After winning six medals on the first day of the African Swimming Championship in South Africa from 16-22 October, and seven medals on the second day, the Egyptian swimming champions claimed another seven medals on the third day of events.
Hassan Yasser won silver in the 50m men’s butterfly stroke, finishing with a time of 24.64.
Egyptian team, comprising Rawan Al-Badry, Rowida Hesham, May Atef, and Mariam Sakr, finished the women’s 4x100m relay freestyle with a time of 4:06.62, and won a silver medal. The Algerian team won gold in this race.
Another team of Egyptians, comprising Salem Ihab, Mohamed Samy, Marwan El-Amrawy, and Ahmed Hamdy, finished the men’s 4x200m relay freestyle with a time of 7:38.89, thus won the silver medal. Gold went to the South African team.
Mohamed Samy won bronze in the 100m men’s freestyle, as he finished in 50.29.
After he finished with a time of 2:07.45, Ahmed Hamdy claimed bronze in the 200m men’s backstroke.
Engy Abou Zeid won bronze in the 100m women’s backstroke with a time of 1:06.50.
May Atef also won bronze, completing the 50m women’s breaststroke race in 33.44.