Egypt at the 2020 Summer Olympics

egypt's performance at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Egypt at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Egypt.svg
IOC codeEGY
NOCEgyptian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.egyptianolympic.org (in Arabic and English)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors93 in 20 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Egypt is expected to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the Games have been postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.[1] Since the nation's debut in 1912, Egyptian athletes have appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympic Games except 1932 and 1980, when they joined the United States-led boycott.

Archery

Two Egyptian archers qualified for the inaugural mixed team event, along with the men's and women's individual recurve, by winning the gold medal at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco.[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
Men's individual
Women's individual
 
 
Mixed team N/A

Artistic swimming

Egypt fielded a squad of eight artistic swimmers to compete in the women's duet and team event through an African continental selection in the team free routine at the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.

Athlete Event Technical routine Free routine (preliminary) Free routine (final)
Points Rank Points Total (technical + free) Rank Points Total (technical + free) Rank
 
 
Duet
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Team N/A

Boxing

Egypt entered one boxer into the Olympic tournament. Rio 2016 Olympian and 2015 African Games silver medalist Abdelrahman Oraby scored an outright semifinal victory to secure a spot in the men's light heavyweight division at the 2020 African Qualification Tournament in Diamniadio, Senegal.[3]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Abdelrahman Oraby Men's light heavyweight

Canoeing

Sprint

Egyptian canoeists qualified two boats in each of the following distances for the Games by receiving spare berths freed up by South Africa at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco.[4]

Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
  Men's K-1 200 m
  Women's K-1 500 m

Qualification Legend: FA = Qualify to final (medal); FB = Qualify to final B (non-medal)

Cycling

Track

Following the completion of the 2020 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Egypt entered one rider to compete in the women's omnium based on her final individual UCI Olympic rankings.

Omnium
Athlete Event Scratch Race Tempo Race Elimination Race Points Race Total points Rank
Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points
Women's omnium

Diving

Egypt sent three divers (two men and one woman) into the Olympic competition by winning the gold medal each in their respective individual events at the 2019 African Qualifying Meet in Durban, South Africa.

Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Mohab El-Kordy Men's 3 m springboard
Youssef Ezzat Men's 10 m platform
Maha Gouda Women's 10 m platform

Equestrian

Egypt fielded a squad of three equestrian riders into the Olympic team jumping competition for the first time since 1960, after securing an outright berth, as one of two top-ranked nations, at the International Equestrian Federation (FEI)-designated Olympic qualifier for Group F (Africa and Middle East) in Rabat, Morocco.[5]

Jumping

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Total
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
    Individual
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team

Football

Summary

Key:

Team Event Group Stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Egypt men's Men's tournament

Men's tournament

Egypt men's football team qualified for the Games by advancing to the final match of the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations, signifying the country's recurrence to the Olympic tournament after an eight-year absence.[6]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – 1 team of 18 players

Gymnastics

Artistic

Egypt entered one artistic gymnast into the Olympic competition. Nancy Mohamed booked a spot in the women's individual all-around and apparatus events, by finishing seventeenth out of the twenty gymnasts eligible for qualification at the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.[7]

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
V UB BB F V UB BB F
Nancy Mohamed All-around

Rhythmic

Egypt fielded a squad of rhythmic gymnasts to compete for the first time at the Olympics, by winning the gold each in the individual and group all-around at the 2020 African Championships in Sharm El Sheikh.[8]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Hoop Ball Clubs Ribbon Total Rank Hoop Ball Clubs Ribbon Total Rank
Habiba Marzouk Individual
Athletes Event Qualification Final
5 apps 3+2 apps Total Rank 5 apps. 3+2 apps Total Rank
Login El-Sayed
Polina Fouda
Salma Saleh
Malak Selim
Tia Sobhy
Group

Handball

Men's tournament

Egypt men's handball team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal and securing an outright berth at the final match of the 2020 African Men's Handball Championship in Tunis, Tunisia.[9]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – 1 team of 14 players

Karate

Egypt entered one karateka into the inaugural Olympic tournament. 2016 world champion Giana Farouk qualified directly for the women's kumite 61-kg category by finishing among the top four karateka at the end of the combined WKF Olympic Rankings.[10]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Giana Farouk Women's −61 kg

