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Egypt at the 2008 Summer Olympics

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Bronze Hesham Mesbah Judo Men's 90 kg 13 August
  Bronze Abir Khalil Weightlifting Women's 69 kg 13 August

ArcheryEdit

Egypt have sent archers to the Olympics for the third time, seeking the nation's first Olympic medal in the sport. Amr Ghanem earned the country a qualifying spot in the men's competition by placing second in the 2008 African championship.[1] Amira Mansour did the same in the women's competition.[2]

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Maged Youssef Men's individual 605 62   Ruban (UKR) (3)
L 96–111
Did not advance
Soha Abed Elaal Women's individual 587 57   Folkard (GBR) (8)
L 95–107
Did not advance

AthleticsEdit

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Amr Ibrahim Mostafa Seoud 200 m 20.75 5 q 20.55 6 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Mohsen El Anany Hammer throw NM Did not advance
Omar El Ghazali Discus throw 60.24 23 Did not advance
Yasser Farag Shot put 18.42 37 Did not advance

BadmintonEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Hadia Hosny Women's singles   Angulo (MEX)
W 21–18, 7–21, 21–14
  Nedelcheva (BUL)
L 7–21, 4–21
Did not advance

BoxingEdit

Egypt qualified three boxers for the Olympic boxing tournament. Yasser was the first to qualify, at the World Championships.[3] The other two Egyptian boxers qualified at the first African qualifying tournament.[4]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Hosam Bakr Abdin Welterweight Bye   Boonjumnong (THA)
W 11–10
  Banteaux (CUB)
L 3–10
Did not advance
Mohamed Hikal Middleweight   DeGale (GBR)
L 4–13
Did not advance
Ramadan Yasser Light heavyweight   Magomedov (BLR)
W 10+–10
  Benchabla (ALG)
L 6–13
Did not advance

EquestrianEdit

Show jumpingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Total
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round A Round B
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
Karim El-Zoghby Aladin Individual 52 76 Withdrew Did not advance

FencingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Ahmed Nabil Individual épée   Novosjolov (EST)
L 8–15
Did not advance
Mostafa Nagaty Individual foil N/A   Meinhardt (USA)
L 3–15
Did not advance
Gamal Fathy Individual sabre   Beaudry (CAN)
L 8–15
Did not advance
Mahmoud Samir   Agresta (BRA)
L 10–15
Did not advance
Shadi Talaat   Pryiemka (BLR)
L 7–15
Did not advance
Gamal Fathy
Tamim Ghazy
Mahmoud Samir
Shadi Talaat
Team sabre N/A   France (FRA)
L 31–45
Classification semi-final
  Belarus (BLR)
L 22–45
7th place final
  Hungary (HUN)
L 25–45
8
Women
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Aya El Sayed Individual épée N/A   Picot (FRA)
L 7–15
Did not advance
Eman El Gammal Individual foil   Angad-Gaur (NED)
L 4–13
Did not advance
Shaimaa El Gammal   Shaban (EGY)
W 15–12
  Nam H-H (KOR)
L 6–15
Did not advance
Iman Shaban   S El Gammal (EGY)
L 12–15
Did not advance
Eman El Gammal
Shaimaa El Gammal
Iman Shaban
Salma Soueif
Team foil N/A   Russia (RUS)
L 23–45
Classification semi-final
  China (CHN)
L 24–45
7th place final
  Poland (POL)
L 14–45
8

GymnasticsEdit

ArtisticEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Mohamed Serour All-around 13.450 13.250 12.675 15.325 12.375 14.125 81.200 44 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F V UB BB F V UB BB
Sherine El-Zeiny All-around 12.650 13.750 10.600 13.000 50.000 61 Did not advance

HandballEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Egypt has qualified for the men's team event by winning the 2008 Africa Nations' Handball Cup in Luanda, Angola.

