Rio 2016 day 7 summary: Egypt's volleyball team loses to Russia, Darwish finishes 7th in Judo

Ahram Online , Thursday 11 Aug 2016

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

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Russia's Artem Volvich (L) spikes the ball during the men's qualifying volleyball match between Russia and Egypt at the Maracanazinho stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 11, 2016, during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (AFP)

21:16 Egypt's beach volleyball team conceded their third straight defeat after losing to Canada 2-0 (21/12, 21/16).

20:50 Egypt's judoka Ramadan Darwish finishes 7th after loosing by ippon to German Karl-Richard Frey, the 2015 World Championships silver medalist in the repechage of the 100 kg event.

20:30 Egypt's beach volleyball team game vs Canada is underway.

19:18: Egypt's Judoka Ramadan Darwish will face German Karl-Richard Frey of Germany in the repechage round 1 of the 100 kg event at 20:45 Cairo time.

18:40 The 20 year old swimmer Ali Khalafallah finished 23rd in the overall ranking of the 50m freestyle timing 22.25 seconds, finally equalling Egypt's longest standing national record set in 1995 by Tamer Zinhom.

18:05 Egypt's handball team loses 33-25 to Poland in Pool B. They have only collected two points out of three games in the groupstage.

17:40 Egypt's volleyball team lost to Russia 0-3 (25-11,25-17 and 25-9) 

17:30 Egypt's Judoka Ramadan Darwish lost to Elmar Gasimov by Ippon in the quarter finals of the 100 kg event,

17:20 Egypt's judoka Ramadan Darwish  reaches the quarter finals of the 100 kg event after beating Jose Armenteros of Cuba. 

17:10 Egypt's handball team is losing 16-10 against Poland at the end of the first half. 

15:40 Judoka Ramadan Darwish beat Dominic Dugasse of Seychelles by Ippon to reach rounf 16 of the 100 kg event. He will play world championships silver medalist in 2014 Jose Armenteros of Cuba later on.

15:00 The men's single sculls semi-final event where rower Abdel-Khaleq El-Banna has been postponed to Friday due to weather condition. Nadia Negm - who contests the semi-final C/D - will also play on Friday.

00:00 Mohamed Ihab gave Egypt its second weightlifting medal late on Wednesday after clinching bronze in the men's 77kg event at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

00:00 Ibrahim Ramadan finished 9th in the men's 77kg event as he totaled 338kg at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

Check the full schedule of Egyptian athletes 

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