Modern pentathlon

Egyptian athletes qualified for the following spots to compete in modern pentathlon. Sherif Nazeir and Rio 2016 Olympian Haydy Morsy secured a selection each in the men's and women's event respectively by virtue of their top finish at the 2019 African Championships in Cairo.[11]

Athlete Event Fencing
(épée one touch)
Swimming
(200 m freestyle)
Riding
(show jumping)
Combined: shooting/running
(10 m air pistol)/(3200 m)
Total points Final rank
RR BR Rank MP points Time Rank MP points Penalties Rank MP points Time Rank MP Points
Sherif Nazeir Men's
Haydy Morsy Women's

Rowing

Egypt qualified one boat in the men's single sculls for the Games by winning the gold medal and securing the first of five berths available at the 2019 FISA African Olympic Qualification Regatta in Tunis, Tunisia.[12]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
  Men's single sculls

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

Sailing

Egyptian sailors qualified one boat in each of the following classes through the class-associated World Championships and the continental regattas.

Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Men's Laser
Women's Laser Radial

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race

Shooting

Egyptian shooters achieved quota places for the following events by virtue of their best finishes at the 2018 ISSF World Championships, the 2019 ISSF World Cup series, and African Championships, as long as they obtained a minimum qualifying score (MQS) by 31 May 2020.[13]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
  10 m air rifle
  50 m rifle 3 positions
  10 m air pistol
  Trap
 
  Skeet
 
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
  50 m rifle 3 positions
  10 m air pistol
 
  Trap

Swimming

Egyptian swimmers further achieved qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of 2 swimmers in each event at the Olympic Qualifying Time (OQT), and potentially 1 at the Olympic Selection Time (OST)):[14][15]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ali Khalafalla Men's 50 m freestyle

Table tennis

Egypt entered six athletes into the table tennis competition at the Games. The men's and women's teams secured their respective Olympic berths by winning the gold medal each at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco, permitting a maximum of two starters to compete each in the men's and women's singles tournament.[16] Moreover, an additional berth was awarded to the Egyptian table tennis players competing in the inaugural mixed doubles by winning the final match against Nigeria at the 2020 African Olympic Qualification Tournament in Tunis, Tunisia.[17]

Men
Athlete Event Preliminary Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
  Singles
 
 
 
 
Team N/A
Women
Athlete Event Preliminary Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
  Singles
 
 
 
 
Team N/A
Mixed
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
 
 
Doubles

Taekwondo

Egypt entered four athletes into the taekwondo competition at the Games. Abdelrahman Wael (men's 68 kg), 2014 Youth Olympic bronze medalist Seif Eissa (men's 80 kg), Nour Abdelsalam (women's 49 kg), and Rio 2016 bronze medalist Hedaya Malak (women's 67 kg) secured the spots on the Egyptian squad with a top two finish each in their respective weight classes at the 2020 African Qualification Tournament in Rabat, Morocco.[18][19]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Abdelrahman Wael Men's −68 kg
Seif Eissa Men's −80 kg
Nour Abdelsalam Women's −49 kg
Hedaya Malak Women's −67 kg

Tennis

Egypt entered two tennis players into the Olympic tournament for the first time in history. Mohamed Safwat and Mayar Sherif secured an outright berth each in the men's and women's singles, respectively, by winning the gold medal at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco.[20]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Mohamed Safwat Men's singles
Mayar Sherif Women's singles

Wrestling

Egypt qualified one wrestler for the men's Greco-Roman 67 kg into the Olympic competition, as a result of his top six finish at the 2019 World Championships.[21]

Key:

  • VT (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by fall.
  • VB (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by injury (VF for forfeit, VA for withdrawal or disqualification)
  • PP (ranking points: 3–1 or 1–3) – Decision by points – the loser with technical points.
  • PO (ranking points: 3–0 or 0–3) – Decision by points – the loser without technical points.
  • ST (ranking points: 4–0 or 0–4) – Great superiority – the loser without technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.
  • SP (ranking points: 4–1 or 1–4) – Technical superiority – the loser with technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Mohamed Ibrahim El-Sayed −67 kg

See also

References

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  6. ^ "Côte d'Ivoire and Egypt earn Tokyo 2020 berths". FIFA. 19 November 2019. Retrieved 20 November 2019.
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  12. ^ "Africa goes for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic qualification". International Rowing Federation. 16 October 2019. Retrieved 19 October 2019.
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