Egypt dominates swimming in Dubai Arab Aquatics Championship
Egyptian national swimming team – both men and women – managed to win eight medals on the first day of the Dubai Arab Aquatics Championship (DIAC) organized by the UAE swimming federation.
The championship includes swimming, open water swimming, water polo and diving.
Egypt’s first swimmer to win a medal was Ahmed Akram in the men’s 1500m race, while Marawan El-Amry came second in the same race. As for women swimmer, Farida Osman ‘The Golden Fish’ easily won the golden medal for the 50m butterfly and her team mate Rawan El-Badry came second and won the silver medal.
Also, Ahmed Hamdy snatched the 200m butterfly golden medal from fellow Algerian swimmer Lonis Khan and Nayel Kandrish who came second and third. Tunisian Reem Onish achieved the golden medal in 200m women’s backstroke race and Enj Abo Zeid came second.
For the 200m men’s backstroke race, Egyptian swimmer Ahmed Wahby won gold and his team mate Salah Amin achieved the bronze medal.
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