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Egypt wins 6 medals on day 1 of African Swimming Championship

The African Swimming Championship is taking place in South Africa from 16-22 October, and on its first day, Egyptian swimming champions claimed six medals. In the finals of the 50-metre back, Mohamed Samy came out on top by delivering the shortest time with 26.62, a victory that enabled him to acquire the gold medal in …


The African Swimming Championship is taking place in South Africa from 16-22 October, and on its first day, Egyptian swimming champions claimed six medals.

In the finals of the 50-metre back, Mohamed Samy came out on top by delivering the shortest time with 26.62, a victory that enabled him to acquire the gold medal in the competition.

Egypt’s silver medal came thanks to Marawan El-Amrawy, who finished the final of the men’s 200-metre freestyle in 1:51.60.

In the competition for the women’s 50-metre back, Engy Abo Zeid finished in 31.72; thus, snatching the bronze medal from South African Carissa Van Rooyen, who finished in 31.73.

As for the 400-metre individual medley swimming competition, Rowida Hesham won the bronze medal, finishing in 5:05.51.

Hassan Yasser won bronze in the men’s 100-metre breast after he finished in 1:03.66.

Last but not least, the Egyptian national team (Reem Kasem, Engy Abou Zeid, Rowan Al-Badry, and Mariam Sakr) won bronze at the women’s 4×200-metre free relay. They finished in 9:06.63. Gold and silver went respectively to South Africa and Algeria.

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