Osman Abdel Hafeez
Osman Abdel Hafeez (30 March 1917 – 14 August 1958) was an Egyptian fencer. He competed at the 1948 and 1952 Summer Olympics. He was one of six members of the Egyptian fencing team who perished on board KLM Flight 607-E on 14 August 1958.
|Birth name||Osman Abdel Hafeez|
|Full name||Osman Abdel Hafeez Osman|
|Born||30 March 1917|
Shibin El Kom, Egypt
|Died||14 August 1958 (aged 41)|
KLM Flight 607-E - Hugo de Groot plane crash
Abdel Hafeez had three brothers, Saleh, Ibrahim, and Fathy, as well as two sisters: Zeinab and Fatma. He was married to Isis Ismail Sabry, the daughter of a renowned pediatrician. She is the sister of Ahmed Sabry his fellow fencing champion who was on the same doomed flight. He had a son, Ismail, and a daughter, Pakinam.
Medals and honorsEdit
- "Osman Abdel Hafeez Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 17 June 2010.
- "Sports tragedies - The San Diego Union-Tribune". signonsandiego.com. Retrieved 18 September 2010.
- "El Battal Osman Abdel Hafeez" - An Arabic biography from the series "Shabab Khaled" or "Immortal Youth" by Aboel Haggag Hafez - Volume 5
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