Rio 2016 Day 12 summary: Egyptian wrestler Saleh loses in repechage, weightlifter Abdel-Aziz injured

Ahram Online , Wednesday 17 Aug 2016

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

Adham Ahmed Saleh
Armenia's Migran Arutyunyan (red) wrestles with Egypt's Adham Ahmed Saleh Kahk in their men's 66kg greco-roman round of 16 match on August 16, 2016, during the wrestling event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Carioca Arena 2 in Rio de Janeiro. (AFP)

1:30 Egypt weighlifter Ahmed Abdel-Aziz quit the contest due to injury. He suffered a muscle strain while trying to lift 192kg in the snatch contest.

00:55 Egypt weightlifter Ahmed Abdel-Aziz finishes at the 10th place at the end of the snatch contest with 190 kg.

22:30 At midnight Cairo time weightlifter Ahmed Mohamed Abdel-Aziz will be competing in the Group A of the +105kg event.

21:25 Greco-Roman wrestler Adham Saleh lost 5-0 to 2013 World Champion Hansu Ryu of Korea in the repechage round 2 of the 66kg event.

19:49 Next is Greco-Roman Wrestler Adham Saleh who will play at 21:15 Cairo time against Hansu Ryu of Korea in the repechage round of the 66kg event.

18:36 Equestrian Karim El-Zoghby finished at the 42nd place at the end of the second round of the qualifiers. He will contest the third qualifier that will take place on Wednesday.

18:00 Equestrian Karim El-Zoghby has advanced to the third qualifier as he finished in the 45 among 60 competitors. His final ranking is yet to be determined as the event is still underway.

17:21 Greco-Roman wrestler Adham Saleh will play in the repechage round against Hansu Ryu of Korea.

17:00 Greco-Roman wrestler Adham Saleh may have the chance of playing in the repechage round as Migran Arutyunyan who beat him in the round 16 has reached the semi-finals. If he reaches the final, Saleh will play in repechage.

16:05 Swimmer Marwan El-Amrawy finishes 24th of the 10km marathon timing 1:59.17.2 hours.

15:50 Karim El-Zoghby made 9 penalties in the second qualifier of the Equestrian jumping event.

15:45 Another wrestler is eliminated from the round of 16. Hamdy Mostafa  loses 3-2 to Romania's Alin Ciurariu in the 98kg category. 

15:30 Swimmer Marwan El-Amrawy is struggling in the 10km Marathon. He is currently in last place among the 24 participants. 

15:30 Greco-Roman wrestler Adham Saleh fails to get past the round of 16 after losing 9-0 to Armenia's Migran Arutyunyan by Great Superiority in the men's 66kg category.   

12:05 After his fine performance in Day 1 of the men's Jumping event, Equestrian Karim El-Zoghby will be looking to maintain his rhythm in Day 2. He finished the first day of the qualifiers without a single penalty and qualified for the next round among the top performers. He will be eyeing for a similar performance on Tuesday that would put him in a fine position for Day 3, which will take place Wednesday.

11:50 Swimmer Marwan El-Amrawy will kick of Egypt's Tuesday activity as he will appear on the final of Men's Marathon 10 km at 14:00 Cairo time (GMT+2)


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