Preview: Calm day for Egypt as athletes prepare for kayaking, shooting, wrestling in Olympics

Egyptian sync swimming duet, Laila Ali and Hanna Hiekal, will perform in the preliminary round of the Duets Free Routine event on Monday, as well

Mahmoud Elassal , Sunday 1 Aug 2021
Enas Mostafa Youssef Ahmed
File photo: 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)

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Egyptian kayaker Sama Ahmed will start her mission in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Monday when she takes part in heat 2 of the Kayak Women's single 200m.

The race will start at 02:37, Cairo local time (GMT+2).

Shooter Osama El-Saied will compete in the qualifying round of the Men's 3 positions 50m rifle event early on Monday, as only 8 shooters will qualify to the final round.

The 35-year-old, El-Saied participated in the 10m air rifle Men’s event last week, but he failed to qualify for the final after finishing 42nd with a record of 618.8pts.

The event will start at 04:30, Cairo local time (GMT+2).

In diving, Mohab Ishak El-Kordi will compete in the preliminary round of the Men's 3m springboard, as the top 18 divers will qualify for the semifinals.

The event will start at 08:00, Cairo local time (GMT+2).

Regarding wrestling, Egyptian Inas Mostafa Yousef will fight against Anna Carmen Schell of Germany in the semi-final of the Women's 68kg Freestyle event.

The 32-year-old Enas Mostafa will face a tough test against the German wrestler, who finished 3rd in the 2019 World Championship in the same event.

The event will start at 04:30, Cairo local time (GMT+2).

Finally, Egyptian sync swimming duet, Laila Ali and Hanna Hiekal, will perform in the preliminary round of the Duets Free Routine event on Monday, as well, at 12:30, Cairo local time (GMT +2).

Check Team Egypt’s squad.

Check Team Egypt's schedule and results.

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