  • Men's team event – 1 team of 14 players
Roster

The following is the Egypt roster in the men's handball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[5][6]

Head coach:   Irfan Smajlagic

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
4 LB Hussein Mabrouk (1980-03-30)30 March 1980 (aged 28) 1.94 m   Al-Ahly
5 RW Mustafa Hussien (1984-01-08)8 January 1984 (aged 24) 1.96 m   Al-Ahly
6 RB Ahmed El Ahmar (1984-01-27)27 January 1984 (aged 24) 1.83 m   Zamalek
8 P Mohamed Ramadan (1984-03-07)7 March 1984 (aged 24) 1.93 m   Al-Ahly
10 RB Abouelfetoh Abdelrazek (1987-02-12)12 February 1987 (aged 21) 1.85 m   Smouha
11 CB Mahmoud Hassaballah (1986-11-22)22 November 1986 (aged 21) 1.85 m   El-Olympi
12 GK Mohamed Bakir El-Nakib (1974-04-06)6 April 1974 (aged 34) 1.92 m   El-Olympi
14 LB Hassan Mabrouk (1982-07-29)29 July 1982 (aged 26) 1.88 m   Al-Ahly
15 LB Mohamed Abd El-Salam (1982-01-12)12 January 1982 (aged 26) 1.94 m   Zamalek
16 GK Walid Abdel Maksoud (1979-06-14)14 June 1979 (aged 29) 1.92 m   Zamalek
17 LW Belal Mabrouk (1984-08-02)2 August 1984 (aged 24) 1.86 m   Al-Ahly
18 P Hany El-Fakharany (1978-04-06)6 April 1978 (aged 30) 1.83 m   Füchse Berlin
19 CB Hassan Yousry (1978-05-10)10 May 1978 (aged 30) 1.88 m   Zamalek
20 LB Hussein Zaky (1979-03-01)1 March 1979 (aged 29) 1.93 m   BM Aragón
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Points
  South Korea 5 3 0 2 122 129 –7 6
  Denmark 5 2 2 1 137 131 +6 6
  Iceland 5 2 2 1 151 146 +5 6
  Russia 5 2 1 2 136 131 +5 5
  Germany 5 2 1 2 126 130 –4 5
  Egypt 5 0 2 3 127 132 –5 2
10 August 2008
20:45
Denmark   23 – 23   Egypt Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Bord, Buy (FRA)
Christiansen 6 (11–10) El-Ahmar 8
  3×  1×  Report   4× 
12 August 2008
10:45
Egypt   27 – 28   Russia Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Liudowyk, Vakula (UKR)
El Ahmar 10 (14–14) Rastvortsev 8
  3×  Report   3× 
14 August 2008
09:00
Germany   25 – 23   Egypt Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Krstic, Ljubic (SLO)
Glandorf 7 (14–14) Zaky 7
  3×  Report   4× 
16 August 2008
10:45
Egypt   22 – 24   South Korea Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Breto, Huelin (ESP)
Abd Elsalam 8 (11–8) Paek Won-chul 7
  3×  1×  Report   3× 
18 August 2008
09:00
Iceland   32 – 32   Egypt Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Din, Dinu (ROU)
Sigurðsson 10 (14–17) Zaky 9
  4×  Report   3× 

JudoEdit

Men
Athlete Event Preliminary Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Amin El Hady −66 kg Bye   Nazaryan (ARM)
W 0001–0000
  Arencibia (CUB)
L 0000–0001
Did not advance   García (AND)
W 1001–0001
  Takata (USA)
W 1000–0001
  Sharipov (UZB)
L 0001–0101
Did not advance
Hesham Mesbah −90 kg N/A   Choi S-H (KOR)
W 0000–0000 YUS
  Tsirekidze (GEO)
L 0001–0010
Did not advance Bye   Mammadov (AZE)
W 0011–0010
  Kazusionak (BLR)
W 1001–0001
  Dafreville (FRA)
W 1000–0000
 
Islam El Shehaby +100 kg Bye   Bor (HUN)
W 0120–0010
  Ishii (JPN)
L 0000–1001
Did not advance   Bianchessi (ITA)
L 0000–0010
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Samah Ramadan +78 kg Bye   Ortiz (CUB)
L 0000–0110
Did not advance Bye   Shepherd (AUS)
W 1000–0000
  Kim N-Y (KOR)
L 0000–0200
Did not advance

