Tokyo 2020 Day 1 summary: Egyptian rower Abdel-Khalek El Banna qualifies for Quarterfinals

Ahram Online provides a summary of how Egyptian athletes fare on Friday

Ahram Online , Friday 23 Jul 2021
Abdel-Khalek El-Banna
Egyptian rower Abdel-Khalek El-Banna

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09:00 Egyptian archer Youssof Tolba finished 56th out of 64 contestants in the men’s individual ranking with a total of 645 points. He will face Denis Gankin of Kazakhstan, who finished 9th with 670 points, on Tuesday 27 July.

04:05 Egyptian archer Amal Adam finished 63rd out of 64 contestants in the women’s individual ranking with a total of 570 points (Season best). She will face on Tuesday 27 of July Minhee Jang of South Korea, who finished second with 677 points, in Round of 64. 

02:30 Egyptian rower Abdel-Khalek El-Banna qualified for the men's single sculls quarterfinals after finishing third of his heat timing 7:03.44m. He completed the first 500m in 1:43.11, the 1000m in 3:31.59m, the 1500m in 5:18.07m and finally the 2000m contest in 7:03,44m behind German leader Oliver Zeidler who timed 7:00.40m. El-Banna will compete in the quarters on Monday 26 July.

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