Egypt at the 1920 Summer Olympics

Egypt competed at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium.

Egypt at the
1920 Summer Olympics
Flag of Egypt (1882-1922).svg
IOC codeEGY
NOCEgyptian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.egyptianolympic.org (in Arabic and English)
in Antwerp
Competitors20 in 6 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

AthleticsEdit

Two athletes represented Egypt in 1920. It was the nation's debut in athletics. Neither of the two athletes were able to advance past the initial round in any of their events.

Ranks given are within the heat.

Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Abdel Ali Maghoub 5000 m N/A Unknown 9 Did not finish
Ahmed Khairy 100 m Unknown 4 Did not finish
200 m Unknown 4 Did not finish
400 m Unknown 4 Did not finish

FencingEdit

A single fencer represented Egypt in 1920. It was the nation's debut in the sport. Hassanein was eliminated in the quarterfinal round of each of his two events.

Ranks given are within the group.

Fencer Event First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Ahmed Hassanein Épée 5–3 2 Q 4–6 7 Did not advance
Foil N/A 1–3 4 Did not advance

FootballEdit

Egypt competed in the Olympic football tournament for the first time. The team lost their first match, against Italy, before beating Yugoslavia in the consolation matches.

Team Roster
First round
Italy  2–1  Egypt
Baloncieri   25'
Brezzi   57'
Report Osman   30'
Attendance: 2.000
Referee: Paul Putz (BEL)
Consolation match
Egypt  4–2  Yugoslavia
Abaza    
Allouba  
Hegazi  
Report Dubravčić  
Ružić  
Attendance: 500
Referee: Rafael van Praag (ITA)
Final rank
6th versus Liam Duncan

GymnasticsEdit

Two gymnasts represented Egypt in 1920. It was the nation's debut in the sport. The two Egyptian gymnasts finished in the last two places of the individual all-around.

Artistic gymnasticsEdit

Gymnast Event Final
Result Rank
Kabil Mahmoud All-around 63.30 24
Ahmed Amin Tabouzada All-around 51.85 25

WeightliftingEdit

A single weightlifter represented Egypt in 1920. It was the nation's debut in the sport. Samy competed in the middleweight category, but did not finish the competition.

Weightlifter Weight class Final
Result Rank
Ahmed Samy 75 kg Did not finish

WrestlingEdit

A single wrestler competed for Egypt in 1920. It was the nation's debut in the sport. Rahmy competed in the Greco-Roman lightweight and the freestyle middleweight, losing his only match in each competition.

FreestyleEdit

Wrestler Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals / Bronze match Rank
Ahmed Rahmy Freestyle middle Bye   Derkinderen (BEL) (L) Did not advance 9

Greco-RomanEdit

Wrestler Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals Rank
Silver quarters Silver semis Silver match
Bronze quarters Bronze semis Bronze match
Ahmed Rahmy Lightweight   Rohon (FRA) (L) Did not advance Did not advance 18
Did not advance
Did not advance

ReferencesEdit

  • Belgium Olympic Committee (1957). Olympic Games Antwerp 1920: Official Report (in French).
  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Archived from the original on 16 February 2009. Retrieved 12 August 2007.