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Rio 2016: Dina Meshref, El-Dawlatly’s Olympic journey ends

Dina Meshref

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and failed to qualify from the 128th and 265th rounds respectively in the Women’s competitions at the Rio .

Dina Meshref qualified from the 265th round after beating Tunisia’s Safa’ El-Sa’dany 4 nil; (12-10), (11-1), (13-11), (11-6).

However, she was not as successful in the 128th round when she faced Tailand’s Nathana Komwong.

Despite having a good start through winning the first set (11-7), she could not keep the result in her favour when Komwong won 4 sets in a row (13-11، 11-7، 11-4، 11-9); thrashing Meshref 4-1.

El-Dawlatly could also not get past the preliminary round as Denmark’s Mie Skov beat her 4-0 (11-6، 11-9، 11-7، 11-7).

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