Tokyo 2020 Day 12 summary: Equestrian duo reach final, handball team through to semis

Ahram Online provides a summary of how Egyptian athletes fare on Tuesday

Ahram Online , Tuesday 3 Aug 2021
Mohamed Ibrahim Elsayed
Egypt s Mohamed Ibrahim Elsayed (blue) wrestles South Korea s Ryu Han-Su in their men s greco-roman 67kg wrestling early round match during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Makuhari Messe in Tokyo on August 3, 2021. AFP

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15:45 Equestrian duo Nayel Nassar and Mouda Zeyada are through to the final of the men's individual jumping after finishing among the top 30. Nassar was not penalised while Zeyada got one penalty. 

15:15 Mohamed Magdi Hamza finished 12th in Group B of the qualifying round of the men's shot put with a throw of 19.82 meters. Only the top three advances to the final.   

15:00 The handball team reached their first ever semi-final after beating Germany 31-26 in the quarter-final.

14:00 The sync swimming duet finished 19th out of 21 teams in the preliminary round of the women's duet with 156.7625 points.

13:15 Mostafa Hassan qualified for the final of the men's shot put with a throw of 21.23 meters. He finished third out of 16 participants in Group A. 

12:00 Wrestlers Mohamed Ibarahim Elsayed "Kesho" and Mohamed Metwally missed out on a place in the final of their respective contests after heartbreaking losses. Kesho threw away a comfortable lead to lose 7-6 to Ukraine's Parviz Nasibov in the men's 67kg category while Metwally lost 9-2 to Hungary's Viktor Lorincz  in the men's 87kg category. 

09:30 Diver Mohab Ishak finished 11th out of 12 finalists in the men's 3m springboard final after scoring 393.15 points on Tuesday, marking Egypt's best position since the 1948 Olympic Games.

06:40 Wrestler Mohamed Ibrahim Elsayed “Kesho” has reached the semifinal of the Greco-roman 67kg category after beating Karen Aslanyan of Armenia 7-7 (victory by technical points 3-1). He will face Parviz Nasibov of Ukraine in the semis at 11:20 Cairo time (GMT+2).

06:15 Wrestler Mohamed Metwally has reached the semifinals of the Greco-roman 87kg category after beating Daniel Gregorich of Cuba 4-0 as the latter fell. He will play the semis on against the 2019 world silver medalist Viktor Lorincz of Hungary at 11:25 Cairo time (GMT+2).

05:45 Wrestler Mohamed Ibrahim Elsayed “Kesho” has beaten two-time world champion Hansu Ryu of Korea 7-6 in round of 16 of the Greco-roman 67kg event. He will play Karen Aslanyan of Armenia n in the quarterfinals later on Tuesday 

05:05 Wrestler Mohamed Metwally has won by technical superiority 9-1 against Kiryl Maskevich of Belarus in round of 16 of the Greco-roman 87kg event. He will face Daniel Gregorich of Cuba in the quarters later on Tuesday.

04:45 Diver Mohab Ishak has qualified for the final of the 3m springboard after scoring 408.85 points to finish at the 11th place in the semifinals among 18 divers. The top 12 advance to the final that will be played at 8:00 Cairo time (GMT+2)

 

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