Rahul Sharma

Egypt at the 1920 Summer Olympics

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IOC code  EGY
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Competitors  20 in 6 sports
Egypt at the 1920 Summer Olympics
NOC  Egyptian Olympic Committee
Website  www.egyptianolympic.org (Arabic) (English)
Medals  Gold Silver Bronze Total 0 0 0 0

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

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Athletics

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.

Fencing

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.

Football

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
  • Kamel Taha
  • Mohamed El-Sayed
  • Abdel Salam Hamdy
  • Riad Shawki
  • Ali El-Hassany
  • Gamil Osman
  • Tewfik Abdullah
  • Hussein Hegazi
  • Hassan Ali Allouba
  • Sayed Abaza
  • Zaki Osman
  • Reserve: Khalil Hosni
  • Reserve: Mohamed Gabr
  • Reserve: Mahmoud S. Mokhtar
  • Reserve: Abbas Safwat
  • First round
    Consolation match
    Final rank
    6th versus Liam Duncan

    Gymnastics

    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.

    Weightlifting

    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.

    Wrestling

    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.

    References

    Egypt at the 1920 Summer Olympics Wikipedia


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