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Wrestler Enas Mostafa loses semi-final, sets up bronze medal match

Enas Ahmed

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Egyptian Olympic wrestler Enas Ahmed lost her semi-final and will play for a bronze medal in the women’s 69kg freestyle category in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

In the round of 16, the Egyptian beat Venezuela’s Maria Acosta 8-0 to seal her spot in the quarter-finals.

She then defeated Brazil’s Gilda Olivera 5-1 in front of a very noisy home crowd, and celebrated wildly at the result.

The 27-year-old’s road to the final was cut short by Russia’s Natalia Vorobeva, the 2012 Olympic gold medalist, as she fell to a 4-2 loss.

Mostafa will face Kazakh wrestler Elmira Syzdykova, who lost against Vorobeva in the round of 16 before winning her repechage match, as they compete for a bronze medal.

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  1. ismail

    August 18, 2016 at 12:37 AM

    She is already out. Egypt is a big failure this time at rio. Even bahrain, qatar and unknown countrie like kosovo are better than us. 2 lousy bronze medals, that’s all we won.

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