Rio 2016 Day 12 summary: Egypt's wrestler Inas Mostafa misses chance to win bronze

Ahram Online , Thursday 18 Aug 2016

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

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Egypt's Enas Mostafa Youssef Ahmed (red) competes with Brazil's Gilda Maria de Oliveira during the women's wrestling 69kg freestyle quarter-final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Carioca Arena 2 in Rio de Janeiro on August 17, 2016. (AFP)

00:17  Egypt's Inas Mostafa hopes to win the bronze medal ended after she lost 4-7 to Kazakhstan's Elmira Syzdykova. 

22:45 Egypt's Maha Abdel-Salam finishes 24th in the preliminary round of the women's 10m platform diving. The first 18 qualified for the semis. 

21:30 Egypt's Inas Mostafa will face Kazakhstan's Elmira Syzdykova for a bronze medal shortly after the latter defeated Mongolia's Ochirbatyn Nasanburmaa 4-2 in the Repechage Round 2.

18:30 Egypt's wrestler Inas Mostafa lost to Russia's Nataliya Vorobyova, gold medalist at the 2012 London Games and last year's World Championship, 4-2 in the semi-final. She will play for the bronze medal later today.  

18:00  Egypt's Wrestler Inas Mostafa reaches the semi-final of the freestyle wrestling with a 5-1 win over Brazil's Gilda Maria De Oliveira in the 69kg category. She will face Russian wrestler Natalia Vorobieva in the semis later today.   

17:30 Rider Karim El-Zoghby fails to make it to the individual jumping final after finishing 40th with 18 penalties in three qualifying rounds. 

16:45 Egypt's runner Fatma El-Sharnoubi fainted after competing in the women's 800m round 1. She finished last among eight runners in heat 4 with 2:21.24 minutes. Her overall rank was 63 among 64 participants.

16:30 Rider Karim El-Zoghby has finished his round today and committed 9 penalties. He has a total of 18 penalties from the 3 qualifiers and will wait until the end of the qualifiers to see if he'll advance to the finals. He needs to finish among the top 35 riders.

16:00 Egypt's sole hammer thrower Hassan Abdel-Gawad ended the Men's Athletics Hammer throw qualifying round in 11th place, throwing 69.87 metres.

15:40 Egypt's Inas Mostafa Yousef defeated Maria Jose Acosta 8-0 in the women's Wrestling Freestyle round of 16 (69kg). She will now face Gilda Maria Oliveira of Brazil in the coming round. Oliveira advanced after beating Israel's Ilana Kratysh 6-2.

11:10 Rider Karim El-Zoghby will be seeking to make history and reach the equestrian show jumping final after some fine displays in the first two qualifying rounds. He will start Day 3 event at 15:00 Cairo time.

11:00 Egypt's sole hammer thrower Hassan Abdel-Gawad starts his Rio de Janeiro Olympic bid on Wednesday as he will appear on the Men's Athletics Hammer throw qualifying round at 14:40 Cairo time (GMT+2). He competes in Group A. Hassan's personal best number is 78.39 (1 March 2016).

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