Tokyo 2020 Day 13 summary: Wrestler Kesho clinches the bronze medal of Greco-roman 67kg event, Diver Maha Gouda misses 10m platform semis

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

Ahram Online , Wednesday 4 Aug 2021
Mohamed Ibrahim Kesho
Mohamed Ibrahim Elsayed of Egypt celebrates defeating Russian Olympic Committee s Artem Surkov during the men s 67kg Greco-Roman wrestling bronze medal match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, in Chiba, Japan. (AP)

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13:20 Wrestler Mohamed Metwally loses to Maksymilian Kudla 9-2 of Germany in the bronze medal contest of the Greco-roman 87kg event, to finish in fifth place.

13:00 Equistrian duo Nayel Nassar and Mouda Zeyada have lost their chance to win a medal, after Zeyada finished in the 19th place timing 86.83 seconds, while Nassar came 24th timing 89.63.

12:55 Wrestler Mohamed Ibrahim Kesho defeats Artem Surkov of Russia 1-1 (victory by technical points) to win the the bronze medal of the Greco-roman 67kg event.

10:44 Diver Maha Abdel-Salam Gouda ends the 10m platform Women preliminary round in the 20th place.
The first 18 divers in the ranking qualify for the final that will be played on Thursday, while both the 19th and the 20th placed divers remain as substitutes in case of having injuries among the already qualified divers before the final.

06:00 Sama Ahmed has finished 5th and last in the quarterfinals 1 of the Women’s Kayak single 500m timing 2:06.033m. She won’t progress to the semis as only the top 3 go through.

05:15 Moemen Mahran has finished 4th out five contestants in the quarterfinals 1 of the Kayak’s single 200m timing 37.836 seconds. He won’t progress to the semis as only the top 2 go through.

04:45 Athlete Ihab Abdelrahman has failed to progress to the final of the Javelin throw as he finished 13th out of 32 athletes during the qualifiers recording 81.92m. He recorded 81.67m in his first attempt, 81.92m in his second and failed the third. Athletes should record at least 83.50m or finish in the top 12 to advance to the final.

04:40 Wrestler Mohamed Ibrahim Elsayed “Kesho” will face Artem Surkov of Russia in the bronze medal contest of the Greco-roman 67kg event set to be held at 12:40 Cairo time (GMT+2). The 27-year-old Surkov has won the World Championship title in 2018.

04:30 Wrestler Mohamed Metwally will face Denis Maksymilian Kudla of Germany in the bronze medal contest of the Greco-roman 87kg event set to be held at 12:55 Cairo time (GMT+2). The 26-year-old Kudla has won the bronze medal in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 and finished third in the World championship in 2019. 

04:10 Sama Ahmed finished 7th and last in Heat 4 of the women’s kayak single 500m event timing 2:13.007 minutes. She will play in the quarterfinals at 06:04 Cairo time (GMT+2). The top 3 of each race qualify for the semifinals and the rest play the quarters.

02:55 Athlete Ihab Abdelrahman has finished 8th of his qualifying Group A recording 81.92m. He recorded 81.67m in his first attempt, 81.92m in his second and failed the third. Athletes should record at least 83.50m or finish in the top 12 to advance to the final. Group B qualifiers will be played at 03:35 Cairo time (GMT+2) to determine the finalists.

02:40 Moemen Mahran has finished 5th and last in heat 2 of the men’s Kayak single 200m timing 38.850 seconds. He will play in the quarter finals at 05:08 Cairo time (GMT+2). The top 2 of each heat qualify for the semis and the rest play the quarters.

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