10, 21-13) in Pool D. They will play Canada in their final game on Thursday.

17:45 Fencer  Ayman Fayez eliminated from the round of 16 in the men's eppe event after losing 15-9 to frenchman Gauthier Grumier.

17:35 Judoka Mohamed Abdelaal (81) eliminated after losing to Khasan Khalmurzaev of Russia in the round of 16.   

16:40 Judoka Mohamed Abdelaal (81Kg) advances to the round of 16 after defeating Uuganbaatar Otgonbaatar of Mongolia by ippon. He will face European champion Khasan Khalmurzaev of Russia in the round of 16 later on Tuesday.   

16:08 Shooter Afaf El-Hodhod finished 3rd in the qualifiers of the women 25m pistol with 293-13x. 

15:55 Fencer Ayman Fayez beat Ruben Limardo Gascon of Venzuela 15-5 to reach the table of 16 in the men's eppe event.

14:30 Rower Nadia Negm finished 6th of her heat in the quarter finals timing 8:25.75m and will now contest the semi-final C/D.

14:10 Rower Abdel-Khaleq El-Banna finished third of the his quarter finals timing 6:50:82m to reach the semi-finals of the men's single sculls.

00:00 Ahmed Saad finished fifth in the 62kg weightlifting competition at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games early Tuesday, four positions higher than his outcome at the London Games in 2012.

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