Tokyo 2020 Day 5 summary: Table Tennis player Assar reaches quarterfinals, swimmers Khalafallah and El-Kamash fail to proceed

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

Ahram Online , Tuesday 27 Jul 2021
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15:44 Table Tennis player Omar Assar defeats Yuan Chih Chuang of Chinese Taipei 4-3 in the single men's Round of 16. He will face the world number 3 Ma Long of China on Wednesady.

14:20 Swimmer Marwan El-Kamash finished third in Heat 3 with 7:52.76 minutes, but failed to qualify to the 800 metres freestyle finals event after ending the qualifications in the 16th position out of 33 contestants.

12:45 Swimmer Ali Khalafallah came second in Heat 5 with 49.31 seconds, but was elminated from the 100 metres freestyle event after ending the qualifications in the 30th position out of 71 contestants.

12:20 Egypt's Badminton players Hadia Hosny and Doha Hany lose to Rachel Honderich and Kristen Tsai of Canada 0-2 (21-5, 21-6) in the Women's Doubles Group Play Stage - Group B.

11:00 Sailor Aly Badawy finished 30th out of 34 constestants in Race 6 of the Laser event timing 45:50m

10:30 Sailor Khouloud Mansy finished 36th out of 43 contestants in Race 6 of the women’s Laser Radial event timing 57:51m

09:59 Table Tennis player Omar Assar beats Mattias Falck of Sweden 4-3  in the single men’s Round of 32. He will face CHUANG Chih Yuan of Taiwan in Round of 16 later on Tuesday.

9:15 Sailor Aly Badawy finished 33rd out of 35 constestants in Race 5 of the Laser event timing 61:33m

07:00 The Egyptian 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team finished 28th out of 29 contestants in the first qualifying round with a total 617.5 points. They failed to progress to the second round as only the top eight teams go through. Alzahraa Shaban scored 309.2 points and Osama Elsaied scored 308.3 points.

06:23 Sailor Aly Badawy finished 34th out of 35 contestants in Race 4 of the Laser event timing 51:44m

06:00 Sailor Khouloud Mansy finished 43rd out of 44 contestants in Race 5 of the women’s Laser Radial event. She still has five more races to play.

05:20 (Correction) Archer Youssef Tolba lost against Denis Gankin of Kazakhstan 6-4 in Round of 32

05:05 Judoka Mohamed Abdelaal lost by Ippon against Christian Parlati of Italy in Round of 32 of the -81kg event.

05:00 Badminton Doha Hany has been eliminated from the Tokyo Games after her defeat against Neslihan Yigit 2-0 (21-5, 21-5) in the final game of the Group A. Hany had already lost against Yu Fei Chen of China 2-0.

04:15 Judoka Mohamed Abdelaal won by Ippon against Attila Ungvari of Hungary in Round of 64 of the -81kg event. He is set to face Christian Parlati of Italy in Round of 32 later in the day

04:10 Table tennis player Dina Meshref lost to Britt Eerland of Netherlands 4-3 in Round 3 of the Women’s singles event. Meshref gave her 3-0 lead away to concede a heartbreaking defeat (9-11, 3-11, 7-11, 11-6, 11-5, 11-8 and 11-7)

02:35 The Egyptian 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team finished 18th out of 20 contestants with a total of 563 points and fails to advance to the second stage of qualification. Only the top eight teams progresses to the next stage. Radwa Abdel Latif scored 285 points and Samy Abdel Fattah Abdel Razek scored 281 points.

01:15 Triathlon athlete Basal Elsalamoney has been disqualified from the women’s event after being lapped in the Bike event, her second challenge of the day. Elsalamoney completed the 1500m swimming challenge in 20:41m to rank 51st in the first event. She didn’t participate in the running event.


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