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Egypt dominates Swimming Masters in Russia

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The Egyptian campaign – both men and women – dominated the 2015 Masters in Kazan, Russia, achieving five medals in different races.

Sohair El-Attar won the 200 meter backstroke race whilst Nagwa Ghorab came fifth in the 100 meter free.

In the men’s races, Ayman Zakaria came eighth in the 200 m backstroke and Abdel-Moneim Khalaf came tenth in the 100 meter breaststroke. However in the 100 meter free, Ahmed Hamada won a silver medal after coming second.

This is the first achievement of its kind for the Egyptian swimming team, making them the first Egyptians to win in this prestigious tournament.

Youssef Wael is a massive Al Ahly and Manchester United supporter from Cairo, Egypt. One of the few Egyptians who never really wanted to have a career in football, just played it as a hobby. Wael also played squash for 7 years.

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