Egypt at the Olympics

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Egypt at the
Olympics
Flag of Egypt.svg
IOC codeEGY
NOCEgyptian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.egyptianolympic.org (Arabic) (English)
Medals
Gold
7
Silver
10
Bronze
15
Total
32
Summer appearances
Winter appearances
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Egypt was first at the Olympic Games in 1912.

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Egypt is EGY.[1]

History[change | change source]

Egypt has sent athletes to most of the Summer Olympic Games since then. Egypt did was not at the 1976 Summer Olympics because of the African boycott. Egypt was at the Winter Olympic Games with a single alpine skier in 1984.

Egyptian athletes have won a total of 24 medals.

The National Olympic Committee for Egypt was formed in 1910.[2]

Medalists[change | change source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
11 Gold El Sayed Nosseir Netherlands 1928 Amsterdam Weightlifting Men's light heavyweight
11 Gold Ibrahim Moustafa Netherlands 1928 Amsterdam Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman light heavyweight
22 Silver Farid Simaika Netherlands 1928 Amsterdam Diving Men's 10 m platform
33 Bronze Farid Simaika Netherlands 1928 Amsterdam Diving Men's 3 m springboard
11 Gold Anwar Mesbah Germany 1936 Berlin Weightlifting Men's lightweight
11 Gold Khadr El Touni Germany 1936 Berlin Weightlifting Men's middleweight
22 Silver Saleh Soliman Germany 1936 Berlin Weightlifting Men's featherweight
33 Bronze Ibrahim Shams Germany 1936 Berlin Weightlifting Men's featherweight
33 Bronze Ibrahim Wasif Germany 1936 Berlin Weightlifting Men's light heavyweight
11 Gold Mahmoud Fayad United Kingdom 1948 London Weightlifting Men's featherweight
11 Gold Ibrahim Shams United Kingdom 1948 London Weightlifting Men's lightweight
22 Silver Attia Hamouda United Kingdom 1948 London Weightlifting Men's lightweight
22 Silver Mahmoud Hassan Ali United Kingdom 1948 London Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman bantamweight
33 Bronze Ibrahim Orabi United Kingdom 1948 London Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman light heavyweight
33 Bronze Abdel Al-Rashid Finland 1952 Helsinki Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman featherweight
22 Silver Osman Sayed Italy 1960 Rome Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman flyweight
33 Bronze Abdel El Gindy Italy 1960 Rome Boxing Men's flyweight
22 Silver Mohamed Ali Rashwan United States 1984 Los Angeles Judo Men's open
11 Gold Karam Gaber Greece 2004 Athens Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman
22 Silver Mohamed Aly Greece 2004 Athens Boxing Men's super heavyweight
33 Bronze Ahmed Ismail Greece 2004 Athens Boxing Men's light heavyweight
33 Bronze Mohamed Elsayed Greece 2004 Athens Boxing Men's heavyweight
33 Bronze Tamer Bayoumi Greece 2004 Athens Taekwondo Men's 58 kg
33 Bronze Hesham Mesbah China 2008 Beijing Judo Men's −90 kg
22 Silver Alaaeldin Abouelkassem United Kingdom 2012 London Fencing Men's foil
22 Silver Karam Gaber United Kingdom 2012 London Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 84 kg

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Official abbreviations" at The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, Tokyo, 1964, [p. 9 of 409 PDF]; retrieved 2012-8-16.
  2. "Egyptian Olympic Committee". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2011-06-13.

Other websites[change | change source]

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