Tokyo 2020 Day 8 summary: Egyptian handball smash Sweden, reach quarters; Rower El Banna finishes 2nd in Final C

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

Ahram Online , Friday 30 Jul 2021
Abdelkhalek Elbana
Abdelkhalek Elbana of Egypt competes in the men s single sculls quarterfinal at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

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13:00 Swimmer Marwan El-Kamash didn't start in Heat 1 of the men's 1500 metres freestyle event.

12:50 Swimmer Farida Osman came second in Heat 8 with 25.13 seconds, but was elminated from the women's 50 metres freestyle event after ending the qualifications in the 24th position out of 83 contestants.

12:30 Swimmer Ali Khalafallah came fourth in Heat 7 with 22.22 seconds, but was elminated from the men's 50 metres freestyle event after ending the qualifications in the 24th position out of 73 contestants.

10:37 The Egyptian men's handball team beat Sweden 27-22 in the 4th matchday of Group B games to secure a place in the quarterfinals after snatching the runners-up place in the teams' ranking.
Check the full match report of Egypt vs. Sweden

10:25 Sailor Aly Badawy finished 27th out of 35 contestants in Race 10 of the men's Laser event timing 53:46 minutes

9:00 Sailor Aly Badawy finished 33rd out of 35 contestants in Race 9 of the men's Laser event timing 50:02 minutes.

07:55 Gymnast Malak Hamza scored has finished 9 out of 16 contestants after scoring 94.720 points in the Trampoline event. She won’t advance to the final as only the top 8 gymnasts go through. However Hamza is the first reserve athlete for the final.

07:50 Sailor Kholoud Mansy finished 32nd out of 44 contestants in Race 10 of the women’s Laser Radial timing 52:52m.

06:20 Sailor Kholoud Mansy has finished 36th out of 44 contestants in Race 9 of the women’s Laser Radial event timing 52:18 minutes

03:35 Swimmer Youssef Ramadan finished 8th of his heat in the men’s 100m butterfly semi-finals timing 52.27 seconds. The 19-year-old came 1.96s behind the winner Kristof Milak of Hungary who set a new Olympic record with 50.31s. He came 16th in the final ranking,

02:05 Rower Abdel Khalek El Banna finished second if the men’s Single Sculls Final C timing 7:00.72m. He came 14th in the final ranking.

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