Modern pentathlonEdit

Athlete Event Shooting
(10 m air pistol)
Fencing
(épée one touch)
Swimming
(200 m freestyle)
Riding
(show jumping)
Running
(3000 m)
Total points Final rank
Points Rank MP Points Results Rank MP points Time Rank MP points Penalties Rank MP points Time Rank MP Points
Amro El Geziry Men's 174 29 1024 15–20 24 760 1:55.86 1 1412 OR 716 31 484 9:58.55 30 1008 4688 32
Omnia Fakhry Women's 186 5 1168 17–18 =18 808 2:15.72 9 1292 312 35 776 11:32.10 33 952 4996 30
Aya Medany 184 9 1144 22–13 =5 928 2:15.69 8 1292 196 30 1004 10:36.05 11 1176 5544 8

RowingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ali Ibrahim Single sculls 7:43.70 3 QF N/A 7:24.77 6 SC/D 7:20.73 3 FC 7:26.06 18
Ibrahim Abd El Razek
Ahmed Gad
Amin Ramadan
Mohamed Zidan
Lightweight four 6:11.71 5 R 6:37.50 4 N/A Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Heba Ahmed Single sculls 8:46.96 4 FE Bye 8:07.10 24

ShootingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Samy Abdel Razek 50 m pistol 549 32 Did not advance
Mohamed Abdellah 10 m air rifle 586 43 Did not advance
Mahmod Abdelaly 10 m air pistol 563 47 Did not advance
Mohamed Amer 50 m rifle 3 positions 1135 46 Did not advance
Franco Donato Skeet 106 36 Did not advance
Adham Medhat Trap 108 32 Did not advance
Hazem Mohamed 50 m rifle prone 576 56 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Mona El-Hawary Skeet 50 19 Did not advance
Shimaa Hashad 10 m air rifle 393 23 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mohamed El Nady 50 m freestyle 23.92 54 Did not advance
Mohamed Monir 10 km open water N/A 1:55:17.0 20
Ahmed Nada 100 m butterfly 55.59 61 Did not advance

Synchronized swimmingEdit

Athlete Event Technical routine Free routine (preliminary) Free routine (final)
Points Rank Points Total (technical + free) Rank Points Total (technical + free) Rank
Reem Abdalazem
Dalia El Gebaly
Duet 40.417 24 40.250 80.667 24 Did not advance
Reem Abdalazem
Aziza Abdelfattah
Shaza Abdelrahman
Lamyaa Badawi
Hagar Badran
Dalia El Gebaly
Youmna Khallaf
Mai Mohamed
Nouran Saleh
Team 39.750 8 N/A 41.083 80.833 8

Table tennisEdit

Athlete Event Preliminary round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
El-Sayed Lashin Men's singles   Tabachnik (ARG)
W 4–2
  Freitas (POR)
L 1–4
Did not advance
Adel Massaad   Carneros (ESP)
L 2–4
Did not advance
Ahmed Saleh   Davis (AUS)
W 4–1
  Éloi (FRA)
L 3–4
Did not advance
Shaimaa Abdul-Aziz Women's singles   Pan L-c (TPE)
L 0–4
Did not advance
Noha Yossry   Sorochinskaya (UKR)
L 0–4
Did not advance

TaekwondoEdit

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Noha Abd Rabo Women's +67 kg   Solheim (NOR)
L 3–9
Did not advance   Che C C (MAS)
W 5–1
  Stevenson (GBR)
L 1–5
Did not advance 5

VolleyballEdit

IndoorEdit

Egypt entered a team in the men's tournament. The team lost all five matches in the group play, and did not advance, finishing tied for 11th place.

Men's tournamentEdit

Roster

The following is the Egyptian roster in the men's volleyball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[7]

Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2008 club
1 Hamdy Awad 14 April 1972 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 105 kg (231 lb) 346 cm (136 in) 327 cm (129 in)   AHLY
2 Abdalla Ahmed 10 October 1983 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 352 cm (139 in) 331 cm (130 in)   Gabeca Montichiari
3 Mohamed Gabal 21 January 1984 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 97 kg (214 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 320 cm (130 in)   Elgaish
4 Ahmed Abdel Naeim 19 August 1984 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 342 cm (135 in) 316 cm (124 in)   AHLY
5 Abdel Latif Ahmed 13 August 1983 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 325 cm (128 in)   AHLY
6 Wael Al-Aydy 8 December 1971 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in)   AHLY
7 Ashraf Abouelhassan 17 May 1975 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 321 cm (126 in) 302 cm (119 in)   Zamalek
8 Saleh Youssef 25 July 1982 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 348 cm (137 in) 326 cm (128 in)   Zamalek
13 Mohamed Badawy 11 January 1986 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 335 cm (132 in) 322 cm (127 in)   Zamalek
14 Hossameldin Gomaa 15 February 1984 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 344 cm (135 in) 324 cm (128 in)   AHLY
16 Mohamed Seif El-Nasr 5 September 1983 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 346 cm (136 in) 326 cm (128 in)   Zalamek
17 Mahmoud Abd El Kader 12 May 1985 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 342 cm (135 in) 316 cm (124 in)   AHLY
Group play
 
Pts Matches Points Sets
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Brazil 9 4 1 427 373 1.145 13 4 3.250
2   Russia 9 4 1 496 447 1.110 14 7 2.000
3   Poland 9 4 1 434 404 1.074 12 6 2.000
4   Serbia 7 2 3 440 439 1.002 9 10 0.900
5   Germany 6 1 4 418 440 0.950 6 12 0.500
6   Egypt 5 0 5 267 379 0.704 0 15 0.000
10 August 2008
15:20
Brazil   3–0   Egypt Capital Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 8,500
Referees: Ning Wang (CHN), Mohammad Shahmiri (IRI)
(25–19, 25–15, 25–18)
result statistics
12 August 2008
13:00
Egypt   0–3   Poland Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium, Beijing
Attendance: 3,000
Referees: Mohammad Shahmiri (IRI), Patricia Salvatore (USA)
(21–25, 18–25, 10–25)
result statistics
14 August 2008
12:00
Germany   3–0   Egypt Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium, Beijing
Attendance: 3,200
Referees: Ibrahim Al-Naama (QAT), Jiang Liu (CHN)
(29–27, 25–21, 25–21)
result statistics
16 August 2008
12:00
Russia   3–0   Egypt Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium, Beijing
Attendance: 3,200
Referees: Jiang Liu (CHN), Ibrahim Al-Naama (QAT)
(25–19, 25–14, 25–18)
result statistics
18 August 2008
15:15
Egypt   0–3   Serbia Capital Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 6,000
Referees: Victor Rodriguez (PUR), Ibrahim Al-Naama (QAT)
(16–25, 13–25, 17–25)
result statistics

WeightliftingEdit

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Mohamed Abd Elbaki Men's −62 kg 129 12 159 7 288 8
Tarek Yehia Men's −69 kg 138 12 172 6 310 11
Mahmoud Elhaddad Men's −77 kg 150 15 192 7 342 12
Abdelrahman El-Sayed Men's −105 kg 175 13 210 14 385 14
Abir Khalil Women's −69 kg 105 6 133 5 238  

WrestlingEdit

Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.

Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Hassan Madany −60 kg Bye   Mohammadi (IRI)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 18
Saleh Emara −96 kg Bye   Ebrahimi (IRI)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 11
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Mostafa Mohamed −55 kg   Bayramov (AZE)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance Bye   Hernández (CUB)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 16
Ashraf El-Gharably −60 kg   Diaconu (ROU)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 14
Karam Gaber −96 kg Bye   Guri (ALB)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 13
Yasser Sakr −120 kg Bye   Patrikeyev (ARM)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 19
Women's freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Haiat Farag −63 kg   Miller (USA)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 13

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

General
  • Mazhar, Inas (21–27 August 2008). "Egypt's new Olympic prodigy". Al-Ahram Weekly (911). ISSN 1110-2977. OCLC 163624446. Archived from the original on 2008-08-24. Retrieved 2008-08-24.
Specific

External linksEdit